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    Earnings Report

    Will Rise in Crude Oil Benefit US Truckload Carriers in 2018?

    The average US on-highway diesel prices in 3Q17 have risen 20% compared to the same quarter last year.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How Analysts Feel about United Parcel Service Post-2Q16

    In this article, we’ll discuss what analysts are expecting for United Parcel Service (UPS) following its 2Q16 results.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Canadian National Railway: Growth Undeterred by Coal’s Fall in Week 23

    In contrast to the industry’s trend, CNI’s coal carloads contracted 20% in week 23 of 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Canadian Pacific: Domestic Intermodal Growth Matters

    In the week ended April 1, 2017, Canadian Pacific reported a 6.3% rise in overall intermodal traffic.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Old Dominion Freight Line Commands a Valuation Premium

    Old Dominion announced a rise of 2.0% LTL tons in January and 3.2% in February. During the same months, its LTL shipments per day rose by over 6%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    UPS’s Second-Largest Segment: International Package Segment

    United Parcel Service’s international package segment includes small package operations in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Canada, Latin America, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, and Africa.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal Volumes Rise?

    Norfolk Southern’s intermodal volumes Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) total intermodal traffic rose 6.9% in the week ended January 28, 2017. Volumes in the reported week reached above 76,000 containers and trailers, compared with nearly 72,000 in the week ended January 30, 2016. NSC’s container traffic rose 6%, from ~65,000 units in the week ended January 30, […]

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did FedEx Switch to Mark-to-Market Pension Accounting?

    FedEx suffered a loss of $895.0 million in connection with the shift to new pension accounting in 2015.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    How Truckload Carriers Have Returned Cash to Investors in 2Q17

    J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) raised its share repurchases by $80.0 million in 1H17 compared with 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    FedEx Delivers Strong Fourth-Quarter Earnings

    FedEx (FDX) announced its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closed on June 19. FedEx surpassed analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate by 3.6%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Did BNSF’s Intermodal Volumes Shrink Too Much?

    BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) total intermodal traffic for the week ended June 4, 2016, was down by 14.8%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is NSC’s Intermodal Volume Growth Keeping Pace with Peers?

    Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) total intermodal traffic rose 2.4% in the week ended March 11, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Did Kansas City Southern Overreact to Trump’s Success?

    Eastern US railroad stocks (NSC) (CSX) celebrated Trump’s prospective entry into the White House. Why did the smallest Class I railroad stock catch a cold?

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Is CSX’s Intermodal Traffic Looking as of July 23?

    CSX’s total intermodal traffic fell by 6.03%, from ~56,000 units in the week ended July 25, 2015, to ~53,000 units in the week ended July 23, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What the Direction of October’s Truck Tonnage Index Indicates

    In this article, we’ll look at the direction of the Truck Tonnage Index (or TTI) in October 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which US Trucking Carrier Has the Best Operating Cash Flow?

    Operating cash flow is a vital parameter for judging the health of a transportation company because it points to efficiency in operating assets and liabilities.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    BNSF Railway’s Intermodal Volumes Matter

    In the eighth week of 2017, BNSF’s overall intermodal traffic rose slightly by 0.8% YoY to ~100,000 containers and trailers.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Canadian Pacific versus Canadian National: A Key Intermodal Comparison

    Canadian Pacific’s (CP) intermodal volumes have been on roll for the past few weeks. It reported a 3.6% YoY rise for the week ended February 4.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    In the 13th Week of 2017, BNSF Railway Moved More Trailers Than UNP

    In the 13th week of 2017, BNSF Railway (BRK-B) recorded a 17.6% rise in its overall intermodal traffic on a year-over-year basis.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal Volumes in Focus

    Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) total intermodal traffic rose slightly by 2.9% in the week ended August 27, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal Volumes Slumped in the First Week of 2017

    NSC’s total intermodal traffic fell 13.4% in the first week of 2017. Volumes reached ~60,000 containers and trailers, as compared to ~70,000 one year ago.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did BNSF’s Intermodal Volumes Compare with the US Railroads?

