Intermodal

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 »

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 »