Intermodal tightness pumps Chicago freight market

Intermodal tightness pumps Chicago freight market

Intermodal tightness has pumped the hub of hubs, the Chicago freight market especially on lanes paralleling major railroads; meanwhile a minor heatwave in St. Louis may have been behind a massive surge in reefer turndowns.

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Updated: Universal Logistics adds to its intermodal and drayage business with Southern Counties purchase

Updated: Universal Logistics adds to its intermodal and drayage business with Southern Counties purchase

Universal is bullish on its intermodal division, and the Southern Counties acquisition will allow it to expand its footprint in that area.

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BNSF's second quarter OR comes in weakest of the class 1 railroads

BNSF's second quarter OR comes in weakest of the class 1 railroads

The class 1 railroad owned by Berkshire Hathaway had the worst OR of any of the class 1 railroads for the second quarter.

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After a strong quarter, Norfolk Southern management asked: why aren't you more like CSX?

After a strong quarter, Norfolk Southern management asked: why aren't you more like CSX?

The improved Operating Ratio posted by Norfolk Southern wasn’t enough to stop analysts from asking about its comparison to that of CSX.

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