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How will dwindling coal freight affect rail shippers?

(Source: Supply Chain Dive, September 5, 2019)

NEW YORK — Most Class I railroads have started turning to PSR to achieve higher on-time delivery rates demanded by intermodal service. But many shippers have been frustrated by this transition to PSR. Increasing efficiency while staying in the good graces of shippers will be an important balancing act for railroads going forward. The greater focus on intermodal as coal declines could, in fact, create greater capacity for rail shippers.

Full story: Supply Chain Dive

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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