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How will pandemic recovery affect the volume of goods shipped?

Posted by Todd Tranausky on Jun 14, 2021 1:46:10 PM

Todd Tranausky discusses how pandemic recovery and a return to spending on services, and how that could affect the shipment of goods.

This Q&A response from the FTR experts came from our April Rail Outlook (Carload + Intermodal) webinar. View the video and the key takeaways below. 

Key Takeaways:
  • Even as purchasing moves back to services, the goods inherently tied to those circumstances will lessen the impact of the shift.
  • Services employees will finally have stable income again, allowing them to make purchases and start regularly buying goods for the first time in a year.


Tags: railcar, intermodal, Rail, services, pandemic recovery, goods


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