February intermodal volumes continued an ongoing run of declines, which were accentuated by the ongoing coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic, according to data provided to LM by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
Total shipments for the month—at 1,330,803—were off 5.4% annually. Domestic containers—at 608,833—were up 5.8% decline, while trailers—at 83,155—slumped 22.6%. All domestic equipment—at 691,988—was off 1/3%. ISO, or international, containers—at 638,815—saw an 11.8% decline.