Transportation data

U.S. east-west spot rates, week of May 27, 2013. Source: IDS Transportation Services, LLC
Intermodal Shipping | May 29, 2013 3:10PM EDT
The overall U.S. intermodal rate increased 0.5 percent or $9.58 to $1,973 this week due to increases in three of the four directional indices, according to data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS.
JOC Truckload Capacity Index
Truckload Freight | May 29, 2013 1:26PM EDT

The JOC Truckload Capacity Index remained flat at 79.7 in the first quarter, the lowest reading in the recently revised index’s six-year history.

North America-South America | May 28, 2013 3:07PM EDT
Containerized exports from North America to Central and South America inched up to 177,200 20-foot-equivalent units in March 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week of May 24, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | May 24, 2013 12:36PM EDT
The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index extended its decline in European lanes, despite recent general rate increases set for May 15 and future increases scheduled for early June and July.
Top China Ports Year-to-Date Growth Rate - January-April 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asian Ports | May 24, 2013 10:52AM EDT
Shenzhen, China's second-biggest port in 2012 in volume terms, saw container throughput edge down year-over-year in April.
Mexican rail volumes through May 18, 2013. Source: Association of American Railroads
Association of American Railroads | May 23, 2013 2:33PM EDT
Mexican carload traffic jumped roughly 15 percent year-over-year in the week ending May 18, according to the Association of American Railroads.
World Container Index Between New York and Rotterdam. Source: World Container Index
Trans-Atlantic | May 23, 2013 12:22PM EDT
Trans-Atlantic eastbound and westbound rates inched up in the week of May 23, according to the latest release of the World Container Index.
World Container Index rates to Shanghai. Source: World Container Index
Trans-Pacific | May 23, 2013 12:18PM EDT
Backhaul rates from northern Europe and the U.S. West Coast continued to dip this week, according to the latest release of the World Container Index.
Containerized exports from the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East to Europe. Source: Container Trades Statistics
Asia-Europe | May 23, 2013 11:09AM EDT
Containerized exports from the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East to regions in Europe, Africa, and the Americas saw significant growth in March 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics.
Europe: Containerized exports to North America through March 2013. Source: Container Trades Statistics
Europe Trade Data | May 22, 2013 3:47PM EDT
Containerized export volume from Europe to North America reached 322,300 20-foot-equivalent units in March, its highest volume since July 2012 and the second highest volume in this lane since the JOC began collecting this data in January 2011, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd.
Average Operating Ratio by Trucking Segment - For Publicly Owned LTL and Truckload Carriers. Source: Journal of Commerce, company reports
LTL Shipping | May 22, 2013 1:06PM EDT
Average truckload and less-than-truckload operating ratios climbed in the first quarter, hitting their highest points in at least a year, according to the JOC.
DAT North American Freight Index. Source: DAT
Truckload Freight | May 22, 2013 12:54PM EDT
The DAT North American Freight Index fell 16.5 percent year-over-year in April 2013, down to 1488, compared with a record April high in 2012, according to the latest release from DAT.
Average change in U.S. LTL yield through the first quarter of 2013. Sources: Company reports and JOC analyses.
LTL Shipping | May 22, 2013 12:23PM EDT
Average less-than-truckload yield increased 3 percent in the first quarter among large publicly owned motor carriers tracked by The Journal of Commerce.
U.S. overall spot rates, week of May 20, 2013. Source: IDS Transportation Services, LLC
Intermodal Shipping | May 21, 2013 4:35PM EDT
The overall U.S. intermodal index inched up 0.1 percent or $2.22 this week due to increases in the east-west and north-south directional indices, according to data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS.
Australasia/Oceania - Exports to South and Central America. Source: Container Trades Statistics
Trans-Pacific | May 20, 2013 3:28PM EDT
Containerized export volume from Australasia/Oceania to South and Central America steeply declined in March 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd.
First Quarter 2011-2013 West Coast Market Shares. Source: Ports’ published data
Port of Prince Rupert | May 20, 2013 8:14AM EDT
Canada’s West Coast container ports stayed level in the first quarter of 2013 with the robust growth they experienced last year. When compared with the first quarter of 2012, Canadian ports saw a higher throughput volume in the first quarter of 2013, but a slight dip in West Coast traffic market share.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week of May 17, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | May 17, 2013 1:29PM EDT
The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index saw further rate erosion in European lanes, pulling the overall SCFI index below the $1,000 per 20-foot container mark for the first time since February 2012, to $990.78.
World Container Index Between New York and Rotterdam. Source: World Container Index
Trans-Atlantic | May 17, 2013 10:26AM EDT
Trans-Atlantic westbound rates saw another week of declines at an accelerated rate, moving to a new low of $2,027, according to the latest release of the World Container Index.

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