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What are the current economic conditions for rail & intermodal?

Posted by Todd Tranausky on Sep 28, 2021 12:08:42 PM

Todd Tranausky discusses the general economic conditions for rail & intermodal.

This Q&A response from The FTR Experts came from our September State of Freight - Rail & Intermodal webinar. View the video and the key takeaways below.

 
Key Takeaways:
  • Rates of growth for both GDP and GDP Goods Transport decline over time, slowly reverting from the huge growth we've seen lately.
  • Excluding automotive, retail inventories are actually seeing growth above where they were in February 2020.

 

Tags: Economy, railcar, intermodal, carload, Rail, transportation, state of freight

 

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