Intermodal

Con-way Freight named 2011 LTL Carrier of the Year by Transfreight

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., announced it has been recognized by Transfreight with its 2011 LTL Carrier of the Year award. Read More »

CSX, State of Florida close on SunRail transaction

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

CSX Corporation has completed the previously announced transaction with the State of Florida to sell a 61-mile rail corridor for the SunRail commuter railroad. Read More »

Green Plains’ BlendStar to build new 96-car unit train terminal

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, BlendStar LLC, will build, own and operate a new ethanol unit train terminal in Birmingham, Alabama on the BNSF Railway. The new terminal will have 160,000 barrels of storage, Read More »

IAS helps industry address challenges of intermodal container haulage with new collaborative solutio

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

IAS' has unveiled a new generation of cloud technology to address the complexities associated with planning, pricing, booking and executing inland container haulage. Developed as an extension to the industry-leading IAS DispatchManager, a web solution tha Read More »

Kansas City Southern pushing for investment grade

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

The fourth largest U.S. public railroad is pressing hard to get investment grade debt ratings, a move it says will improve the bottom line and allow it to better compete with larger rivals locking in rock-bottom borrowing costs on loans extending as far o Read More »

Schneider National uses CargoNet from Verisk to support supply chain security program

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

Verisk Analytics, a leading source of information about risk, announced that Schneider National is employing CargoNet(R) to help support its supply chain security program. CargoNet will help facilitate secure and controlled information sharing between Sch Read More »

Transnet moves to scheduled rail service

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

South African freight logistics group Transnet said it was rolling out a scheduled railway service that would stick to strict timetables, replacing its current system in which trains only depart when they are loaded. Read More »

European rail freight history made as DB Schenker delivers first Poland to UK service



AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

European rail freight history was made at 0100 on Friday November 11th when DB Schenker delivered on-time the first of a regular new weekly container train from Poland to the UK.

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Greenbrier posts higher Q4 profit

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Greenbrier Cos Inc posted a rise in fourth-quarter profit, driven by higher new railcar deliveries, and the railroad equipment supplier said it still expected strength in its end markets. Read More »

Mile Hi Foods generates mile high savings, improves sustainability with Carrier Transicold Vector&tr

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Taking advantage of the electric standby capability of its 27 Carrier Transicold Vector' multi-temperature trailer refrigeration units, Western food service distributor Mile Hi Foods Company is saving an estimated $85,000 annually in fuel costs while also Read More »

Norfolk Southern adding jobs for volume, retirees

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Railroad operator Norfolk Southern said it planned to hire 500 employees by the end of the year, bringing total additions for 2011 to more than 4,000, and plans to add 2,600 employees next year to meet growing freight volume and replace retiring workers. Read More »

Pershing stake could signal changes at CP Rail

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

A major investment in Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd by hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management could bring operational changes or put some or all of Canada's second largest railway in play. Read More »

Rutges Cargo participates in ‘Truck of the Future’ demonstration program

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Rutges Cargo, part of the Wallenborn Group, is to participate in the demonstration program 'Truck of the Future' being executed by TNO in assignment of the Netherlands' Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. Read More »

Argentine truckers reach deal, end Rosario strike

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Argentine trucking companies reached a deal to lift a strike that they had called at the country's main grains hub Rosario. Read More »

CN and Ray-Mont Logistics enter supply chain logistics agreement

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

CN and Ray-Mont Logistics have announced an agreement to improve supply chain efficiencies and customer service for specialty grains. Read More »

CSX offers new convenience to customers with iPhone application

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

CSX announced the release of a new iPhone application, ShipCSX. The application allows CSX customers to track freight shipments and trains across the CSX network. It also provides customers with specifications of rail cars such as equipment dimensions and Read More »

Lisin transport unit wins Freight One auction

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Russia's richest man Vladimir Lisin has won the auction for Russian Railways unit Freight One, a spokesman for his transport unit said, putting him in control of nearly a quarter of all Russian rolling stock. Read More »

UPS Freight takes the guesswork out of LTL pickups

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

UPS has announced the launch of UPS Freight Pickup Notifications for LTL, providing an unprecedented level of pickup control for the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry. Read More »

William Ackman owns stake in Canadian Pacific

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Billionaire Hedge fund manager William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management said it owns a 12.2 percent stake in Canadian Pacific Railway. Read More »

Canadian railways dismiss economic doom and gloom

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Intermodal

Canada's two big railroads scotched doom and gloom scenarios about a recession in North America and a sharp slowdown in Asia on Tuesday, saying the outlook for traffic on their tracks was sturdy across most products. Read More »