The Intermodal Association of North America said Aug. 5 that trucks and railroads moved 3.86 million containers and trailers during the three months ended June 30, up from 3.77 million during the same time in 2012 — the record year for intermodal.
“Domestic container volume was the foundation of intermodal growth in both the second quarter and year to date,” IANA President Joni Casey said.
The IANA report noted the stronger growth in the East, which was attributed to more traffic gained from trucking.
The six-month pace for intermodal is 3.4% ahead of the 2012 rate…
By Jonathan S. Reiskin, Associate News Editor for TT