August 24, 2023
However, a combination of elevated volumes and lack of available container chassis is causing problems at rail ramps in the midwest and east.
“Chicago is problematic,” reported Paul Brashier, VP drayage and intermodal at ITS Logistics, and said rail ramps in the Omaha and Dallas regions were also experiencing problems.
The ITS Index shows elevated or severe congestion at Chicago, Memphis, Nashville, Charlotte, Columbus and Atlanta, and the report warns: “Lack of ocean chassis equipment and increased volumes will cause significant operational issues and additional costs.”
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