Intermodal

CN Railway profit hurt by winter weather chill

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

Canadian National Railway Co took a big winter weather hit, the country's largest rail operator said, as extreme cold and heavy snow in Western Canada slowed operations and nipped into profits. Read More »

Norfolk Southern profit beats, non-coal shipping helps

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

Coal shipments by Norfolk Southern Corp fell sharply in the first quarter, but the U.S. railroad still posted a higher profit on increased transport of goods. Read More »

ATA Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.9% in March

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index gained 0.9% in March after decreasing 0.7% in February. Read More »

CN Railway says sector-leading efficiency on track

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

Canadian National Railway, the country's largest rail carrier, said that its industry-leading operating efficiency is sustainable, based on its view of revenue growth and productivity. Read More »

Con-way Truckload, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and American Trucking Associations team up for

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., hosted an event this morning with the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) and American Trucking Associations' (ATA) America's Road Team (ART) in recognition of National Distracte Read More »

Old Dominion opens container drayage facility in Birmingham

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has opened a new container drayage facility that will serve rail heads, container yards and ports in the Birmingham, Ala. area. Read More »

Pace appointed vice-chairman of CN

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

David G. A. McLean, chairman of CN, has announced that the company's Board of Directors (Board) has appointed Robert Pace as its vice-chairman. Read More »

Rail car with ammonium nitrate didn’t cause Texas blast

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

A rail car filled with extremely hazardous ammonium nitrate did not cause the fiery explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant, investigators said, in their first statement ruling out possible sources of the deadly blast. Read More »

Russian railway company UCL Rail eyes mid-2013 IPO

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

>Russian railways company UCL Rail will be ready to launch an initial public offering (IPO) around the start of July depending on market conditions, the chief executive of a subsidiary said. Read More »

Trucking exec calls on Congress to do more to address freight transportation

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

Derek Leathers, chief operating officer of Werner Enterprises Inc., told the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that Congress needs to address the needs of the trucking industry by dedicating real funding to addressing freight transportatio Read More »

UPS to expand natural-gas truck fleet

AJOT | April 23, 2013 | Intermodal

United Parcel Service Inc said it will buy about 700 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles and build four refueling stations by the end of 2014, as the logistics and courier services company ramps up its natural gas investments. Read More »

ATA honored with EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

AJOT | April 21, 2013 | Intermodal

On Earth Day, American Trucking Associations was honored by the Environmental Protection Agency as one of seven winners of the 2013 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Awards. Read More »

CN earns 2012 TRANSCAER’ national award for transportation emergency response training

AJOT | April 21, 2013 | Intermodal

CN has earned a 2012 National Achievement Award from Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response in recognition of its ongoing work to help communities understand the movement of hazardous materials and what is required in the event of trans Read More »

Gebr’der Weiss opens new terminal near Prague

AJOT | April 21, 2013 | Intermodal

Gebr'der Weiss is investing in the Czech Republic and strengthens its presence in the immediate vicinity of Prague. Last Friday (19 April), the global transport and logistics company officially opened a state-of-the-art transhipment centre in Jeneč. Read More »

TCB Railway expands its rail services and reaches a transportation capacity of 17,000 TEUs per month

AJOT | April 21, 2013 | Intermodal

TCB Railway, which forms part of Grup TCB and specializes in rail freight, has reached a monthly transportation capacity of 17,000 TEUs between the Port of Barcelona and hinterland intermodal terminals in Zaragoza, Vitoria, Selgua, Azuqueca de Henares, Bu Read More »

ASF Intermodal opens Norfolk location

AJOT | April 18, 2013 | Intermodal

ASF Intermodal has announced the opening of the company's newest intermodal drayage facility and first location in Virginia. ASF Intermodal's new Norfolk terminal is located at 828 Seaboard Ave in Chesapeake, Virginia, and will provide drayage service in Read More »

Kansas City Southern profit rises on auto, intermodal shipments

AJOT | April 18, 2013 | Intermodal

Kansas City Southern, the No. 4 U.S. railroad, beat analysts' expectations with a 39 percent rise in quarterly profit, as strong automotive and cross-border intermodal shipments offset drought-related decline in grain volumes. Read More »

Oil-by-train may not be substitute for Keystone pipeline

AJOT | April 18, 2013 | Intermodal

The prospects for bringing large amounts of Canadian heavy crude oil into the United States by train is a contentious issue as the U.S. government weighs whether to allow the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to go ahead. Read More »

Union Pacific sees short-term recovery in coal shipments

AJOT | April 18, 2013 | Intermodal

Union Pacific Corp, the No.1 U.S. railroad, reported strong quarterly results helped by higher freight rates and forecast a short-term recovery in coal shipments as large utilities rebuild stocks they have run down over the past year. Read More »

ATA takes LA port regulations challenge before U.S. Supreme Court

AJOT | April 16, 2013 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations made arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States in the trucking federation's ongoing challenge to the ill-founded attempt by the Port of Los Angeles to impose a comprehensive licensing scheme on trucks hauli Read More »