Grim outlook for intermodal as an alternative to ‘maxed-out’ US truck market

To frustrated US shippers, going intermodal is proving a shaky alternative to the maxed-out trucking market.
Rail giant CSX provided the latest setback last Thursday with the announcement it would restrict the number of domestic containers it accepts from Chicago.
It was the second time in two months CSX has restricted intermodal traffic.
The other Class I rail companies have also metered intermodal traffic in various traffic lanes to alleviate pressure on clogged-up …