September 1, 2014

UP adding 10,000 new containers to fleet

Railroad intermodal traffic –- especially the movement of containers atop flat cars — is sizzling. Responding to the growing demand, Union Pacific has ordered almost 10,000 new 53-foot containers this year, according to the Journal of Commerce. Additionally, reports the Journal of Commerce, UP has ordered 5,600 new wheeled chassis on which the containers travel [...]