Hungry Canadian railways eye slice of crude oil pie

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Chief Executive Fred Green had a message for investors about the oil under southern Saskatchewan: This time it will be different and railroads will get a piece of the pie.

North American railways have traditionally taken a bac Read More »

Breathe California Awards California Northern Railroad Co. the 2011 Clean Air Champion Business Awar

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Intermodal

California Northern Railroad Company (CFNR), a short line railroad providing clean, alternative transportation of agricultural, food and construction products over 260 miles of track in the Sacramento Valley, today announced that is has been honored by Br Read More »

RWI Transportation receives Platinum Award in National Safety Program

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Intermodal

RWI Transportation, an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services, received a Platinum award from Great West Casualty Co. as part of the 2010 National Safety Awards Pr Read More »

Floods add to Canadian Pacific Rail’s weather woes

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway has shut a key cross-border track for up to 10 days because of flooding in Saskatchewan and North Dakota, dashing its hopes of putting a recent deluge of bad weather behind it.

The company said the rapidly rising Souris River Read More »

IANA launches new resource to benefit intermodal industry

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Intermodal

The new IANA Intermodal Marketplace is an online buyer's guide that uses powerful search technology that allows users to more easily locate a wealth of intermodal-related products and services.

The IANA Intermodal Marketplace provides an efficient and Read More »

ATA’s Abbott named to FMCSA Advisory Panel

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Intermodal

Rob Abbott, American Trucking Associations' vice president of safety policy, was named to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.

'I'm honored to have been chosen to represent ATA and the trucking ind Read More »

CN to sell assets of IC RailMarine Terminal for US$73 million; enters into related 10-year coal tran

AJOT | June 16, 2011 | Intermodal

CN has announced a definitive agreement to sell substantially all of the assets of IC RailMarine Terminal Company (ICRMT) to Raven Energy, LLC, an affiliate of Foresight Energy, LLC ("Foresight") and the Cline Group ("Cline"), for US$73 million. Read More »

ATA welcomes new VP of Legislative Affairs

AJOT | June 16, 2011 | Intermodal

American Trucking Associations announced it has hired Caroline Decker as its new vice president of legislative affairs.

'With nearly 20 years of experience working on Capitol Hill ' both as a staffer and representing the interests of transportation, C Read More »

Penske Truck Leasing opens Garner, N.C. location

AJOT | June 16, 2011 | Intermodal

Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new $3.3 million state-of-the-art facility in Garner, N.C., located at 100 Laurensfield Court, in the Greenfield South Business Park. Housed on 8.5 acres, the 12,000 square-foot building offers full-service truck leasing Read More »

Old Dominion Freight Line named 2010 LTL National Carrier of the Year

AJOT | June 16, 2011 | Intermodal

Ryder System Inc. last night named Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. its LTL National Carrier of the Year for the second year in a row. The honor was presented to Old Dominion as part of the 2010 Ryder Carrier Quality Award recognition event, held in Novi, M Read More »

CN’s CEO Mongeau says Alberta short-line rail acquisitions, upgrades total C$400 million

AJOT | June 16, 2011 | Intermodal

Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN said the company will have invested almost C$400 million to buy and rehabilitate four short-line railways serving resource-rich regions of northern Alberta by year-end 2011.

"CN has stepped u Read More »

Transnet mulls new cargo line

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Intermodal

South African freight logistics group Transnet said it may build a new rail line to the port at Richards Bay via Swaziland to free up capacity on its main coal export line.

Coal miners in South Africa have been unable to ship all their coal destined f Read More »

Transport Corp FY12 capex at 1.1 blllion rupees

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Intermodal

Transport Corp of India has earmarked about 1.1 billion rupees in FY12 to expand its fleet of trucks and ships as also its warehousing facility, a top official said at an analyst meeting. Read More »

CN to start construction of Calgary Logistics Park in summer 2011

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Intermodal

CN has announced that construction of its new Calgary Logistics Park, an investment of approximately C$200 million, will start this summer with target completion by year-end 2012. The project was first announced in February 2010.

Claude Mongeau, presi Read More »

ATRI releases updated operational costs of trucking report

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Intermodal

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today released the findings of its 2011 update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking. The research, which identified trucki Read More »

CP Rail stresses long-term view after weather woes

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway will have to work to earn back customer confidence lost because of recent weather woes, but it expects any drop in market share is temporary, its chief executive said.

Flooding and other weather disruptions on CP's network in Read More »

Con-way Inc. names 2011 CEO Constellation Award recipients

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Intermodal

Con-way Inc. announced that it has honored five outstanding employees with its fifth annual CEO Constellation Awards. Winners were selected from throughout the enterprise as those who best exemplify the company's core values of integrity, commitment and e Read More »

TransCore’s N. American Freight Index sets another record in May as truckload rates improve

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

TransCore's North American Freight Index marked the fifth consecutive month with the highest same-month spot market freight availability in its 15-year history, up 10 percent compared to one year ago. Despite the record for the month, TransCore's May Inde Read More »

Kenya to spend more on roads, energy to raise growth

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Kenya will increases spending on roads by 11 billion shillings ($125.6 million) and nearly doubled its energy budget in 2011/12 fiscal year to facilitate economic growth, the finance minister said.

Like other countries in east Africa, Kenya has embark Read More »

Old Dominion relocates and expands San Jose Service Center

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., whose San Jose Service Center has been a fixture in the community since 2006, relocated the terminal to an expanded and upgraded facility due to sustained growth in the region.

Within the last three-and-a-half-years, th Read More »