AJOT | November 20, 2019 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.3% in October after rising 1% in September. In October, the index equaled 118.1 (2015=100) compared with 118.5 in September.
AJOT | November 19, 2019 | Air Cargo News | General News | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data
Fundamental basket routes run out of steam as we reach the last half of November, with China to Europe going completely flat, and China to USA with a marginal gain of 1 cent over what has been a disappointing, if highly volatile Q4 peak. Beyond a sudden increase in volumes ex-Asia over the next two weeks, there is very little on the horizon to bolster an already weak year.
AJOT | November 19, 2019 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers
Van and reefer load-to-truck ratios got a big boost last week, rising more than 20%. Vans are moving retail products in preparation for Black Friday and reefers are hauling fresh food ahead of Thanksgiving. Rates, however, have remained fairly stable. Van and reefer rates saw a slight increase, while flatbed rates declined. For more info, read the Rate Trend of the Week.
The charts below show the national average rates for the month to date, including fuel surcharges.
AJOT | November 11, 2019 | Air Cargo News | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data
Market momentum runs out, as the rate of climb for aggregated trade lane prices drops off significantly. China to Europe is pushed up 1 cent, providing a marginal gain with the majority of November yet to come. In a sudden shift China to USA loses 2 cents in the middle of traditional peak season.
AJOT | November 07, 2019 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | By The Numbers
The World Container Index assessed by Drewry, a composite of container freight rates on 8 major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia is up by 3% to $1,447.82 per 40ft container (updated Thursday, 7 November 2019).
Two-year spot freight rate trend for the World Container Index:
AJOT | November 05, 2019 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers
Oct 28 - Nov 3 - More loads left the West Coast ports, heading toward retail distribution centers in advance of the holiday shopping season. The additional volume shored up van rates at the end of the month. Volume rose for reefers and flatbeds, as well, driving up load-to-truck ratios in major markets across the country. For more info, read the Rate Trend of the Week.
AJOT | November 05, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers
Flaring and venting of natural gas in the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico reached a new all-time high in the third quarter of 2019, averaging more than 750 million cubic feet per day (MMcfd), according to a preliminary analysis conducted by Rystad Energy.
AJOT | November 04, 2019 | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data
China to Europe and China to US continue gaining on the previous week, reflecting a boost into a very sharp peak season price spike (up 13 and 9 cents). However price momentum slows earlier into Q4 2019 versus 2018, in which prices continued climbing with equal momentum up until the first week of December.
AJOT | November 01, 2019 | Intermodal News | By The Numbers
Total intermodal volumes dropped 3.7 percent year-over-year in the third quarter of 2019, according to the Intermodal Association of North America's Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report. International shipments nudged down 0.8 percent from 2018, while domestic containers and trailers fell 4.9 percent and 17.6 percent, respectively.
AJOT | October 28, 2019 | Air Cargo News | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data
Double figure rate growth hits late into the season, just on the entrance into November. China to Europe continues its climb from the previous week gaining 21 cents, whilst China to USA finally establishes momentum gaining 20 cents.
AJOT | October 28, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest International Energy Outlook 2019 (IEO2019) Reference case, future growth in natural gas consumption is concentrated in developing nations—those outside of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)—especially in non-OECD Asian countries.
AJOT | October 23, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers
South Carolina Ports Authority has long been a powerful economic engine for South Carolina, and as container volumes have doubled over the past decade, the Port’s positive economic impact on the state has significantly increased.