Swift Transportation signs with Internet Truckstop and RMIS in efforts to increase carrier capacity

AJOT | February 23, 2012 | Intermodal

Swift Transportation has signed with Internet Truckstop, the largest Internet-based freight matching service in the transportation industry and Registry Monitoring Insurance Service (RMIS) to implement Carrier Registration Service Plus (CRS Plus). Read More »

Central Freight Lines to test Peterbilt Natural Gas Tractors

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Intermodal

Central Freight Lines (CFL), a leading less-than-truckload (LTL) for-hire common carrier, has announced its intention to test 15 new clean air tractors under a grant from the HGAC, Houston-Galveston Area Council. The latest in a series of steps the compan Read More »

CN targets C$1.75 billion in 2012 capital investments to maintain and improve its network and growth

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Intermodal

CN has announced plans to invest C$1.75 billion in 2012 to maintain and upgrade its railway network, support growth and productivity initiatives, and continue to provide customers with a high level of service. Read More »

Cosan buys into control of ALL railway

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Intermodal

Cosan, Brazil's biggest sugar and ethanol group, agreed to pay more than double the market price for 5.7 percent of America Latina Logistica (ALL), a railway serving agricultural areas of Brazil and Argentina. Read More »

CP Railway asks for conciliator in labor talks

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway said it has asked the federal government to appoint a conciliator to help it address pension reform in its labor talks with the union representing 4,800 train crew employees and rail traffic controllers. Read More »

DB Schenker Rail wins two major Rail Business Awards

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Intermodal

DB Schenker Rail UK has won two major categories at the Rail Business Awards held in London on the evening of Thursday 16 February 2012. Read More »

Pershing Square names another CP Rail board nominee

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Intermodal

Pershing Square Capital Management, which is waging a proxy battle against Canadian Pacific Railway, said that Canadian businessman Paul Haggis has agreed to be one of Pershing's nominees to sit on CP's board. Read More »

Union Pacific announces $200 million investment in South Louisana

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Intermodal

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Union Pacific Corp. Chairman James R. Young announced a $200 million capital investment by Union Pacific that will expand the company's South Louisiana operations, creating 225 new direct jobs, retaining 1,100 employees Read More »

Eurocopter and SDV put on the road their first hybrid shuttle in Germany

AJOT | February 21, 2012 | Intermodal

Eurocopter Deutschland and its leading transport provider SDV Geis, the German subsidiary of the SDV Group, pursue their commitment to the environment and announce their first hybrid shuttle in Germany. 'The implementation of this SDV Geis Hybrid shuttle Read More »

Koch Companies chooses Paragon Software Systems

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Intermodal

Paragon Software Systems, Inc, a niche software company focused on vehicle routing and scheduling, today announced that Koch Companies has purchased Paragon's Multi Depot and Single depot transportation planning solutions. The company will use the softwar Read More »

New report summarizes car-truck contribution/fault in serious crashes

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Intermodal

A new report released by the American Trucking Associations summarizes the car-truck relative contribution/fault findings of several large-scale studies. Read More »

Trailiner Corporation chooses Blue Tree Systems

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Intermodal

Blue Tree Systems Inc., a leading provider of reefer monitoring, trailer tracking, and in-cab fleet management solutions, today announced that Trailiner Corporation has selected its R:COM system. The refrigerated truckload carrier is implementing Blue Tre Read More »

Transportation community voices concern over potential risk to next generation vehicle safety techno

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Intermodal

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), along with major automakers, safety advocates and transportation officials from across the country, are joining together to urge the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to protect the 5. Read More »

Colombian coal railway to comply with nighttime train ban

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Intermodal

Colombia's top coal railway, Fenoco, will comply with a ban on nighttime trains issued by a regional environmental authority to reduce noise, the company said. Read More »

Old Dominion relocates Las Vegas Service Center

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has relocated its Las Vegas Service Center to a newly constructed, larger facility to keep up with increased freight in the region. Read More »

Rain shuts Mozambique’s Sena coal export railway

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Intermodal

A railway line that takes coal from Mozambique's Tete province to an export terminal at Beira was shutafter heavy rains, an official of the state-owned ports and railways group said. Read More »

Rio Tinto wins ruling to keep others off iron ore railway

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Intermodal

Rio Tinto said an Australian regulator has ruled that the firm's key iron ore rail lines do not have to be opened to rival miners, reinforcing the world No.2 iron ore miner's grip on the global market. Read More »

CN’s newest intermodal terminal opens in Chippewa Falls, WI

AJOT | February 05, 2012 | Intermodal

CN marked the opening of its newest intermodal terminal at Chippewa Falls in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The terminal, located only 100 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul, offers Wisconsin and Minnesota customers new supply chain options to ship and receiv Read More »

Con-way sees higher margins

AJOT | February 05, 2012 | Intermodal

Con-way Inc said it expects margins to rise as increased productivity more than offsets higher costs, but its shares fell following an earnings miss. Read More »

Coalition for Transportation Productivity statement on Congressional decision to study truck weight

AJOT | February 05, 2012 | Intermodal

The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP), a group of 200 shippers and allied associations dedicated to safely and responsibly increasing the federal vehicle weight limit on interstate highways, expressed disappointment in the decision by the U. Read More »