Investments in crossborder intermodal infrastructure

By: | Issue #656 | at 07:50 AM | Channel(s): Intermodal  

Over the past several years, rail carriers have been making capital investments to upgrade and expand their networks, including their crossborder intermodal operations. Billions in capital expenditures have been and continue to be invested to improve infrastructure, speeds, and service offerings, resulting in steadily improving rail velocity. With increased performance in the areas of reliability and speed, shippers continue to find significant value in crossborder intermodal service offerings.

Railroads make no secret of the fact that they are using multi-billion dollar investments to improve their service offerings across the board. Players such as BNSF, CSX, and Norfolk Southern last year made capital expenditures in the billions: $4.3, $2.4, and $2.1, respectively…

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Peter Buxbaum has been writing about international trade and transportation, as well as security, defense, technology, and foreign policy, for over 20 years. Besides contributing to the AJOT, Buxbaum's work has appeared in such leading publications as Fortune, Forbes, Chief Executive, Computerworld, and Jane's Defence Weekly. He was educated at Columbia University.