August intermodal volumes trend up, reports IANA
Total August volume—at 1,581,860—increased 2.0% annually. Trailers—at 72,223—saw another significant decline, down 25.6%, an improvement over July’s 29.0% annual decline, for the lone segment tracked by IANA to fall. Domestic containers—at 698,252—increased 4.7% annually. All domestic equipment, which is comprised of trailers and domestic containers, eked out a 0.9% gain, to 770,475. ISO, or international, containers—at 811,385—headed up 3.%.