Intermodal

AES Logistics Intermodal rates integrated with Aljex

AJOT | May 16, 2013 | Intermodal

AES Logistics and Aljex Software announced the integration of AES Logistics rates into Aljex hosted software for quick access by Aljex users. Near-instant door-to-door rail intermodal quotes from AES eliminate the traditional lag time in intermodal pricin Read More »

Nippon Prologis to raise $808 million to expand in Japan

AJOT | May 16, 2013 | Intermodal

Nippon Prologis REIT Inc, a real estate trust set up by U.S. warehouse operator Prologis Inc, said it would sell 96,200 new shares worth 82.8 billion yen ($808 million) to further expand in Japan. Read More »

Siemens finalizes acquisition of Invensys Rail

AJOT | May 16, 2013 | Intermodal

Siemens Rail Automation has closed its acquisition of Invensys Rail, expanding the company's footprint in the global rail automation market and strengthening its technology offerings, including 'Positive Train Control' solutions. Read More »

CenterPoint breaks ground in Elk Grove Village, IL

AJOT | May 14, 2013 | Intermodal

CenterPoint Properties broke ground on an 87,975 square foot build-to-suit redevelopment located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Weiss-R'hlig will lease 57% of the facility with the remaining 43% to be completed on a speculative basis. Colliers Internatio Read More »

Amazon workers in Germany strike for pay, benefits

AJOT | May 14, 2013 | Intermodal

Several hundred warehouse workers at global internet retailer Amazon.com's German operations went on strike on Tuesday in a dispute over pay and benefits. Read More »

ATA praises NTSB effort to reduce impaired driving, urges further action

AJOT | May 14, 2013 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations praised the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendations to reduce impaired driving on the nation's highways. Read More »

Con-way Freight wins LTL Carrier of the Year honors from Technicolor

AJOT | May 14, 2013 | Intermodal

Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has been named LTL Carrier of the Year by Technicolor Home Entertainment Services. Read More »

US charges man in Canadian train attack case with visa violations

AJOT | May 09, 2013 | Intermodal

U.S. authorities announced visa fraud charges against a Tunisian man who prosecutors said had met with a key figure in an alleged plot to blow up a railroad line in Canada that carries Amtrak trains between Toronto and New York. Read More »

Iraq to rebuild rail system as reconstruction gathers pace

AJOT | May 09, 2013 | Intermodal

In a shabby, rusty train that had just left Baghdad for the southern city of Basra, Riyadh Saleh moved restlessly from carriage to carriage, searching for a comfortable, air-conditioned seat. Read More »

CP Rail to increase 2013 capital spending by up to C$100 million

AJOT | May 09, 2013 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said it will invest an additional C$75 million to C$100 million to bring total capital spending this year to C$1.2 billion, moving forward some of its 2014 spending projects to this year. Read More »

Committee reschedules consideration of bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline Project

AJOT | May 09, 2013 | Intermodal

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, chaired by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA), has rescheduled its consideration of the Northern Route Approval Act (H.R. 3), a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project, for Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 9:30 Read More »

Brazil sweetens return on highway projects to attract investment

AJOT | May 09, 2013 | Intermodal

Brazil has raised the rate of return for toll road concession projects, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said, providing yet another sweetener for the private sector as the government scrambles to boost investment in a sluggish economy. Read More »

Alon to receive crude by rail at Louisiana refinery in June

AJOT | May 09, 2013 | Intermodal

Alon Energy USA will start receiving cut-price inland U.S. crude by rail next month at its Louisiana refinery when the company completes a project to refurbish an offloading facility there, Chief Executive Paul Eisman told analysts. Read More »

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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