Intermodal Shipping

News and analysis of the developments and trends shaping intermodal shipping around the globe including technological advancements, infrastructure projects and supply chain disruption.

Commentary

Looking at inland point intermodal data for 2016, the biggest gains were seen in the corridor linking the Northeast with the Midwest.

News & Analysis

05 May 2017
The $14.6 billion 3PL closed $716 million in new business in the quarter, including major logistics and intermodal deals.
17 Apr 2017
J.B. Hunt’s less optimistic outlook could be an early indicator of what to expect from Class I railroads and trucking companies’ first-quarter earnings to be released over the next several weeks.
20 Mar 2017
Cass truckload and intermodal data reflect importance of fuel in pricing and rising demand.
16 Feb 2017
Four weeks into the Trump administration, it appears the trade rhetoric of the campaign may well find expression in actual policy.
09 Feb 2017
The acquistion of the Evans Network of Companies, an intermodal operator, signals renewed interest in assets as well as technology.
06 Feb 2017
The transportation providers’ confidence has been spurred by an intermodal market that is improving.
01 Feb 2017
Expectations of rising transportation rates have more shippers looking at alternative routes, and not just rails.
19 Jan 2017
Shippers show they are willing to pay more for dedicated capacity, and J.B. Hunt is happy to oblige.
16 Jan 2017
There’s still plenty to concern shippers in 2017 when it comes to trucking and intermodal rail.
25 Dec 2016
Weak demand has eroded domestic shipping rates, and may also have slowed the steady increase of rail transportation of ocean containers.