April 29, 2024 -globaltrademag.com -

Following a period of sluggish performance, US intermodal traffic is on the rise, signaling potential for further growth. Union Pacific’s new route between Chicago and southern California, along with the addition of on-dock rail service at the port of Houston, highlights the railway’s focus on capturing intermodal traffic from trucking.

Intermodal traffic in the US is up by 9% compared to the same period last year, with promising expansion expected in Mexico as well. Nearshoring and disruptions in cross-border trucking are contributing factors, leading to increased demand for intermodal transport.

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