Rail Equipment

News coverage of rail suppliers, including demand, economics and more.


Anyone paying attention to rail carload data would conclude from the year-over-year losses that it’s a difficult market, but hidden in the figures is a story of improvement.

News & Analysis

09 May 2017
A free container database shows how the sharing of electronic information can help the supply chain from BCOs to marine terminals.
01 May 2017
The addition of seven feet and four additional pallet locations to the container means a 13 percent payload increase.
03 Apr 2017
Proposed Canadian legislation would allow EU-based carriers to reposition empty containers between domestic ports.
30 Mar 2017
Singamas has reported a full orderbook for the first quarter as carriers and container lessors try to avoid any shortages in boxes.
28 Mar 2017
A decline in production numbers and China regulations on paint look set to limit the availability of containers, which could spell trouble when demand picks up in peak periods.
23 Mar 2017
Russian antitrust authorities raided offices and seized documents Wednesday.
15 Mar 2017
It’s unclear whether the private sector has what it takes to make sensitive matchback solutions sustainable.
08 Mar 2017
US exporters are having a harder time than usual securing containers.
07 Mar 2017
Revenue dipped 4 percent.
03 Mar 2017
Matchback opportunities for shippers in the US heartland are limited by a lack of data.