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Trucks Catching Up to Trains for Shipping Costs

Aug 14, 2019 at 01:30 PM CST
In a study with implications for logistics developments tied to rail access, the pricing advantage of shipping by rail is declining, says IHS Markit. The latest quarterly U.S. Domestic Intermodal Savings Index, produced by IHS Markit’s Journal of Commerce (JOC), shows that U.S. domestic intermodal shippers don’t save as much by converting loads from the highway to the rails as they did in recent years.