    The total traffic for BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) Intermodal segment for the week ended November 5, 2016, was up 3.2%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Norfolk Southern: Chasing Its Intermodal Volumes in Week 13 of 2017

    NSC’s rise in trailer volumes appears to mark the end of its hardship due to its restructuring of TCS (Triple Crown Services), its underperforming subsidiary.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    BNSF Railway’s Intermodal: Your Industry Comparison

    In the fifth week of 2017, BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) container traffic rose 6.2% YoY.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    Trends behind Genesee & Wyoming’s European Carloads in August 2017

    Genesee & Wyoming saw its coal (ARLP) and coke railcars fall 63% in August 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Are Old Dominion’s Biggest LTL Competitors Today?

    Old Dominion’s peer group includes LTL companies that compete in the national and regional marketplace. The company also competes with some US railroads.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How CSX’s Intermodal Volumes Compared in Week 13 of 2017

    In the week ended April 1, 2017, CSX’s total intermodal traffic increased to 9.5%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    What Infrastructure Spending Cuts Mean for Freight Companies

    On March 26, 2017, Donald Trump proposed a 13% cut in federal funding for transportation in the 2018 budget.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Financials

    Must-know: Chilton initiates a new position in Now Inc.

    Now’s U.S. revenues fell due to the company’s central U.S. pipe yard relocation, reduced project revenues, and the implementation of a new quoting system.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Consumer

    What sets J.B. Hunt apart from its competitors?

    In this part of the series, we’ll discuss what sets J.B. Hunt (JBHT) apart from its competitors. The company has more than 40 years of experience.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Q2 Earnings Were a Mixed Bag for J.B. Hunt

    J.B. Hunt reported mixed Q2 earnings, as its revenues grew YoY but earnings declined.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    Union Pacific Stock Rose Due to Upbeat Q1 Earnings

    Union Pacific (UNP) stock was trading ~3% higher during the pre-market trading session on April 18.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    J.B. Hunt Stock Plunged ~5% after Q1 Earnings Missed Estimates

    J.B. Hunt plunged ~5% in the extended trading session on April 15 after the company reported lower-than-expected first-quarter 2019 results.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    Higher Freight Rates to Drive J.B. Hunt’s First-Quarter Earnings

    J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) is expected to report its first-quarter earnings results on April 15.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    Union Pacific Gains ~4% after Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates

    Union Pacific (UNP) stock was trading ~4% higher during the pre-market trading session today after the company reported better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter of 2018.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    Ryder System Missed Earnings but Beat Revenues, Stock Down 7%

    Today, Ryder System (R) released its Q3 2018 earnings before the opening bell. Ryder’s Q3 adjusted EPS jumped 23.3% year-over-year.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Werner Enterprises Beat Q3 Estimates, Stock Fell 2.9%

    Werner Enterprises announced its third-quarter results on October 18 and beat analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate of $0.59 by 7.3%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Canadian Pacific Railway Reports Solid Third Quarter, Stock Down 3%

    On October 18, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) announced its third-quarter earnings, reporting adjusted EPS of 4.12 Canadian dollars.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    J.B. Hunt: Truckload Segment’s Third-Quarter Revenues

    The Truck segment’s revenues expanded 14% in the third quarter to $106.0 million from $93.0 million in the third quarter of 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    J.B. Hunt’s Intermodal Revenues Grew in the Third Quarter

    In the third quarter, the Intermodal segment’s revenues were $1.22 billion—up 16% compared to $1.05 billion in the third quarter of 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at FedEx’s Capital Expenditure in Q1 2019

    FedEx (FDX) incurred capital expenditure of $1.17 billion in the first quarter compared to $1.0 billion in the comparable period of fiscal 2018.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Driver Shortage for Truckload Carriers and Q2 Employee Costs

    The LTL (less-than-truckload) companies were nearly immune to the acute driver shortage faced by the US trucking industry until 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How Major US Road Transporter Stocks Fared in 2018

    In 2017, trucks hauled 10.8 billion tons of freight, representing 70.2% of all the domestic freight tonnage in the United States.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Expeditors International Beat Q2 Estimates, Stock Zigzags

    Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD) beat analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate of $0.78 by $0.01 for the second quarter.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    EXPD’s Second-Quarter Earnings Beat Estimates, Stock Zigzags

    Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD) reported its Q2 earnings on August 7. Adjusted EPS was $0.79, beating the $0.78 estimate.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How XPO Logistics Stock Is Trending ahead of Q2 Earnings

    XPO Logistics (XPO) is set to announce its Q2 earnings on August 1 after the market closes. On July 26, XPO stock closed at $99.26.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    J.B. Hunt Transport’s ICS Segment’s Revenue Growth

    J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ (JBHT) ICS (Integrated Capacity Solutions) segment reported blockbuster growth in the second quarter.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Labor Issues Impact CP Railway’s Q2 Earnings, but Stock Up 1.7%

    Canada’s number two rail freight carrier, Canadian Pacific Railway, announced its second-quarter earnings on July 18 after the market closed.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    C.H. Robinson’s North American Surface Transport Segment

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s (CHRW) NAST (North American Surface Transport) segment provides truckload, LTL (less-than-truckload), and intermodal freight transportation services across North America.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    C.H. Robinson: Solid Business Growth through Acquisitions

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) went public in 1997. Soon after, the company went on an acquisition spree to further its business interests in new geographies.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Have Major US Truckload Carrier Stocks Trended in 2018?

    The US truckload segment is highly fragmented. The segment is expected to witness a lot of merger and acquisitions in upcoming quarters.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Consumer

    Expeditors International’s Blockbuster 1Q18 Sends Stock up 8%

    The United States’ premier road transportation (JBHT) company, Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD), announced its 1Q18 earnings today.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    XPO Beat 1Q18 Estimates, but Higher Operating Costs Hurt Stock

    XPO Logistics reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.61, which surpassed analysts’ estimate of $0.51.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Union Pacific to Miss 2019 Operating Margin Target, Stock Dives

    The United States’ number-one rail freight carrier, Union Pacific, announced its 1Q18 earnings today.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    How GWR’s North American Carloads Trended in February

    In February 2018, Genesee & Wyoming’s (GWR) North American carloads expanded 0.3% YoY (year-over-year) on a reported basis.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    What Happened to Werner Enterprises’ Operating Margins in 4Q17?

    Werner Enterprise earned an operating income of $45.1 million in 4Q17, a rise of 29% compared to its operating income of $35.0 million in 4Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Did Werner Enterprises Surpass Analysts’ Estimates in 4Q17?

    In 4Q17, Werner Enterprises (WERN) reported revenue of $567.4 million. The company beat Thomson Reuters–surveyed analysts’ consensus revenue estimate of $553.8 million by 2.4%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    What Sank CSX’s Intermodal Revenues in 4Q17?

    CSX’s (CSX) intermodal revenues shrank 1.3% to $471.0 million in 4Q17, down from $477.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    How the Electronic Logging Device Mandate Could Affect Truckers

    Commercial vehicle drivers are required to install ELDs (electronic logging devices) in their vehicles by December 18, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Tracking the Truck Tonnage Index of US Truckload Carriers

    The ATA’s advanced seasonally adjusted index of for-hire trucks rose 3.3% to 147.6 in October 2017 on a sequential basis, from 142.9 in the previous month.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Leverage Position of US Truckload Carriers after 3Q17

    Ryder System (R) has a forward EBITDA of ~$1.8 billion against a total debt of ~$5.3 billion.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    US Truckload Carriers: Accelerating into 2018

    Trucks currently haul ~70% of all merchandise shipped in the United States. Volumes are expected to reach ~10.7 billion tons in 2017 with $719 billion in revenues.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    GWR’s European Freight Volumes Fell in September 2017

    Genesee & Wyoming’s intermodal volumes fell by more than 2,300 carloads or ~3% in September this year due to reduced volumes in Continental Europe.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Gauging FedEx’s Capital Expenditure in Fiscal 2018

    FedEx plans for a ~$5.9 billion capital expenditure or capex in fiscal 2018. In fiscal 2017, it spent ~$5.1 billion on capex, accounting for 8.5% of total revenues.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Why Investors Should Watch the Truck Tonnage Index

    ATA’s advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.1% in July after falling 4.4% in June 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    A Look at Truckload Carriers’ Capex in 2Q17

    Swift Transportation (SWFT) has the lowest capex-to-revenues ratio. In 2Q17, this ratio was 4.4% compared with 3.5% in 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Will the Rise in Crude Oil Benefit US-Based Truckload Carriers?

