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French train robbers revive Wild West tactics

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Intermodal

In a scene taken straight out of an American Wild West movie, masked men robbed a freight train in southern France after blocking the railway tracks with shopping carts and metal beams.

The daring attack on the northern outskirts of the southern Frenc Read More »

Greenbrier Q3 misses Wall Street view

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Railroad equipment supplier Greenbrier Cos Inc posted third-quarter results well below market estimates, hurt by a temporary shortage of castings in North America and a delay in certification of railcars in Europe.

Greenbrier, however, said it remains Read More »

Cut in oil freight volumes to hit Russia rail firms

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Russia's rail freight market faces a sharp contraction over the next five years in the volume of transported oil, which is likely to drive a number of companies out of business or into the arms of competitors.

Oil and oil products currently account fo Read More »

Premium Article  Mexico to cut duties on US after trucking deal

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Intermodal

Mexico will cut in half retaliatory duties on more than $2 billion of U.S. farm and industrial goods after signing a deal with Washington to allow Mexican truckers onto American roads.

The action signals the end of a 16-year-old cross-border dispute i Read More »

Premium Article  ABF announces revised rates

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

On July 25, 2011, ABF®, a global provider of logistics solutions, will revise its general rates and charges for its freight division. Rates will increase by about 6.9%, although the effect on specific lanes and shipments will vary. Read More »

Premium Article  YRC shares skid, ABF jumps on appeals court ruling

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

A federal appeals court has given new life to a rival's lawsuit against top U.S. trucker YRC Worldwide Inc., jeopardizing the company's restructuring efforts.

The U.S. Court of Appeals ruling reversed a lower court ruling and said the lawsuit brought Read More »

Premium Article  ABF wins appeal against Teamsters, YRC and TMI

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (St. Louis) reversed and remanded a lower court’s previous dismissal of ABF’s lawsuit against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, YRC, Inc., Trucking Management, Inc. and other related enti Read More »

Volume of cars moved by rail freight increases by 15%

AJOT | July 04, 2011 | Intermodal

DB Schenker Rail UK has moved 15% more cars by rail for STVA, the specialist car logistics provider, during the first quarter of 2011 than it did during the same period in 2010.

The increase is in line with the world wide recovery in automotive market Read More »

Old Dominion Freight Line announces executive appointment

AJOT | July 04, 2011 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. announced the promotion of Greg C. Gantt to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective June 30, 2011. Mr. Gantt joined Old Dominion in 1994 and had served as Senior Vice President of Oper Read More »

APL Logistics extends double-stack train service to India

AJOT | June 29, 2011 | Intermodal

APL Logistics said it has run its first double-stack container train service in India. APL IndiaLinx, its rail operations arm in the country, stacked 90 forty-foot boxes two high on a train that departed Mundra Port on the west coast on June 16 for an i Read More »

Saia supply chain, logistics & small biz study released

AJOT | June 29, 2011 | Intermodal

Saia, Inc. announced the findings of the 2011 National Trends in Small to Medium-sized Businesses, a nationwide survey of U.S. executives on their motivations and beliefs about economic conditions, budgets and supply chains. The vast majority (65 percent) Read More »

ATA truck tonnage index fell 2.3% in May

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.3% in May after decreasing a revised 0.6% in April 2011. April's drop was slightly less than the 0.7% ATA reported on May 25, 2011. The latest d Read More »

Transnet sees new Swaziland rail line in 2-3 years

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Intermodal

South African freight logistics group Transnet said that a rail line through Swaziland could happen within two to three years.

Transnet has been looking at ways to free up capacity on its main export line leading to Richards Bay Coal Terminal. Read More »

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