Intermodal

Kansas City Southern profit rises, beats expectations

Reuters | January 23, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Regional railroad Kansas City Southern on Friday reported a higher quarterly net profit that came in above Wall Street expectations, driven by rising freight volumes in particular in the automotive and energy sectors. Read More »

Colombia court prohibits overnight use of Fenoco coal railway

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Colombia's constitutional court has ruled that the private Fenoco coal railway, which transports a large share of the fuel mined in the world's fourth-biggest exporter, can no longer run overnight due to noise, a decision that could hit exports. Read More »

Freight train derails in downtown Winnipeg, no injuries

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Nine cars on a westbound freight train went off the track in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, during rush hour on Wednesday, but there were no injuries and no leaks, a spokesman for Canadian National Railway Co said. Read More »

CP Rail profit beats estimates as freight volumes rise

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd , Canada's second-largest railroad operator, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as freight volumes jumped and operating efficiency improved. Read More »

Oil price drop leaves Union Pacific cautiously upbeat on economy

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

The recent drop in oil prices has left No. 1 U.S. railroad Union Pacific Corp cautiously optimistic about U.S. economic prospects for 2015. Read More »

Cincinnati highway overpass collapse kills construction worker

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

A highway bridge in Cincinnati that was set for demolition collapsed and killed a construction worker, forcing commuters to find new routes around the closed interstate, city emergency officials said. Read More »

Germany defends minimum wage for foreign workers, warns of fines

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

The German government warned foreign employers they could be fined more than 30,000 euros if they fail to pay the national minimum wage to truckers who drive across Germany. Read More »

2014 Carrier of the Year Awards presented at Unishippers Annual Convention

AJOT | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, the nation’s first and one of the largest small package and freight shipping resellers, announced the names of the 2014 Carrier of the Year Award winners during their Annual Convention on January 15, 2015 in San Antonio, TX at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. Read More »

Goods movement coalition applauds President’s call for infrastructure development

AJOT | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) Executive Director Leslie Blakey commended President Obama’s emphasis on infrastructure’s role in supporting the economy during his 2015 State of the Union address. Read More »

Teamsters lose another vote at FedEx Freight facility

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

FedEx Corp said on Thursday the Teamsters have lost a ballot among drivers at a FedEx Freight facility in West Virginia, the latest blow to the union’s campaign to organize workers at the package delivery company. Read More »

CP appointments of Timothy E. Marsh as Senior Vice-President Sales and Marketing

AJOT | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian Pacific announced that Timothy E. Marsh has been appointed Senior Vice-President Sales and Marketing effective Feb. 1, 2015. Read More »

CP Rail profit beats estimates as freight volumes rise

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd , Canada’s second-largest railroad operator, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as freight volumes jumped and operating efficiency improved. Read More »

Union Pacific profit beats estimates as freight, revenue grow

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

No. 1 U.S. railroad Union Pacific Corp reported a jump in quarterly profit Thursday that beat analyst estimates as a growing economy lifted freight volumes and higher freight rates boosted revenue. Read More »

Freight train derails in downtown Winnipeg, no injuries

Reuters | January 21, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Nine cars on a westbound freight train went off the track in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, during rush hour on Wednesday, but there were no injuries and no leaks, a spokesman for Canadian National Railway Co said. Read More »

Colombia court prohibits overnight use of Fenoco coal railway

Reuters | January 21, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Colombia’s constitutional court has ruled that the private Fenoco coal railway, which transports a large share of the fuel mined in the world’s fourth-biggest exporter, can no longer run overnight due to noise, a decision that could hit exports. Read More »

ATA Leaders Express Disappointment in President’s Infrastructure Message

PR Newswire | January 21, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Industry leaders with the American Trucking Associations expressed their disappointment that President Obama failed to more fully flesh out his vision for a well-funded, long-term highway bill in the State of the Union address. Read More »

Oakland Army Base Project to connect to UP mainline

AJOT | January 21, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Port of Oakland, UP Railroad will connect future logistics hub to the main line. Read More »

ABF Freight Partners with Teamsters and U.S. Army for Civilian Career Training

PR Newswire | January 21, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

ABF Freight, an ArcBest company [Nasdaq: ARCB], the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the U.S. Army today announced a joint training program to help soldiers transition from military service to civilian careers as professional truck drivers Read More »

Lower oil prices will blunt drive for fuel efficiency

Reuters | January 20, 2015 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | Liner Shipping

For a decade, high and rising prices have created a strong incentive to use oil-derived fuels more sparingly. Read More »

Two-year-old Kentucky boy killed by train while walking with dog

Reuters | January 20, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

A two-year-old boy was struck and killed by a train while he was walking with a dog along railroad tracks in southwestern Kentucky, police said. Read More »