Monthly year-over-year percent change in intermodal shipments of 20-foot, 40-foot and 53-foot units in the United States.
December 53-foot traffic tumbled 12.1 percent sequentially, 40-footers dropped 5.9 percent and 20-footers were off 5 percent. Year-over-year December 53-foot traffic advanced 5.8 percent, while 40-footers dropped 6.7 percent and 20-footers tumbled 10.4 percent. In calendar 2012, 53-foot traffic increased 12.8 percent, 40-footers gained 2.6 percent and 20-footers were 0.3 percent ahead — essentially flat, year-over-year.
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Data Included: 12/2012
Source: Intermodal Association of North America, www.intermodal.org