ISRI 2013 Special Edition
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries held its annual Convention & Expo in April at the Orange County Convention Center, the second largest convention center in the United States. Iron Horse Logistics Services and sister companies WT&L Corp and CE International offered its solutions at booth #1148. For more details see below .
DID YOU KNOW THE ANSWERS?
In our April 2, 2013 Newsletter 3 questions were posed. Here are the answers.
1. What happened to rail rates in 2004?
Since 1985 inflation- adjusted rail rates declined every year. In
2004, something changed. As the economy expanded and grew,
so did rail rates!
2. How many trucks can one train take off the busy highways? 100?
Would you believe one train can replace as many as 500 trucks!
3. Today there are 7 Class I rail carriers in North America. When the
Staggers Act to deregulate the rail industry was enacted in 1980
there were how many?
There were as many as 40 Class I railroads in 1980!