US Intermodal Rates Hit Six-Month Low

An index of U.S. intermodal rates slipped to $1,991 in the week of Dec. 16, as all four directional indices decreased week-to-week. The overall index rate of the top 36 U.S. lanes decreased 1.8 percent, or $36, during this week according to data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS. This is the index’s lowest level since the week of June 10, 2013.
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