Improved Philadelphia freight rail route expands transportation options

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and CSX Chairman, President and CEO Michael J. Ward joined together today to celebrate the construction of an improved rail route that generates hundreds of jobs. The completed pro Read More »

DHX-Maui opens freight handling facility on Maui

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

DHX-Maui has just opened a new freight handling facility on Maui, one of the Hawaiian Islands. The new facility will serve business and residential communities on Maui. Read More »

Lone Star Overnight introduces multi-package shipment rating option

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

Lone Star Overnight (LSO), a Texas-based regional overnight package delivery company, is introducing a competitive multiple-package shipment rating option. Shippers may choose LSO's new Multi-Pak(SM) pricing for multi-package shipments destined for the sa Read More »

Railinc wins NCTA award for industry driven technology company

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

Railinc Corp. announced it has been named a winner at the 2009 NCTA 21 Awards in the category of 'Industry Driven Technology Company.' The NCTA 21 Awards are recognized as North Carolina's most prestigious technology awards, celebrating inno Read More »

Old Dominion Freight Line announces improved service through its Northwest gateway into Canada

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. announces improved service through its Northwest gateway into Canada effective November 9, which will connect more than 65 Old Dominion service centers to Edmonton and Calgary, Canada. Read More »

CN growing

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Intermodal

CN, North America's largest mover of forest products, is on track to haul more than 800,000 tons of wood pellets this year and sees more opportunities in the future for this "green" source of heating energy. Read More »

GSC Logistics’ ‘Green’ Fleet Meets Strict California Air Resources Board Regulations

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Intermodal

GSC Logistics, Inc., (GSC) announced that its truck fleet is fully compliant with new emission regulations mandated by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Committed to helping protect the environment from dangerous greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, G Read More »

ATA to Congress: Behavioral changes necessary to combat distracted driving

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Intermodal

America needs strong laws and a systematic approach to make the use of hand-held electronic devices while driving socially unacceptable, said Con-way Inc. Vice President of Government Affairs Randy Mullett in a statement before the Subcommittee on Highway Read More »

Kurzanski honored for excellence in leading environmental initiatives

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Intermodal

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) presented its top award for environmental professionals, the 2009 North American Environmental Employee Excellence Award, to Paul J. Kurzanski, manager of environmental remediation at CSX Transportation. Read More »

Maine Motor Transport Association’s Hanington awarded ATA President’s TAEC Leadership Award

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations announced Dale Hanington, President and CEO of the Maine Motor Transport Association, was awarded the ATA President's Annual TAEC Leadership Award at ATA's Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV. Read More »

Climate change legislation would increase diesel prices, hurt consumers

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) First Vice Chair Barbara Windsor told the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee that the current cap-and-trade proposal will increase the price and volatility of diesel fuel for the trucking industry withou Read More »

Premium Article  IANA, NITL revamp programs to offer participants more value

Paul Scott Abbott | November 08, 2009 | Intermodal | International Trade

Responding to transportation industry demands for fiscal efficiency, leaders of the Intermodal Association of North America and the National Industrial Transportation League have redesigned the program for their major collocated annual events.

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ATA responds to FMCSA’s reconsideration of Hours-of-Service regulations

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Intermodal

As the American Trucking Associations (ATA) has communicated for the last five years, the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations, as they are currently constructed, are good safety rules. They are working and the proof is in the industry's safety performance Read More »

Premium Article  UP , CSXT launch RailChem Connect between Texas and Southeast

AJOT | November 01, 2009 | Intermodal

Union Pacific Railroad and CSX Transportation (CSXT) are proud to announce the launch of RailChem Connect, a coordinated rail service for expedited transport of chemicals between the Texas Gulf Coast region and the Southeast. Read More »

CN executive VP Claude Mongeau to address Citi Industrial Mfg. Transportation Conf. Nov. 12

AJOT | November 01, 2009 | Intermodal

Claude Mongeau, CN executive vice-president, will address Citi's 2009 Industrial Manufacturing Transportation Conference in New York on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at 10.30AM EST. Read More »

BNSF Q3 2009 results

AJOT | November 01, 2009 | Intermodal

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (BNSF) reported quarterly earnings of $1.42 per diluted share, which included a $0.06 per share impact related to a favorable coal rate case adjustment. This compared to third-quarter 2008 earnings of $1.99 per dil Read More »

CN, Teamsters Canada Rail Conference adjourn negotiations

AJOT | November 01, 2009 | Intermodal

CN and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) agreed to adjourn negotiations and are scheduled to resume talks with the assistance of federal mediators during the week of Nov. 16, 2009. Read More »

ATA urges improvement to border infrastructure and procedures

AJOT | November 01, 2009 | Intermodal

Improving the security and efficiency of freight transportation across borders will require more funds for infrastructure, more reasonable enforcement of trade security program rules, and giving the lead role in coordinating federal efforts to the Departm Read More »

ATA warns Cap-and-Trade will increase costs

AJOT | October 28, 2009 | Intermodal

Proposed cap-and-trade legislation will impose significant costs on the trucking industry and all consumers while doing little to reduce carbon emissions from trucking, American Trucking Associations (ATA) First Vice-Chairman Barbara Windsor said today at Read More »

‘Golden Environment Rail’ for Schulze-Freyberg of Polzug

AJOT | October 25, 2009 | Intermodal

Walter Schulze-Freyberg, Managing Director of Polzug Intermodal GmbH, was awarded the Logistics Prize 'Golden Environment Rail' by BF Bahnen (the Federation of Managers of German Rail Companies). The Federation confers its 'Golden Environment Rail' on peo Read More »