US Intermodal Rates Drop as Midwest Freeze Continues

An index of 36 major U.S. intermodal lanes fell $93 from the prior week to $2,014 in the week of Jan. 27, according to data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS. This drop eroded the $88 combined increase from the past two weeks. The current rate is down 2.8 percent from the rate one year ago, when it stood at $2,072.

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