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Carloads, at 271,718, were up 1.8% annually, and intermodal containers and trailers increased 3.8% annually to 285,169.

CSX announces new operating management structure to drive the next phase of transformation, the changes are a continuation of the company's scheduled transformation into precision scheduled railroading.

Carloads, at 279,907, saw a 3% annual increase, and intermodal units headed up 5.4% to 291,088.

But UP CEO Fritz warns Trump initiatives on trade threaten growth prospects.

Learn about the 35th Annual Quest for Quality Award winners for Railroad and Intermodal Carriers.

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.

This was ahead of the 240,154 carloads for the week ending July 7, which was likely impacted by the July 4 holiday and ahead of the week ending June 30 at 270,916.

CSX rises after stunning Wall Street with rail-efficiency gains including second-quarter operating ratio setting a U.S. record as costs fall and cargo demand for coal and consumer goods fuel sales increase.

Rail carloads, at 240,514, were up 5.4% annually, which is below the week ending June 30 at 270,916 and the week ending June 23 at 268,464.

U.S. rail carloads headed up 2.0%, or 21,098 carloads, to 1,080,769, and U.S. intermodal containers and trailers in June were up 6.3%, or 68,689 units, at 1,159,973.

The Georgia Ports Authority and the South Carolina Ports Authority have filed an agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to work jointly to provide a new chassis pool structure to be known as the Southern States Chassis Pool.

Carloads, at 269,748, were up 1.9% annually. This trailed the week ending June 9 at 271,641 and topped the week ending June 2 at 252,162.

Total units for the month of May were up 6.3% annually to 1,632,461. Trailers showed the largest annual percentage gain, rising 21.8% to 122,656. Domestic containers were up 6.2% to 686,519, and international, or ISO, containers were up 4.4% to 823,286.

Any logistics shipper planning facilities in or near major metro areas would be wise to think ahead and have competitive modes in place for future price negotiations with the rail oligarchy.

Carloads were up 3.2%, or 41,078 units, annually to 1,319,420, and intermodal containers and trailers rose 6.6%, or 86,010 units, to 1,398,203.





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