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ATRI releases updated operational costs of trucking report

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Intermodal

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today released the findings of its 2011 update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking. The research, which identified trucki Read More »

CP Rail stresses long-term view after weather woes

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway will have to work to earn back customer confidence lost because of recent weather woes, but it expects any drop in market share is temporary, its chief executive said.

Flooding and other weather disruptions on CP's network in Read More »

Con-way Inc. names 2011 CEO Constellation Award recipients

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Intermodal

Con-way Inc. announced that it has honored five outstanding employees with its fifth annual CEO Constellation Awards. Winners were selected from throughout the enterprise as those who best exemplify the company's core values of integrity, commitment and e Read More »

Kenya to spend more on roads, energy to raise growth

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Kenya will increases spending on roads by 11 billion shillings ($125.6 million) and nearly doubled its energy budget in 2011/12 fiscal year to facilitate economic growth, the finance minister said.

Like other countries in east Africa, Kenya has embark Read More »

Bomb blast hits Russian railway line

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

A bomb exploded on a railway line in Siberia, diverting train traffic but causing no injuries, Russian news agencies reported.

There was no word on who might have planted the bomb on or near train tracks in the Novosibirsk region, some 2,800 km (1,750 Read More »

EU parliament tells hauliers: polluters should pay

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Cash-strapped European governments can press ahead with charging trucks for the damage they do to infrastructure, air quality and human health, the European Parliament agreed.

Lawmakers agreed EU rules for charging hauliers for fumes and noise under c Read More »

Two US railroads accused in lawsuit of price fixing

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Privately held shipping company Oxbow Group sued two major U.S. railroads, accusing them of price gouging and adding heft to legal and political challenges of freight company business practices.

Filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Col Read More »

Holland receives Eastman 2010 Supplier Excellence Award

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Holland, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. is the recipient of the Eastman Chemical Company 2010 Supplier Excellence Award. This marks the fifth consecutive year Holland has received this award, which is part of the Eastman Supplier Excellence Program ( Read More »

Norfolk Southern sees no sign of double-dip

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Norfolk Southern Corp's chief executive said the U.S. economy shows no signs of a double-dip recession despite slowing in the second quarter.

"We still remain convinced that the economic recovery is under way though it may proceed at a slower level th Read More »

Ryder buys European truck leasing firm for $252 mlllion

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Trucking and logistics company Ryder System Inc said it acquired U.K.-based Hill Hire plc from Lloyds Banking Group for $252 million (154 million pounds) to expand into the European leasing and rental market.

Bradford, England-based Hill Hire provides Read More »

ATA welcomes Freymiller as newest member

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

American Trucking Associations proudly announced today that Oklahoma City-based refrigerated truckload carrier Freymiller has become its newest carrier member.

'With all of the issues facing motor carriers, particularly hours-of-service and truck prod Read More »

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index moderates in May

AJOT | June 06, 2011 | Intermodal

FTR's April Trucking Conditions Index, as reported in the June Trucking Update, fell to a reading of 7.57 from a March reading of 13.30. The primary factors driving the index down were an adjustment to FTR's outlook for base shipping rate increases, as we Read More »

Spain’s Renfe to partly privatize freight transport

AJOT | June 06, 2011 | Intermodal

Spain's state railway Renfe will partly privatize freight transportation to improve service and to increase rail's freight market share to up to 10 percent by 2020, the company said.

Renfe will create three new freight companies, one for containers, o Read More »

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