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What is the state of carload freight?

Posted by Todd Tranausky on Jan 12, 2022 11:52:00 AM

Todd Tranausky looks at carload freight's situation as we enter 2022.

This Q&A response from The FTR Experts came from our December State of Freight - 2021 Lessons & Market Risks webinar. View the video and the key takeaways below.

Key Takeaways:
  • Carload has spent the year stuck in neutral with no real changes as it sits below the 5-year average.
  • This is despite the overwhelming demand the economy is facing, suggesting that railroads are having trouble attracting freight.


Tags: Freight, intermodal, carload, Rail, outlook, transportation


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