Intermodal

GAC launches UK-Turkey road freight groupage service

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Intermodal

Global logistics, shipping and marine company GAC has launched a new road freight groupage service linking Turkey and the UK, to meet client needs and a growing demand for reliable, cost effective less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation across Europe. Read More »

NASSTRAC calls for Conference Committee to enact new Highway Bill

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Intermodal

NASSTRAC, an industry association representing shippers, sent a letter to all Highway Bill Conference Committee members encouraging them to promptly enact a bill that will fund badly needed infrastructure construction and maintenance. NASSTRAC, otherwise Read More »

Transportation Costing Group enhances truckload solution

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Intermodal

Transportation Costing Group (TCG), the premier provider of Activity-Based Costing and Profitability Management solutions for truckload and less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carriers, has announced the latest version of its Cost Information System for truck Read More »

Transportation Costing Group enhances truckload solution

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Intermodal

Transportation Costing Group (TCG), the premier provider of Activity-Based Costing and Profitability Management solutions for truckload and less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carriers, has announced the latest version of its Cost Information System for truck Read More »

Class status granted in US rail price fixing case

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Intermodal

A lawsuit alleging that major U.S. freight railroads conspired to drive up shipping costs by fixing fuel surcharges, generating billions of dollars in extra revenue, can move forward as a class action case, a judge ruled. Read More »

Anheuser-Busch recognizes Florida East Coast Railway as Intermodal Carrier of the Year

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Intermodal

Florida East Coast Railway ('FEC') has announced that it has been named Anheuser Busch's 2011 intermodal carrier of the year. This award is based on the cumulative ranking of key transportation and operational metrics as measured by Anheuser Busch that Read More »

ATA truck tonnage fell 0.7% in May

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.7% in May after falling 1.1% in April. (April's loss was the same as ATA reported on May 22.) The latest drop lowered the SA index to 117.8 (200 Read More »

Freight bill processor Data2Logistics provides companies with shipping savings benefiting their grow

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Intermodal

As organizations realize growth through international demand for their offerings, their inbound and outbound logistics expense is a supply chain component that expands rapidly as well. Read More »

Globaltrans on hunt for metals railcar units

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Intermodal

Russian freight operator Globaltrans Investment is interested in buying the railcar units of other major metals groups following its successful pursuit of the rail arm of Metalloinvest, its chairman Alexander Eliseev said. Read More »

US Silica, BNSF Railway to build storage facility

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Intermodal

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. said it will partner with Berkshire Hathaway Inc-owned BNSF Railway Co to build a silica sand storage facility in Texas to cater to the rapidly growing oil and gas activity in the Eagle Ford shale formation. Read More »

AAE special wagons used to transport trailers with 4-meter corner heights through the Channel Tunnel

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Intermodal

At the end of May, rail freight operator Europorte Channel and global logistics service provider Ewals Intermodal conducted tests with 4-metre corner height megatrailers through the Channel Tunnel. Shipped between Antwerp's Combinant terminal and London-B Read More »

Arkansas Best to buy logistics company Panther

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Intermodal

Trucking company Arkansas Best Corp will buy Panther Expedited Services from private equity firm Fenway Partners for $180 million including debt to enhance its logistics offering. Read More »

Canadian Pacific says board member to step down

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada's second-largest railroad whose CEO and chairman both quit last month after a bitter proxy battle, said board member David Raisbeck has decided to resign, citing personal reasons. Read More »

Arkansas Best to buy logistics company Panther

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Intermodal

Trucking company Arkansas Best Corp will buy Panther Expedited Services from private equity firm Fenway Partners for $180 million including debt to enhance its logistics offering. Read More »

Canadian Pacific says Paul Haggis elected chairman

AJOT | June 05, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway said Paul Haggis has been elected chairman, three weeks after a bitter proxy battle with New York activist shareholder William Ackman led to top level resignations at Canada's second-biggest railroad. Read More »

CP trains to start rolling after government ends strike

AJOT | May 31, 2012 | Intermodal

Trains will start rolling again at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd after the Canadian Senate passed back-to-work legislation, and the railroad expects operations to be back to normal within 48 hours. Read More »

CP trains to start rolling after government ends strike

AJOT | May 31, 2012 | Intermodal

Trains will start rolling again at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd after the Canadian Senate passed back-to-work legislation, and the railroad expects operations to be back to normal within 48 hours. Read More »

CP Rail strike won’t end until Friday at earliest

AJOT | May 30, 2012 | Intermodal

A strike at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, Canada's second biggest railway, won't end until Friday at the earliest after the Liberal opposition in Parliament said it would follow rules that would delay passage of back-to-work legislation. Read More »

Canada’s lower house passes CP Rail back-to-work bill

AJOT | May 29, 2012 | Intermodal

Canada's House of Commons has passed legislation to force striking Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd locomotive engineers, conductors and rail controllers back to work. Read More »

Canada aims to restore CP Rail service

AJOT | May 29, 2012 | Intermodal

The Canadian government will force striking workers at Canadian Pacific Railway back to work with fast-track legislation aimed at restoring rail service, Labour Minister Lisa Raitt said. Read More »