    Among the discussed companies, Heartland Express’s (HTLD) fuel cost as a percentage of operating expenses has risen 1.8% in 2Q17 to 19.7%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    How the Driver Shortage Impacts Truckload Carriers’ Employee Costs

    The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a major labor organization in the US, has been fighting against the implementation of legislation on autonomous trucks in the US.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Which Truckload Carriers Saw the Best Operating Margins in 2Q17?

    Heartland Express’s operating margin grew 1.2% to 16.4% in 2Q17 compared to 15.2% in 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Which Truckload Carriers Left Their Peers behind in 2Q17 Revenue Growth?

    Landstar Systems’ (LSTR) 2Q17 revenues rose 12.3% on a year-over-year basis.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Why EXPD’s Operating Margins Declined in 2Q17

    While EXPD’s revenues grew 13.4% in 2Q17, its operating expenses rose 16%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Norfolk Southern: International Pushed Intermodal Revenues in 2Q17

    NSC’s Intermodal segment’s revenues rose 10% to $593.0 million from $538.0 million in 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Why CSX’s Intermodal Revenues Rose in 2Q17

    In this section, we’ll review the performance of CSX’s (CSX) intermodal segment in 2Q17.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    BNSF Railway’s Intermodal versus UNP’s

    BNSF Railway’s total intermodal volumes (containers and trailers) rose 8.3% in the week ended July 8, 2017. BNSF moved ~86,000 intermodal units that week.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Why CSX’s Intermodal Volumes Rose in Week 27

    CSX’s (CSX) intermodal traffic registered a 3.7% YoY (year-over-year) gain in the week ended July 8, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Inside Norfolk Southern Trailers and Containers in Week 27

    NSC overall intermodal volumes declined 0.3% YoY in the week ended July 8, 2017, moving over 64,000 containers and trailers for the period.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    What Happened to CSX’s Trailers and Containers in Week 26

    For the week ended July 1, 2017, CSX (CSX) registered a ~6% rise in overall intermodal traffic.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    What Happened to Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal Traffic in Week 26?

    In the 26th week of 2017, Norfolk Southern (NSC) saw its overall intermodal volumes expressed containers and trailers grow 8.9%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    CSX’s Containers Rose, Trailers Fell in Week 25

    CSX Corporation (CSX) reported a 4.8% rise in intermodal volumes in the week ended June 24, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Major Trucking Companies’ Stock Movement during the Last Year

    Trucking companies’ fuel surcharge revenues are directly tied to fuel prices. With the momentum in fuel prices, surcharge revenues are expected to pick up.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Comparing CSX’s Week 24 Intermodal Growth with the Industry’s

    CSX Corporation’s (CSX) intermodal volumes trended in contrast with other freight volumes in week 24. In the week, the company’s intermodal volumes rose 2.1%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Higher Package Yield Drove FedEx’s Express Segment’s Revenue

    In fiscal 4Q17, FedEx’s (FDX) Express segment’s total revenue was $7.1 billion, compared to $6.7 billion in fiscal 4Q16, a year-over-year (or YoY) rise of 6.9%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Comparing CSX’s Intermodal Volumes with NSC in Week 23

    In the week ended June 10, 2017, CSX’s (CSX) intermodal volumes rose 3.9%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Inside CSX’s Intermodal Traffic in Week 19

    In recent weeks, CSX Corporation’s (CSX) intermodal traffic has been almost flat. In the week ended May 13, 2017, its intermodal volumes rose 2.8%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    How Norfolk’s Intermodal Volumes Compared to CSX’s in Week 19

    Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) total intermodal traffic rose 8% in the week ended May 13, 2017. Its volumes reached ~72,000 containers.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Comparing BNSF’s Intermodal Rise with UNP’s in Week 19

    In the 19th week of 2017, BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) overall intermodal traffic rose 6.3% YoY (year-over-year) to ~101,000 containers and trailers.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    BNSF Railway: How Its Intermodal Fared in Week 18

    In the 18th week of 2017, BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) overall intermodal traffic rose 1.4% year-over-year to ~97,600 containers and trailers, compared with 96,300 containers in the corresponding week of 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Norfolk Southern: Inside Its Intermodal Growth in Week 18

    Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) total intermodal traffic rose 4.3% in the week ended May 6, 2017. Its volumes reached ~78,000 containers.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    CSX: Comparing Its Intermodal Traffic with the Industry in Week 18

    In recent weeks, CSX’s (CSX) intermodal traffic has been almost flat. In the week ended May 6, 2017, its intermodal volumes fell 2%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    How BNSF Railway’s Intermodal Volumes Compare

    BNSF Railway’s intermodal volumes In the 17th week of 2017, BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) overall intermodal traffic rose 6.7% YoY (year-over-year) to ~102,000 containers and trailers, compared with 95,000 containers in the corresponding week of 2016. The company’s container volumes rose 7.1% to ~91,000 containers. BNSF’s trailer volumes rose 3.4% YoY to ~10,000 trailers. The rise […]

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Comparing Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal Traffic with CSX’s

    Norfolk Southern’s intermodal traffic Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) total intermodal traffic rose 6.5% in the week ended April 29, 2017. Its volumes reached ~78,000 containers. Norfolk’s container traffic rose 5.6%, and its trailer traffic rose 15.6% YoY (year-over-year) to nearly 6,900 units, compared with 5,900 units in the week ended April 30, 2016. Since the beginning of […]

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    CSX: Despite a Trailer Slump, Intermodal Volumes Rose in Week 17

    CSX’s intermodal volumes In recent weeks, CSX’s (CSX) intermodal traffic has been almost flat. In the week ended April 29, 2017, its intermodal volumes rose 3%. Overall intermodal volumes reached 54,000, compared with 53,000 units in the week ended April 30, 2016. Trailer volumes stood at 1,900 units, 5.4% lower than last year. In the […]

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Canadian National Railway’s Intermodal Traffic Surged in Week 16

    In the week ended April 22, 2017, the 16th week of 2017, Canadian National Railway’s (CNI) overall intermodal volumes rose 10.4%. There was no trailer movement in the week.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Behind Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal Traffic Rise in Week 16

    Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) total intermodal traffic rose a marginal 1.2% in the week ended April 22, 2017. Its volumes reached more than 74,000 containers.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Unpacking BNSF Railway’s Intermodal Traffic in Week 16

    In the 16th week of 2017, BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) overall intermodal traffic fell 4% YoY (year-over-year) to more than 93,000 containers and trailers.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Did CSX’s Intermodal Volumes Align with the Industry’s Last Week?

    In recent weeks, CSX Corporation’s (CSX) intermodal traffic was almost flat. In the week ended April 22, 2017, its intermodal volumes fell 2.3%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Canadian National Railway: Behind the Intermodal Volumes in Week 15

    In the week ended April 15, 2017, Canadian National Railway’s (CNI) overall intermodal volumes rose 9.4%. There was no trailer movement that week.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    CSX’s Intermodal Traffic Compared to the Industry in Week 15

    In recent weeks, CSX’s (CSX) intermodal traffic was almost flat. In the week ended April 15, 2017, its intermodal volumes fell 0.20%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Norfolk Southern: Trailers Rise by Double Digits in Week 15

    Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) total intermodal traffic rose to 6.5% in the week ended April 15, 2017. Its volumes reached more than 69,500 containers.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    BNSF Railway: How Intermodal Volumes Compared in Week 15

    In the 15th week of 2017, BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) overall intermodal traffic rose 5.1% YoY to more than 100,000 containers and trailers.

    By Samuel Prince
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