Study Reveals Growth in Intermodal Freight

According to Forecast, a collaboration between the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and IHS Global Insight, overall freight tonnage will grow 23.5% from 2013 to 2025 and freight revenues will surge 72%. “We continue to see growth for the entire freight economy – but we also see that trucking will maintain its position as the nation’s dominant mode of freight transportation,” ATA Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Bob Costello. Among its findings: •         ... [+]

International Lifts Intermodal, Gaining 6.8% in Quarter-over-Quarter Comparison

Q2 Growth Pulls Year-to-Date Volumes Up 3.9 Percent Intermodal volumes jumped 4.5% in Q2, with international surpassing expectations, according to the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA)’s second quarter Intermodal Market Trends and Statistics report released on August 5. Despite some softening due to declining trailer volumes, domestic containers buoyed the ... [+]

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