Intermodal

US trucking tonnage up in October vs September

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Intermodal

The index that tracks tonnage hauled by American trucks rose in October in tandem with a revival in U.S. manufacturing, a trade group said. Read More »

Klinge Corporation to unveil new lower-cost, marinized version of popular low-temperature solution

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Intermodal

Following its purchase of Norfrig Equipment in Denmark, Klinge quickly become one of the leaders in ultra-low temperature storage, blast-freezing, and quick thawing. Continuing the engineering excellence established by Norfrig Equipment, Klinge is moving Read More »

Russian Railways asks to put off TransContainer sale

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Intermodal

State railway monopoly Russian Railways has asked the government to postpone the sale of its shares in TransContainer until next year, citing poor market conditions, according to a letter to the First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov obtained by Reuter Read More »

Intermodal volume posts year-over-year gains for seventh-straight quarter

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

Domestic container volume posted its strongest growth of the year in Q3 2011, according to IANA's Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report released today. Domestic container shipments increased 9.0% year-over-year during the quarter, slightly above th Read More »

ABF launches global expedited LCL/LTL
featuring service Up to 40% faster

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

ABF' has expanded its portfolio of global solutions to include Ocean LTL: a single-contact, expedited less-than-container-load/less-than-truckload (LCL/LTL) supply chain solution for customers who import from manufacturing centers in China, Hong Kong and Read More »

APA launches new trucking security requirements to fight back against $10 billion losses from organi

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

A new global security standard to protect high value consumer goods traveling on international roads has been launched by the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) to stamp out cargo crime levels involving attacks on vehicles estimated to cost i Read More »

Bakken rail terminal ships first crude cargo

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

The first train with Bakken crude oil shipments recently embarked from the newly completed Bakken Oil Express terminal near Dickinson, North Dakota, Lario Logistics said. Read More »

CN and Coalspur sign memorandum of understanding to develop high-quality supply chain for west coast

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

CN and Coalspur Mines Limited (Coalspur announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) under which they will develop a high-quality logistics supply chain to transport export thermal coal from Coalspur's Vista Coal Project (Vista) nea Read More »

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 »