Freight Shipments

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Arkansas Times
Report: Union Pacific furloughs 44 in North Little Rockin North Little Rock and other area facilities. The Jenks Shop is UP's biggest
Report: Union Pacific furloughs 44 in North Little Rock
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
in North Little Rock and other area facilities. The Jenks Shop is UP's biggest and employs roughly 1,100. The company discussed some 2,700 temporary layoffs company wide in April on news of a third consecutive quarter of declining freight shipme... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Undeniable Evidence That The Real Economy Is Already In Recessionand sold and shipped around the country in April 2016 when compared to April 20
Undeniable Evidence That The Real Economy Is Already In Recession
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
and sold and shipped around the country in April 2016 when compared to April 2015. The following comes from Wolf Richter… Freight shipments by truck and rail in the US fell 4.9% in April from the beaten-down levels of April 2015, according to the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Recession Watch: Freight Volume Drops to Worst Level since 2010Freight shipments by truck and rail in the US fell 4.9% in April from the beate
Recession Watch: Freight Volume Drops to Worst Level since 2010
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
Freight shipments by truck and rail in the US fell 4.9% in April from the beaten-down levels of April 2015, according to the Cass Transportation Index, released on Friday. It was the worst April since 2010, which followed the worst March since 2010.... Read more
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Market Watch
Berkshire Hathaway's BNSF reports drop in profitBerkshire said Friday. Net profit, meanwhile, dropped 25% to $784 million. The
Berkshire Hathaway's BNSF reports drop in profit
Market Watch / Posted 24 days ago
Berkshire said Friday. Net profit, meanwhile, dropped 25% to $784 million. The bulk of the revenue decline came from coal freight shipments, down 39% to $779 million, driven by a 33% volume decline. Coal accounted for about 22% of the unit's... Read more
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The Washington Times
US-RUSSIA CROSSTALK: Eurasian unity vs. zero sumSome sectors, such as transportation, have been particularly hard hit, with the
US-RUSSIA CROSSTALK: Eurasian unity vs. zero sum
The Washington Times / Posted 27 days ago
Some sectors, such as transportation, have been particularly hard hit, with the Chinese state railway system reporting that freight shipments have fallen for the past 26 months. External players such as the United States and Western Europe have the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
The Dequindre Cut: An homage to the past and symbol of Detroit's futurethe landscape of the city changed, and various industries faltered, the busines
The Dequindre Cut: An homage to the past and symbol of Detroit's future
Detroit Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
the landscape of the city changed, and various industries faltered, the businesses began disappearing, and so too did the freight shipments along the Cut. The use of the Cut for rail service ended in the late 1970s. And there it sat — a two-mile... Read more

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