28 March 2013 16:38 [Source: ICIS news]
In the previous week, ended 16 March, US chemical car loadings rose by 1.3% year on year - the first increase after four declines in a row.
From 1 January to 23 March,
The weekly logistics data are an important real-time measurement of chemical industry activity and demand. Railcar loadings represent about 20% of US chemical transportation by tonnage, with trucks, barges and pipelines carrying the rest.
Meanwhile, overall US weekly railcar loadings for the week ended 23 March in the freight commodity groups tracked by the
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