Q1 industrial real estate activity sees continuation of strong market conditions, reports JLL

Data issued today by Chicago-based industrial real estate firm JLL highlighted very strong fundamentals for the U.S.-based industrial real estate market, for the first quarter. In its “U.S. Industrial Outlook: Q1 2022,” JLL observed various takeaways reflecting how competitive market conditions continue to give landlords what JLL Senior Director Mehtab Randhawa called the edge in… Continue reading Q1 industrial real estate activity sees continuation of strong market conditions, reports JLL

Total Q1 2022 intermodal volume sees annual decline, reports IANA

First quarter 2022 intermodal volumes saw some domestic bright spots but were weighed down by significant trailer and ISO (international) container declines, according to the most recent edition of the Intermodal Quarterly report, which was issued by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). For the first quarter, IANA reported that total intermodal volume—at 4,312,905—is… Continue reading Total Q1 2022 intermodal volume sees annual decline, reports IANA

UPS sees solid Q1 results driven by revenue quality initiatives

First quarter 2022 earnings results issued today by Atlanta-based global transportation and logistics services provider UPS pointed to continued levels of strong growth for Big Brown. Quarterly revenue—at $24.4 billion—saw a 6.4% annual gain, and adjusted earnings per share—at $3.05—marked a 10.1% annual gain, topping Wall Street expectations of $2.88 per share. Quarterly operating profit… Continue reading UPS sees solid Q1 results driven by revenue quality initiatives

Q1 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index sees mixed results

The first quarter edition of the U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index pointed to modest annual gains for shipments and significant gains on the spending side. This report, which was initially launched in the third quarter of 2017, is comprised of data on freight shipping volumes and spend on both a national and regional basis. The… Continue reading Q1 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index sees mixed results

FTR Trucking Conditions Index sees a modest increase, as fuel concerns persist

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · April 19, 2022 The most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI), which was issued by freight transportation consultancy FTR showed a slight improvement, for the month of February, the most recent month for which data is available. According to FTR, a TCI reading above zero represents an… Continue reading FTR Trucking Conditions Index sees a modest increase, as fuel concerns persist

ATA Truck Tonnage Index sees slight gains to begin 2022

By LM Staff · February 23, 2022 Truck tonnage eked out a small gain to kick off 2022, according to data issued this week by the American Trucking Associations (ATA). The ATA’s advanced Seasonally Adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index, for January, at 115.5 (2015=100), saw a 0.6% increase, following a 0.9% December gain. On… Continue reading ATA Truck Tonnage Index sees slight gains to begin 2022