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Carload

A railroad car that can hold up to 40,000 pounds or 25,000 bushels of a commodity. Carloads can be important to commodity trading because some commodities are sold in such large quantities that one needs carloads to transport them to the approved delivery facility.

carload

In commodities trading, a railroad car or truckload of grain that ranges from 1,400 to 2,500 bushels.
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They included nonmetallic minerals, up 3,839 carloads, to 41,227; metallic ores and metals, up 2,940 carloads, to 22,059; and chemicals, up 2,097 carloads, to 30,818.
Like a year ago, a close look at the year-to-date volumes for carload and intermodal shows that intermodal units are outgaining rail carload volumes, something that didn't happen prior to May 2015, but is happening with more frequency these days.
Total carloads from rail operations commenced or acquired by G&W and RA in the last 12 months, including Wellsboro & Corning Railroad, LLC; Marquette Rail LLC and Columbus & Chattahoochee Railroad, Inc.
Total carloads for the week ending August 12 were 268,364 carloads, up 0.
rail carload and intermodal volumes falling, it's not surprising that data issued by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) showed annual 2016 volume declines for each segment.
GWI's traffic in December 2012 was 74,529 carloads, a decrease of 7,480 carloads, or 9.
G&Ws traffic in the first quarter of 2017 was 821,248 carloads, an increase of 139,864 carloads, or 20.
railroads originating 299,943 carloads for the week ending Aug.
Excluding 210 carloads from the Hilton & Albany Railroad, Inc.
G&Ws traffic in the third quarter of 2016 was 739,814 carloads, a decrease of 32,836 carloads, or 4.
rail carload and inter-modal volumes failed to realize annual growth for various other factors, according to data issued by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Excluding 125 carloads from the Hilton & Albany Railroad, Inc.