Automobile production in Brazil rose in August, though the slight gain may not offset concerns of an industry crisis due to the sluggish local economy.
The ‘Perfect Storm’ in Rail Congestion Turns Fleet into Collateral Damage
Fleet order-to-delivery (OTD) has been brutal this model-year due to severe weather conditions, which exacerbated rail congestion, creating huge backlogs of vehicles needing to be shipped. However, some are beginning to believe the rail congestion experienced this winter is more of a symptom of a systemic infrastructure weakness and not solely the consequence of severe weather. Here's why they think so.