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CN signs VMA with Sauk Village, Ill.

AJOT | October 14, 2010 | Intermodal

CN announced it has reached a voluntary mitigation agreement (VMA) with the Village of Sauk Village, Ill., located approximately 30 miles south of Chicago, addressing the municipality's environmental and safety concerns with CN's acquisition of the Elgin, Read More »

CSX profit tops street view

AJOT | October 14, 2010 | Intermodal

CSX Corp reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit, citing rising freight volumes in nearly all its markets.

The railroad, one of the largest in the United States, reported a third-quarter profit of $414 million, or $1.08 a share, up Read More »

Russian government approves TransContainer IPO

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Intermodal

The Russian government has approved the long-awaited initial public offering of an almost 35 percent stake in freight operator TransContainer, clearing the way for the state rail monopoly to raise upto $525 million. The shares will be sold "at a price no Read More »

Rising trucking costs to add to U.S. retailer woes

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Intermodal

U.S. retailers, already feeling pressure from rising raw material costs and higher wages in China and elsewhere, face the added threat of growing land transportation costs as they move toward 2011.

Truckload rates are expected to rise by 10 p Read More »

Russian rail seeks Freight One investor

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Intermodal

Russian Railways is looking to sell a controlling stake in its Freight One unit to a strategic investor, a senior official from the state rail monopoly was quoted as saying.

Russian Railways had previously talked about an IPO of Freight One b Read More »

Key figure of U.S. chemical demand rises

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Intermodal

Chemical shipments on U.S. railroads rose 6.7 percent last week, the Association of American Railroads said.

Chemicals shipments on trains, called rail car loadings, are a measure of demand for products ranging from plastics to fertilizers. Read More »

Kenya invites new bids for cross-country railway

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Intermodal

Kenya Railways has invited fresh bids for work on a railway to run between the port city of Mombasa and the Ugandan capital Kampala, expected to triple train speeds and increase regional trade.

Kenya Railways said in a newspaper advertisement Read More »

Schulz is the new head of Intermodal at DB Schenker Rail

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Intermodal

Andreas Schulz is the new Head of the Intermodal Market Unit at DB Schenker Rail Deutschland AG. The 42-year-old is thus assuming responsibility for the tasks previously performed by Karsten Sachsenr'der, who held this position since the beginning of the Read More »

Premium Article  Gearing up for regs on sanitary food transport

Peter Buxbaum | October 07, 2010 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

FDA announcement seeks industry input
Back in April, the Food and Drug Administration announced an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on implementing the Sanitary Food Transportation Act of 2005. The announcement was described as Read More »

Trucking company continues growth in a stalled economy

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Intermodal

Mountain Valley Express, a privately held service-oriented LTL company, announces the opening of their newest service center, located in West Sacramento, CA. Scott Blevins, President of Mountain Valley Express, commented, "MVE finds itself in a strong gro Read More »

ATG and SAR merge to form DB Schenker Rail Automotive GmbH

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Intermodal

ATG Autotransportlogistic GmbH (ATG) and Schenker Automotive RailNet GmbH (SAR) are merging. In the past they were managed as two separate companies within DB Schenker Rail. The two companies will now be managed as a single unit. 'By merging the two compa Read More »

CN reaches contract deal with train crews

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Intermodal

Canadian National Railway and the union representing 2,700 conductors, trainmen and yard crews reached a tentative deal, averting a possible labor showdown at Canada's largest rail carrier.
br />The railroad said the agreement was for a three-year Read More »

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index continues upward trend

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Intermodal

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index edged higher in August to a reading of 2.3. The Trucking Conditions Index is a compilation of factors affecting trucking companies; and the August reading, which is the sixth consecutive reading in positive territory, refle Read More »

CN Rail conductor union says doesn’t want strike

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Intermodal

The union representing 2,700 train conductors and other workers at Canadian National Railway Co Ltd will not serve strike notice unless the company is intent on making drastic changes to their labor agreement, a union spokesman said.

Negotiat Read More »

ATA truck tonnage index plunged 2.7% in August

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 2.7 percent in August, which was the largest month-to-month decrease since March 2009. The latest drop lowered the SA index from 110 (2000=100) in July Read More »

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