Analysis: Signs point to capacity crunch in domestic containers

Buried in the generally favorable intermodal numbers for September from the Intermodal Association of North America was an attention-getter: revenue moves occurring in domestic containers came in only 0.7 percent ahead of the prior year. The gain pales in comparison with more than 12 percent growth for trailer-on-flat-car (TOFC) 53-foot trailers and reported American Trucking Associations truck tonnage gains of 7.2 percent for the month..
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