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Things remain on solid footing in the freight transportation and logistics market and likely will for the foreseeable future.
News emanating from the U.S. West Coast indicates that among many of the critical risks logistics managers must confront these days is that of forced labor.
While air cargo volumes continue to stage a modest uptick, shippers are now waiting to see how the introduction of larger freight aircraft might serve to sustain this growth. At the same time, shippers need to keep an eye on which domestic airports are prepared to handle more capacity and the new demands driven by…Details
This comes on the heels of 1.9-cent and 0.4-cents decreases, respectively, over the previous two weeks.
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For May, the most recent month for which data is available, the SCI came in at -12.3, which is a marginal improvement over April’s -13.4, which FTR said represents an all-time low, and represents “all-time low reflecting the worse conditions for shippers ever measured by FTR.”
Total second quarter intermodal volume movements, at 4,741,054, were up 6.2% annually. This also marks a 4% improvement over the first quarter’s 4,547,247, which, heading into this quarter had stood as the best quarter for intermodal in nearly four years, going back to the second quarter of 2014.
In its 4th annual survey of manufacturers and distributors, Sikich finds that companies are facing many challenges; answers are elusive.
Carloads, at 265,338, were up 3.8% annually, which trailed the 271,201 for the week ending July 14 and the 240,154 carloads for the week ending July 7, which was likely impacted by the July 4 holiday.