North American transborder freight was down 0.2% in September

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 $101.4 billion in September, down 0.2% compared to September 2018.

Trucking was the most-used mode and moved $64.0 billion of freight, up 1.1% compared to September 2018. The second mode was railways, which moved $14.8 billion of freight, down 1.9% compared to September 2018.

U.S.-Canada truck freight totalled $28.9 billion (56.3% of all northern border freight) up 1.1% and U.S.-Mexico trucking reached $35.1 billion (69.9% of all southern border freight) up 1.2%

The tendencies were similar in rail freight, where U.S.-Canada traffic, at $8.0 billion (15.6% of all northern border freight) down 3.5% while U.S.-Mexico movement reached $6.8 billion (13.6% of all southern border freight) up 0.1%.

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