AJOT Digital Edition
Issue #592

Cover of issue-592.png

Breakbulk Quarterly

3PL Quarterly

View Issue #592 Now!

2014 Media Kit

Intermodal

Page 2 of 217 pages  < 1 2 3 4 >  Last ›

ATA Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.5% in October

AJOT | November 18, 2014 | Intermodal | Road

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.5% in October, following a revised decline of 0.8% during the previous month. In October, the index equaled 132.1 (2000=100), which was the second highest level on record after August. Read More »

China to invest $25 billion on five new railway lines

Reuters | November 17, 2014 | Intermodal | Rail

China has approved construction of five railway projects worth 152.7 billion yuan ($24.93 billion), the country's top economic planning agency said, the latest sign that the government is lifting investment to tackle slackening economic growth. Read More »

BNSF puts moratorium on adding more oil tank cars

Reuters | November 16, 2014 | Intermodal | Rail

BNSF Railroad, the Warren Buffett-owned company that has benefited most from the North Dakota shale boom, has told some customers that they cannot add new oil tank-cars to its system until next year, according to two people familiar with the matter. Read More »

China pays big to expand its clout along the new Silk Road

Reuters | November 10, 2014 | Intermodal | Rail | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

China, already at the center of world trade, plans to spend billions of dollars to revive intercontinental land routes and develop maritime links to expand commerce and give it more weight in a freight system dominated by European shipping lines. Read More »

Teamsters step up union drive at FedEx Freight, Con-way

Reuters | November 10, 2014 | Intermodal | Road

After years of failed efforts, the Teamsters union has won a toehold in the trucking units of FedEx and Con-way and is targeting more facilities at both, potentially threatening what analysts see as a core competitive advantage for the companies. Read More »

Domestic containers resurface as leading intermodal market segment

AJOT | November 10, 2014 | Intermodal

Domestic containers resurface as leading intermodal market segment

Total intermodal volumes rose 5.1 percent in Q3 year-over-year, according to the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report. Domestic and international volumes individually reported gains in Q3 of 5.5 percent and 4.7 percent increases year-over-year, respectively.  Read More »

Page 2 of 217 pages  < 1 2 3 4 >  Last ›