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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 »

Old Dominion expands Pacific Promise’ Service to Taiwan

AJOT | June 02, 2011 | Intermodal

To meet increasing shipping demand from Asia, Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has expanded its Pacific Promise' less-than-container load (LCL) service to Taiwan's three main ports, in addition to 10 ports in China where the service is already offered.

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A new global voice for shippers

AJOT | May 30, 2011 | Intermodal

The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) representing shipper organizations from across the globe has talem action in Leipzig, Germany to reconstitute and restructure itself into a formal organization that will serve to represent freight shippers on key internatio Read More »

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