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2014 Media Kit

Intermodal

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Schenker AG extends rail services to Europe

AJOT | May 28, 2008 | Intermodal

To meet the rising demand for rail based logistics, DB Schenker is now rolling out a new range of services in Europe: DB Schenkerrailog stands for rail based logistics and becomes an established component of DB Schenker's European land transport operation Read More »

Tucker Company joins ATA

AJOT | May 28, 2008 | Intermodal

Jeffrey Tucker, CEO of Tucker Company, Cherry Hill, NJ, has announced that the company has become a member of the American Trucking Association (ATA). The ATA, established in 1933, is the national voice for the trucking industry before Capitol Hill, regul Read More »

ATA to manage Distribution and LTL Carriers Association

AJOT | May 26, 2008 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) announced that it has assumed management of the Distribution and LTL Carriers Association, a Kansas City, MO-based organization that represents for-hire trucking companies engaged in local, regional and inter-regio Read More »

ATA urges Congress to act on GAO recommendations

AJOT | May 22, 2008 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations is again calling on Congress to help the trucking industry keep drug and alcohol abusers off the road and improve safety on the nation's highways by supporting efforts to enhance drug and alcohol testing for the nation's Read More »

ATA truck tonnage index fell 1.1% in April

AJOT | May 22, 2008 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 1.1% in April 2008. March's tonnage reading, meanwhile, fell 1.7% instead of the previously reported 3.2% drop. Read More »

Railroad fuel efficiency sets new record

AJOT | May 22, 2008 | Intermodal

In 2007, major freight railroads in the United States moved a ton of freight an average of 436 miles on each gallon of fuel. This represents a 3.1% improvement over 2006 and an astonishing 85.5% improvement since 1980. Read More »

ActionView intends to acquire Jim Palmer Trucking, Inc.

AJOT | May 18, 2008 | Intermodal

ActionView International, Inc. announced that the company has entered into an initial agreement in the form of a letter of intent for an acquisition transaction with Jim Palmer Trucking, Inc., a leading transportation company headquartered in Missoula, Mo Read More »

ITI completes 5th Intermodal Travel Seminar

AJOT | May 18, 2008 | Intermodal

The Intermodal Transportation Institute (ITI) at the University of Denver announced that it has concluded its 5th annual Intermodal Travel Seminar, one of the key components of the Master of Science in Intermodal Transportation Management degree. The ITI Read More »

BNSF Railway purchases 198 acres at Dallas Logistics Hub

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Intermodal

The Allen Group announced the sale of 198 acres of land in the Dallas Logistics Hub (DLH) to BNSF Railway Company (BNSF). In conjunction with the sale transaction the parties entered into an option agreement giving BNSF the right to purchase an additiona Read More »

Railroads urge focus on hazardous material

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Intermodal

The nation's major freight railroads asked the Surface Transportation Board to institute a proceeding to address the very serious issue of transporting hazardous material around the country. Read More »

Railroads obligated to serve needs of the nation

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Intermodal

Speaking before the Surface Transportation Board (STB), American Chemistry Council's President and CEO Jack N. Gerard reaffirmed the importance of the railroad's obligation to serve the needs of the nation, and called for stronger action by the STB to add Read More »

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