According to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, transborder freight between the U.S. and the other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) reached a total value of $58.1 billion in April, down 44.4% compared to April 2019.
Trucking was the most-used mode and moved $38.5 billion of freight, down 40.8% compared to April 2019. The second most-used mode, railways, moved $6.0 billion of freight, down 61.9% compared to April 2019.
U.S.-Canada truck freight totalled $17.8 billion (59.7% of all northern border freight) down 38.4% and U.S.-Mexico trucking reached $20.8 billion (73.2% of all southern border freight) down 42.8%.
In rail freight, U.S.-Canada traffic, at $3.6 billion (12.2% of all northern border freight) was down 57.4% while U.S.-Mexico movement reached $2.3 billion (8.2% of all southern border freight) down 67.3%.< Return