Mensual archives: June 2017


Global container freight index shows world trade up in May

The Container Throughput Index of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) shows a significant leap upwards in May from 125.4 points to 127.2 points. According to the Institute the increase more than...

20 November 2019
Catégorie: Freight News


Great Lakes total May freight volume stayed stable

The Lake Carriers' Association reports that freighters moved 9.5 million tons of cargo on the Great Lakes in May, a virtual repeat of a year ago. The total float totaled 9,496,663 tons this May and 9,473,709 tons a year ago. This...

20 November 2019
Catégorie: Freight News



American truck tonnage index increased 6.5% in May

The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.5% in May, following a 1.5% decline in April. In May, the index equaled 144.1 (2000=100), up from 135.3 in April. Compared with May 2016, the index increased 4.8%, which was...

20 November 2019
Catégorie: Freight News