He writes that during the period of public-private partnerships, two of the main measures of railway output - the ton mile
and the passenger mile - increased tremendously.
However, given the volatile nature of the Iran-US relations following on from president Donald Trump's threats to amend and then kill the Iranian nuclear deal, there was a significant drop in total ton mile
exports towards the end of 2017, below that of the same period in the previous year.
However, as it seems, soon their product tanker counterparts could soon receive some positive news, as demand seems primed to pick up in new areas as well, leading to increased ton mile
demand for their vessels.
For revenue per ton mile
, Colorado, Kansas, Indiana, and Missouri had the largest increases while Montana and North Dakota had the smallest increases.
It is difficult to see a strong recovery in the tanker market as long as the net supply of tonnage rises faster than the total ton mile
demand, the company said in the report.
FedEx has set a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its worldwide air operations by 20 percent by 2020, per available ton mile
. Since 2005, it has reduced aircraft emissions by 3.7 percent by pound per available ton mile
Each gross ton mile
variable (which includes the weight of the train) is scaled down by a factor of average net ton miles
(including only the weight of the freight) to gross ton miles
for that category of freight to approximate net ton miles
in the given category.
If moving one ton of freight one mile is a "ton mile
The company said during its second quarter earnings call on July 23 that grain will be one of the commodities, alongside crude oil, coal and intermodal, that could support CNI's revenue per ton mile
in the second half of the year.
The current trend of cross US Gulf trade verses longer hauls to the US Atlantic coast or US west coast is keeping a cap on ton mile
Schedule 300 of Form M includes ton mile