Intermodal

Old Dominion expands and relocates Toledo, OH facility

AJOT | January 31, 2013 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has moved its Toledo Service Center to a larger, more modern location. Read More »

Con-way Multimodal names Bingham Director of Business Development

AJOT | January 30, 2013 | Intermodal

Con-way Multimodal, a freight brokerage division of Con-way Inc.'s operating unit Menlo Worldwide Logistics, named Cory Bingham as director of business development. Read More »

CP Railway sees big profit boost in 2013 after tough Q4

AJOT | January 29, 2013 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said its aggressive efficiency push would pay off in a 40 percent increase in earnings this year, sending its shares to an all-time high even after it reported a sharp drop in profit on charges related to the restructuring. Read More »

US transportation chief LaHood to step down

AJOT | January 29, 2013 | Intermodal

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he planned to resign, marking the latest departure from President Barack Obama''s Cabinet as the administration tries to find the root cause of safety problems with Boeing 's Dreamliner plane. Read More »

Blue Tree Systems introduces portable in-cab device

AJOT | January 29, 2013 | Intermodal

Blue Tree Systems Inc., a leading provider of trailer tracking, reefer monitoring and in-cab fleet management solutions has unveiled the latest addition to its industry leading feature set, a portable version of its in-cab terminal. The R:COM In-Cab Porta Read More »

CP Railway profit hit by charges, sees better 2013

AJOT | January 28, 2013 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway reported a sharp drop in quarterly profit as restructuring charges ate into earnings, but the country's second-biggest rail carrier said its aggressive efficiency push is poised to pay off. Read More »

Boston area logistics firm RoadOne becomes leading force in intermodal transportation

AJOT | January 28, 2013 | Intermodal

RTS Holdings, LLC ("RTS") has announced its acquisition of key operating assets of RoadLink Transportation Solutions and its affiliated operating entities. Newly launched as RoadOne' IntermodaLogistics, the company is moving forward to take a leading posi Read More »

National transportation leaders to explore solutions for funding infrastructure at Nashville summit

AJOT | January 27, 2013 | Intermodal

Two thousand transportation officials and high-tech leaders from across the country will gather in Nashville, TN from April 22-24, 2013 to explore solutions for easing traffic congestion, financing the nation's transportation system, and advancing life-sa Read More »

Shuster selected Chairman of the 
House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

AJOT | January 27, 2013 | Intermodal

Congressman Bill Shuster has been selected by the House Republican Conference to be the next Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Shuster made the following statement after the announcement of his selection: Read More »

Walmart Asda transforms UK distribution with integrated Isotrak real-time vehicle tracking

AJOT | January 27, 2013 | Intermodal

Walmart-owned UK supermarket chain Asda will soon complete a major two-year project to innovate its retail distribution operation using a unique transport optimization solution incorporating Isotrak vehicle-tracking equipment. Using the fully-integr Read More »

PKP Cargo IPO planned for late 2013

AJOT | January 27, 2013 | Intermodal

Polish railway operator PKP plans to list goods carrier PKP Cargo, which it co-owns with the government, by early next year. Read More »

CSX plans new intermodal facility in Quebec

AJOT | January 24, 2013 | Intermodal

CSX Corporation (CSX) and its transportation and intermodal terminals subsidiaries today announced an expansion of the company's intermodal presence in the greater Montreal region and Quebec. CSX's intermodal terminals subsidiary will build a new 36-hect Read More »

GCS completes substantial investment program expanding capacity at its MANP terminal in Moscow

AJOT | January 24, 2013 | Intermodal

Global Container Services (GCS) has added a second rail-mounted gantry crane (RMG) at its MANP terminal on the outskirts of Moscow. This has increased the number of train arrivals it can handle up to five or six per week. In addition, it has increased the Read More »

Brazil soy haulage cost could jump 50 pct by peak harvest

AJOT | January 24, 2013 | Intermodal

The cost of trucking soybeans from the forecast record crop now being gathered could jump up to 50 percent weeks from now when harvesting peaks, logistics researcher Esalq-Log said, due to a bigger harvest but reduced haulage capacity. Read More »

Union Pacific’s profit beats estimates; warns on 2013

AJOT | January 23, 2013 | Intermodal

Union Pacific Corp, the No.1 U.S. railroad, reported a quarterly profit above analyst estimates as higher pricing helped to make up for a fall in volumes but it warned of a tough 2013. Read More »

Kansas City Southern, rivals beat estimates on strong intermodal demand

AJOT | January 22, 2013 | Intermodal

Kansas City Southern's quarterly profit beat Wall Street estimates on strong intermodal and automotive volumes, and the U.S. railroad company forecast 2013 revenue growth in the high-single digits. Read More »

CN Rail’s 2013 profit forecast disappoints

AJOT | January 21, 2013 | Intermodal

Canadian National Railway forecast a 2013 profit that fell short of analyst expectations, sending shares of the country's biggest rail carrier lower even as it posted higher quarterly earnings and increased its dividend. Read More »

ATA Truck Tonnage Index jumped 2.8% in December

AJOT | January 21, 2013 | Intermodal

he American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.8% in December after surging 3.9% in November. (The 3.9% gain in November was revised from a 3.7% increase ATA reported on December 18, 2012.) Read More »

CN to build Joliet, IL, intermodal ramp

AJOT | January 16, 2013 | Intermodal

CN announced a plan to construct an intermodal ramp at its freight yard in Joliet, Ill., to offer import/export customers key access to numerous Chicagoland distribution centers. Read More »

CN and Indiana Rail Road to launch all-rail service for containerized Trans-Pacific imports

AJOT | January 15, 2013 | Intermodal

CN and the Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) have announced an agreement on the construction of an intermodal terminal in Indianapolis and their plan to offer Indiana importers and exporters an all-rail option for containerized products moving to/from Asia Read More »