According to the Cass Freight Index Report shipment volume rose 5.8 percent from February to March, 4.2 percent higher than March 2012. Freight shipments were up 6.4 percent since the end of last year compared to the same period last year. Freight expenditures increased 6.5 percent in March, 4.4 percent higher than the same point in 2012. Cass reported that a majority of the increase can be attributed to an increase in the number of shipments.
For the complete Cass Freight Index Report or more information on Cass please refer to the Cass Information Systems website. Below is a direct link to the Cass Freight Index Report: March 2013.