Juggler is balancing on railroad

SUPPLY CHAIN DIVE reports:

Railroads set a new record in 2021 — but not a favorable one from a shipper’s perspective.

The seven Class I railroads that operate in the United States collected $1.18 billion in revenues from demurrage fees during the first three quarters of 2021. That’s the highest annual figure recorded since at least 2011, according to data reported to the Surface Transportation Board. And shippers often ended up on the receiving end of the bill.

The ballooning revenues, created in ...

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