Daily Tip: Intermodal Contract Savings Indices (IMCSI)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? You can see how much intermodal contract rates are in comparison to dry van contract rates. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. Intermodal Contract Savings Indices (IMCSI): Using contract … Read More

Intermodal contract savings versus truckload (IMCSI)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessRail/Intermodal

What is it? The percent difference between the domestic intermodal contract rate per mile (all-inclusive) and the truckload contract rate per mile (all-inclusive) on the same lane (i.e., same origin-destination pair). The Intermodal Savings Index tickers are derived from the SONAR contract rate data described here but with a key difference of these being calculated as all-in rates versus transportation … Read More