Intermodal

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 »

CN reaches tentative labour agreement with TCRC in Canada

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

CN announced today that it has negotiated a tentative labour agreement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference union that represents approximately 1,800 of the company's locomotive engineers in Canada. Read More »

CSX Prepares for Possible Canadian Strike

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

CSX is preparing for possible impacts to its Canadian operations as a result of unresolved negotiations between the CP and CN railroads and the TCRC (Teamsters) and Unifor unions, which represent several transportation and mechanical operating crafts. Read More »

Southeastern Freight Lines Promotes James 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, today announced that James Williams has been promoted to service center manager in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Read More »

Share the Road Drivers Visit Kansas Capitol

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

A pair of Share the Road professional drivers will be joining industry executives from the Kansas Motor Carriers Association at the state capitol in Topeka to educate lawmakers on the importance of trucking and highway safety. Read More »

Advantage PressurePro and Globe Tracker International Announce Strategic Alliance

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Intermodal

Advantage PressurePro and Globe Tracker International Announce Strategic Alliance. Alliance enables remote intermodal asset tracking and tire performance information monitoring. Read More »

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

Reuters | February 15, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

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

CN Rail in tentative labor deal with train engineers union

Reuters | February 14, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian National Rail said on Saturday that it has reached a tentative labor agreement with the union representing its train engineers in Canada. Read More »

Driver shortage makes capitalizing on low oil hard for truckers

Reuters | February 12, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

A chronic shortage of drivers means America's long-haul trucking companies are struggling to capitalize on cheap fuel prices that could allow them to take goods shipments away from railroads. Read More »