BCOs face surcharges even as CN says Chicago terminal “near normal”

Chicago area draymen are charging shippers surcharges of $75 and even double that for every load moving through one of Canadian National Railway’s intermodal terminals even as th railroad said operations have returned to “near-normal levels.” According to CN, reported five-hour-long wait times at the Harvey, Illinois, terminal, which are a product of “unplanned network outages,” receded late last week and the railroad has asked chassis pool providers to increase their equipment supply in order to handle any remaining congestion.
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