Intermodal

Southeastern Freight Lines promotes Smith to service center manager in Shreveport

AJOT | February 18, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced that Jacob Smith has been promoted to service center manager in Shreveport, Louisiana. Read More »

TMC honors industry leaders

PR Newswire | February 18, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council honored several members with a variety of awards for their important service to the council and the industry. Read More »

UNIT45 and Globe Tracker Partner on Smart Refrigerated Container Offering

AJOT | February 18, 2015 | Intermodal

Intermodal 45-foot Container manufacturing pioneer UNIT45 has partnered with Globe Tracker International, a leader in global supply chain visibility, to offer the first commercial Smart Refrigerated container. Read More »

FMCSA orders shut-down of Colorado Trucking Company

PR Newswire | February 18, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared an Aurora, Colorado-based trucking company, Sorbon Transport, Inc., USDOT No. 2536669, to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered that it immediately shut down. A recent federal investigation revealed numerous widespread violations of critical safety regulations.

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US oil trains are taking high-stakes risks with lives

Reuters | February 17, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Five hundred and ninety one days have passed since a train carrying crude oil derailed and incinerated the town of Lac Megantic in Quebec. Read More »

CN Rail says Ontario derailment site to be clear Tuesday night

Reuters | February 17, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian National Railway Co said on Tuesday it has nearly completed repairs on a stretch of its mainline track in northern Ontario after a crude train derailed on the weekend, spilling oil and causing several of the cars to burn. Read More »

Derailed CSX train in West Virginia hauled newer-model tank cars

Reuters | February 17, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

An oil train was still on fire and leaking in West Virginia on Tuesday, a day after it derailed and erupted in flames, according to CSX Corp, which said the train was hauling newer model tank cars, not the older versions widely criticized as prone to puncture. Read More »

CP Rail strike ends as two sides agree to arbitration

Reuters | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian Pacific Railway and the Teamsters Canada union have agreed to seek mediated arbitration, ending a one-day strike at the country’s No. 2 railway, Canada’s labor minister said on Monday. Read More »

Mexico train, bus crash kills at least 16

Reuters | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

At least 16 were killed and 30 injured in a collision between a freight train and a bus on a highway in the north of Mexico on Friday evening, an emergency official said. Read More »

German rail union threatens four-day strike

Reuters | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Germany's train drivers' union GDL has threatened Deutsche Bahn with a four-day strike unless the state-run railway agrees to a new negotiating agenda in a wage dispute, a German newspaper reported. Read More »

CN Rail’s cross-country line blocked as rail cars burn

Reuters | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian National Railway said its main railway line across the country remained blocked after a train carrying crude oil derailed in northern Ontario two days ago, setting seven rail cars on fire. Read More »

CP Rail says reaches tentative four-year deal with Unifor

Reuters | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said it has reached a deal with the union representing 1,200 workers, minutes before a strike deadline of midnight on Saturday. Read More »

Canada readies back-to-work legislation as CP rail workers strike

Reuters | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd began operating a reduced freight schedule run by its managers, after talks on a new contract broke down and more than 3,000 train engineers and conductors walked off the job. Read More »

Southeastern Freight Lines promotes Milam to Service Center Manager in Fort Worth

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has announced that Rick Milam has been promoted to service center manager in Fort Worth, Texas. Read More »

Southeastern Freight Lines promotes Williams to Service Center Manager in Fort Smith

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has announced that James Williams has been promoted to service center manager in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Read More »

MAN SE mulls capacity cuts at German truck plants

Reuters | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Germany's MAN SE is mulling to cut production capacity at its core truck and bus division as demand for heavy-duty commercial vehicles keeps falling, company sources said. Read More »

Truck It Smart Announces New Freight Matching Software

PR Newswire | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

HAINES CITY, Fla., Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Truck It Smart, LLC the world's most user friendly load board, announces the availability of their latest freight matching software, Truck It Smart Version 3.5, which has multiple features and enhancements that add to carrier and broker productivity and profits.

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Back-to-work legislation seen Monday in Canada CP Rail strike

Reuters | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

The Canadian government is expected to introduce legislation on Monday that would send more than 3,000 striking workers back to their jobs after contract talks between Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd and one of its unions broke down over the weekend. Read More »

Train Trailer opens new Montreal facility and appoints District Account Manager for Quebec

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal

Train Trailer has just opened a transport trailer rental, lease and maintenance facility in Coteau-du-Lac, QC. Read More »

CN President and CEO Claude Mongeau to announce major Alberta investment on Feb. 17th

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice to join Mongeau at Walker Yard announcement Read More »