Intermodal

ATA Names Mala Krishnamoorti Parker as Vice President for Coalitions

PR Newswire | March 09, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves announced that veteran public policy and government relations professional Mala Krishnamoorti Parker has been named as the organization’s first vice president for coalitions. Read More »

Con-way Truckload Teams Up with Holy Joe’s Cafe to Bring Coffee to Deployed Soldiers

PR Newswire | March 09, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), has officially joined forces with military charity Holy Joe's Cafe as the charity's national transportation sponsor. Con-way will be providing pro bono freight transportation services to move thousands of pounds of donated coffee from suppliers to military bases across the country. Read More »

Craig Transportation Company Adopts Rand McNally’s TND™ 760

PR Newswire | March 09, 2015 | Intermodal

KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry-leader Craig Transportation Company of Perrysburg, Ohio, the longest-standing member of the Truckload Carriers' Association, has selected Rand McNally's TND(TM) 760 mobile fleet management devices for roll-out this month. For the 74-year TCA member, the expected benefits of the investment include more timely and accurate processing of information, increased driver retention, and better customer service as the result of real-time delivery information.

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CSX CFO reviews market environment and earnings growth expectations for 2015

AJOT | March 09, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

CSX (NYSE: CSX) Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson today discussed the drivers of a decade of strong financial performance for the company, updated its first-quarter market outlook and discussed earnings expectations for 2015 at the JP Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York City. Read More »

Con-way Freight Employees in Gary/Hammond Turn Away Union

PR Newswire | March 09, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

In a union representation election conducted yesterday by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), mechanics at Con-way Freight’s facility in Gary/Hammond, Ind. voted to reject representation by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union. Read More »

Derailed Canadian National crude train still burning

Reuters | March 08, 2015 | Energy | Intermodal | Rail

A Canadian National Railway Co train carrying crude oil that derailed near the northern Ontario community of Gogama early on Saturday is still on fire, the company said late on Sunday. Read More »

Canadian National crude train derails in Ontario, on fire, leaking

Reuters | March 07, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

A Canadian National Railway Co train carrying crude oil derailed near the northern Ontario community of Gogama, with multiple cars on fire and some leaking oil into a waterway, the company said on Saturday. Read More »

Derailed U.S. oil train still burning; shipment delays expected

Reuters | March 06, 2015 | Energy | Rail and Road | Intermodal | Rail

OIL-TRAIN/DERAILMENT-BNSFRAILWAY (UPDATE 2):UPDATE 2-Derailed U.S. oil train still burning; shipment delays expected Read More »

FMCSA Should Heed Calls to Fix CSA

AJOT | March 06, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

American Trucking Associations called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to make important changes to its Compliance, Safety, Accountability system following criticisms from a key Senator and the Government Accountability Office. Read More »

CP Rail CEO says consolidation unlikely to involve CP for now

Reuters | March 05, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is unlikely to be involved in the consolidation of the North American industry in the short term, Chief Executive Hunter Harrison said. Read More »

Kenya says new roads, rail links will help spur economic growth to 7%

Reuters | March 05, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Kenya's drive to improve rail, roads and power plants will help spur economic growth to 6.9 percent in 2015 and 7 percent in coming years, its finance minister said. Read More »

Derailment blocks CN Rail main line in northern Ontario

Reuters | March 05, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

A derailment has blocked Canadian National Railway Co's main line in northern Ontario, the railway said in a service bulletin. Read More »

Truck owners lose appeal over air pollution filters in California

Reuters | March 05, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

A construction truck owners group lost a federal appeals court challenge over California's 2012 requirement that heavy-duty diesel trucks be upgraded with pollution filters and lower-emission engines. Read More »

Complex logistics await Lippo’s e-commerce push in archipelago Indonesia

Reuters | March 05, 2015 | Intermodal | Road | Transport Intermediaries

Selling goods online may only rely on a few mouse clicks, but in Indonesia, delivering purchases to dozens of islands via creaky ports and potholed roads is the logistical challenge Lippo Group faces when its department store opens in cyberspace this month. Read More »

FMCSA Should Heed Calls to Fix CSA

PR Newswire | March 05, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

ARLINGTON, Va., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to make important changes to its Compliance, Safety, Accountability system following criticisms from a key Senator and the Government Accountability Office.

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CSX softens outlook for crude by rail shipments amid price slump

Reuters | March 04, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

CSX Corp has softened its growth projections for crude rail shipments as a sustained price slump has weakened demand, a company executive said Wednesday. Read More »

International Truck Introduces More Powerful Electronics and Enhanced Diamond Logic Features

AJOT | March 04, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

The new body control module, designed in line with Society of Automotive Engineer (SAE) 500k baud standards, will expand customer and truck equipment manufacturer electronics capabilities, driving more uptime. Read More »

CN announces plan to buy back shares through a private agreement

AJOT | March 04, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

CN announced today that it intends to purchase for cancellation up to 1.2 million of its common shares pursuant to a private agreement between CN and an arm's-length third-party seller. Read More »

Southeastern Freight Lines promotes new Service Center Managers across Sun Belt region

AJOT | March 03, 2015 | People | Appointments | Intermodal | Road

Southeastern Freight Lines today announced the promotion of four new Service Center Managers, who will oversee daily operations in the company’s facilities across the Sun Belt region. Read More »

South Africa’s Transnet secures $1.1 billion in locomotive funding

Reuters | March 02, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

South African freight and logistics group Transnet has raised 13 billion rand ($1.1 billion) to help pay for new locomotives, as part of an expansion designed to help speed delivery of commodities for export. Read More »