TITLE

INTERMODAL'S PRICING POWER

AUTHOR(S)
Mongelluzzo, Bill
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/9/2012, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p148
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers an outlook for the U.S. railroads and intermodal sector in 2012 with the industry seen to continue to outperform the overall economy. It notes that rail carriers' goal in 2012 is to balance capacity with demand, raise prices where possible and convert more truckload freight to intermodal rail. It explains the rail carriers' strategy to convert traffic moving exclusively over the road to a combination of short-haul trucking and long-haul intermodal rail in their area.
ACCESSION #
70322114

 

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