Intermodal

Penske Truck Rental adds 500 semi-tractors featuring Eaton’s UltraShift’ PLUS MHP Transmissions

AJOT | May 09, 2013 | Intermodal

Penske Truck Rental announced today it is adding 500 new Freightliner semi-tractors to its commercial truck rental fleet featuring Eaton's UltraShift' PLUS Multipurpose High Performance (MHP) Automated Transmissions. Call 1-800-PENSKE-1 to rent one of the Read More »

Cold Train expands its express intermodal service from Portland, OR to the Midwest and East Coast

AJOT | May 09, 2013 | Intermodal

Cold Train is expanding its express refrigerated intermodal service from Portland, Oregon to complement its existing expedited service out of Quincy, Washington. Read More »

A. Duie Pyle Selects AssetWorks Fleet Management Software System to Manage Diverse Fleet

AJOT | May 07, 2013 | Intermodal

AssetWorks, a leading provider of fleet management software, automated fuel management systems and motor pool and car sharing management systems, announced today that A. Duie Pyle (ADP) has contracted to purchase AssetWorks FleetFocus Fleet Management Sof Read More »

Fleets and Factoring Companies Benefit From Efficiency Gains

AJOT | May 07, 2013 | Intermodal

Transportation factoring companies such as Match Factors, Inc. of Florence, S.C., are turning to TRANSFLO Express truck stop scanning and TRANSFLO $Velocity from Pegasus TransTech for quick, legible documents to expedite cash flow and speed payment to the Read More »

Penske Truck Rental Adds 500 Semi-Tractors

AJOT | May 07, 2013 | Intermodal

Penske Truck Rental announced today it is adding 500 new Freightliner semi-tractors to its commercial truck rental fleet featuring Eaton's UltraShift' PLUS Multipurpose High Performance (MHP) Automated Transmissions. Call 1-800-PENSKE-1 to rent one of the Read More »

DOT PROVIDING AMTRAK WITH OVER $30 MILLION FOR SANDY REPAIRS

AJOT | May 05, 2013 | Intermodal

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced he is providing $30.2 million to Amtrak to repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy along its heavily-traveled Northeast Corridor. The funding comes from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 201 Read More »

Greencarrier Freight Services acquires Trana Spedition

AJOT | May 02, 2013 | Intermodal

Greencarrier Freight Services Sweden will today acquire all shares in Trana Spedition. Based just outside Bor's, Sweden, Trana’s road transport solutions to and from Finland makes it a great addition to the Greencarrier organization.

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Freight and Goods Movement Coalition Applauds Mayor Foxx Nomination to be USDOT Secretary

AJOT | May 02, 2013 | Intermodal

The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) today offered its congratulations to President Obama on his nomination of Mayor Anthony Foxx to be the 17th U.S. Secretary of Transportation.

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Con-way Freight Honored by Local Decatur Army Reserve Veteran for Support

AJOT | May 02, 2013 | Intermodal

U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Brian McCleskey Honors Patriot Award Winner Con-way Freight for Active Support of Veterans and their Families as Soldiers are Called to Serve

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Old Dominion expands Fort Smith, AR service Center

AJOT | April 30, 2013 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has relocated its Fort Smith Service Center to a larger facility that will enable the company to maintain growth in western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma. Read More »

Penske Logistics wins bid to operate BMW of North America parts distribution center

AJOT | April 30, 2013 | Intermodal

>Penske Logistics announced it has been awarded the contract to be the operational manager of the BMW of North America, LLC parts distribution center in Nazareth, Pa. Financial terms were not disclosed. Under the agreement, Penske Logistics will provide Read More »

Schneider National reports 40% decrease in 2012 full-load thefts

AJOT | April 30, 2013 | Intermodal

For the sixth consecutive year, premier truckload, logistics and intermodal provider Schneider National is reporting declines in cargo theft rates, continuing the company's track record of continuous improvement in theft prevention. The company's 2012 sec Read More »

Double-digit domestic container growth continues to push intermodal higher

AJOT | April 30, 2013 | Intermodal

The 10.2 percent year-over-year gain in domestic container volume in the first quarter of 2013 represents the sixth consecutive quarter of 10 percent plus increases, and the second highest volume in domestic container history, according to the Intermodal Read More »

China railway ministry 2012 net profit at $32 million

AJOT | April 28, 2013 | Intermodal

China's Ministry of Railways posted a net profit of 196 million yuan ($31.79 million) in 2012, up from 31 million yuan in 2011, thanks chiefly to higher revenue in freight transport, a Chinese media outlet reported. Read More »

CN marks Rail Safety Week 2013

AJOT | April 28, 2013 | Intermodal

With trespassing being the leading cause of rail-related fatalities in Canada, CN is marking Rail Safety Week through May 5, 2013, with a public awareness campaign stressing the deadly risks of trespassing on railway tracks and property. CN Police are urg Read More »

Obama to nominate Foxx as transportation secretary

AJOT | April 28, 2013 | Intermodal

President Barack Obama plans on Monday to nominate Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx to be his next transportation secretary, a White House official said. Read More »

CP Railway profit soars, sees record year-end results

AJOT | April 25, 2013 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said a hard-driving efficiency push coupled with revenue gains helped fuel its best first-quarter results since Canada's No. 2 rail carrier was founded in 1881. Read More »

ABF earns National LTL Carrier of the Year Award for the third time in four years

AJOT | April 25, 2013 | Intermodal

ABF' has earned the 2013 National LTL Carrier of the Year Award from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC). ABF was recognized during the NASSTRAC Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida, April 23. ABF also earned the Carrier o Read More »

Canada train plot suspect traveled to Iran

AJOT | April 25, 2013 | Intermodal

Investigators believe one of two suspects charged in Canada with plotting to blow up a railroad track carrying passenger trains traveled to Iran within the past two years, U.S. law enforcement and national security officials said. Read More »

Port Jersey Logistics adds 50,000 Sq. Ft. to facility in Dayton, NJ

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

Port Jersey Logistics (PJL), a leading public warehousing and distribution company, has completed a 50,000-square-foot expansion of its warehouse facility in Dayton, New Jersey. The increased capacity was necessary to satisfy an increasing demand for the Read More »