Weekly pulp and paper freight was 11.2% higher in the US, 0.4% higher in Canada, and 7.9% lower in Mexico, compared with a year earlier.
North American wood products freight at 5,504 carloads in the latest week was up 6.6% and through 11 weeks of 2011 at 53,809 carloads was 6% higher, AAR showed.Read more
While CN is pleased that, in releasing the report, the Government recognized the importance of a supply chain approach and noted its preference for commercial solutions, CN is concerned that the Government's decision to consider tabling legislation could stifle supply chain innovation and Canada's competitiveness in the global marketplace.Read more
The company's total freight in February was up 12.1%.
For two months of 2011, G&W's pulp and paper freight at 15,895 carloads was up 16.7% and lumber and forest products at 9,802 carloads was 3.4% higher.Read more