Intermodal

HCL AXON partners with CN

AJOT | January 13, 2009 | Intermodal

HCL AXON announced a joint development partnership with CN to build iCREW, an SAP-based solution that addresses the crew management requirements of organizations that have complex work and job assignment and tracking rules. HCL AXON will work with CN to d Read More »

Evans Network expands into New Orleans

AJOT | January 13, 2009 | Intermodal

The Evans Network of Companies, a market-leading trucking and logistics partner, opened a new service center in New Orleans, LA near five Class I railroads. The property is situated at 5501 B Chef Mentuer Hwy. Read More »

CN orders 40 new high-horsepower EMD locomotives

AJOT | January 05, 2009 | Intermodal

CN announced it has ordered 40 additional high-horsepower locomotives from Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD) and secured an option for 50 more of the EMD locomotives. Read More »

CN welcomes STB issuance of decision approving EJ&E acquisition

AJOT | January 05, 2009 | Intermodal

CN welcomed the issuance by the Surface Transportation Board (STB) of its decision approving CN's purchase of the principal lines of the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E). Read More »

RDS CEO Stefflre elected IANA’s Chairman of the Board

AJOT | January 05, 2009 | Intermodal

The Intermodal Association of North America's (IANA) Board of Directors has announced the election of Greg Stefflre, Chief Executive Officer of Rail Delivery Services, Inc. as its Chairman for 2009. Stefflre succeeds Theodore Prince, Principal of T. Princ Read More »

United Road acquires Autolog Auto Transport

AJOT | January 05, 2009 | Intermodal

Romulus, MI-based United Road, one of the largest vehicle transportation logistics providers in the United States, announced today its acquisition of Autolog Auto Transport (Autolog), a Linden, NJ-based vehicle logistics provider. Michael A. Wysocki, chie Read More »

Chicago’s ‘black hole’ of freight provides intermodal opportunities

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Intermodal

Tom Finkbiner, Senior Chairman of the Board of the Intermodal Transportation Institute (ITI) at the University of Denver, recently told the sixth annual Indiana Logistics Summit in Indianapolis, presented by the Port of Indiana and Purdue University, that Read More »

Pennsylvania governor announces $38.5 million rail freight investment

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Intermodal

Governor Edward G. Rendell announced the investment of $30 million as part of PennDOT's Rail Freight Capital Budget/Transportation Assistance program and a separate $8.5 million in Rail Freight Assistance grants. Read More »

Pennsylvania’s Governor Rendell endorses rail transport

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Intermodal

Governor Edward G. Rendell stressed the importance of investing in infrastructure and the state's job-creators to avoid the full brunt of the nation's weakening economy as he championed a national rail proposal and announced that a global manufacturing co Read More »

ITI’s Carmichael: Railroad-related Interstate II transportation system is needed

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Intermodal

In a recent address to the 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in New York City, Gil Carmichael, Founding Chairman of the Board for the Intermodal Transportation Institute (ITI) at the University of Denver and former Federal Railway Read More »

ALK Technologies all-in-one GPS system for trucking

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Intermodal

ALK Technologies announced PC*MILER Navigator 430, an easy-to-use, portable navigation device designed specifically for owner operators, leased operators and company drivers. Now truckers will have the same kind of straightforward, all-in-one system that Read More »

Transportation Institute presents ATA Chairman with leadership award

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Intermodal

The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute recently presented ATA (American Trucking Associations) Chairman Charles "Shorty" Whittington with its first-ever Agricultural Transportation Leadership Award to recognize Whittington's 30 years of commitmen Read More »

APTA awards Atlantic Canada’s road transport industry veterans

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Intermodal

In his 30 years behind the wheel, Fredericton truck driver Stewart Finnamore has logged six million accident-free kilometers, without so much as a single traffic violation - not even a parking ticket. Read More »

Celadon Group acquires truckload van assets from Continental Express

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Intermodal

Celadon Group, Inc. has announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries purchased the truckload, intermodal and brokerage business, as well as approximately 400 tractors and 1,100 trailers of Continental Express Inc. ('Continental') for approximately Read More »

ITC grows airfreight road service offering

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Intermodal

ITC ' the road transportation arm of Dublin-based IAM Group ' is building on the success of its core airfreight road feeder business, with the addition of nationwide general-, specialized- and temperature-controlled transportation. Read More »

The Allen Group build-to-suit container yard at DLH

AJOT | December 07, 2008 | Intermodal

The Allen Group, developers of the Dallas Logistics Hub (DLH), a 6,000-acre multi-modal logistics park in Southern Dallas County, announced today an execution of a lease with Bridge Terminal Transport (BTT), one of the largest marine container haulers cov Read More »

YRC Worldwide seeks to modify Teamsters contract

AJOT | December 07, 2008 | Intermodal

YRC Worldwide Inc. announced that its Yellow Transportation, Roadway, Holland and New Penn business units have reached a tentative agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to modify the current labor agreement for employees covered by the Read More »

EcoDriven solutions from Carrier Transicold

AJOT | December 03, 2008 | Intermodal

Fuel conservation, reducing environmental impact and managing total cost of ownership are core concerns of refrigerated fleets, based on 2008 customer demand for Carrier Transicold's EcoDriven suite of products for the container industry. Read More »

ATA Truck Tonnage Index plummeted 3% in October

AJOT | November 25, 2008 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 3.0% in October, marking the fourth consecutive month-to-month drop. The index fell 0.8% in September and 1.9% in August. In October, the seasonally ad Read More »

Norfolk Southern harnesses sustainable wind energy

AJOT | November 25, 2008 | Intermodal

On November 13 Norfolk Southern completed the installation of a 50 kilowatt wind turbine at its rail yard in North Kansas City to power the yard's wastewater treatment plant. The wind turbine consists of three 24-foot rotor blades mounted on a 100-foot to Read More »