Rail, Barge Capacity Still Lag Demand

June 2005
Metal Center News;Jun2005, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p21
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the shortage of equipment in rail and barge shipping in the U.S. James R. Schaaf, director of metals marketing for Norfolk Southern Corp., expects some softening in demand for rail services from the steel industry, as a couple major producers have cut back production in June 2005 and into the third quarter. Stephen H. Fraser, president and chief executive officer of May Logistics, notes that there is a lot more material moving by rails while there has not been the ability to increase capacity very much.


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