Todd Tranausky discusses congestion in rail and intermodal spaces, and whether that congestion could push freight to truck or air instead.
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.
- The truck market has its own capacity issues, with very little excess capacity for active truck utilization.
- Air freight might help for smaller items, but larger product such as dishwashers or refrigerators would quickly become unfeasible.