Intermodal

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Jessup, Md. Facility

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Intermodal

Penske Truck Leasing announced the opening of its new 21,400-square-foot state-of-the-art facility in Jessup, Md., located at 8685 Washington Blvd. Penske offers commercial and consumer truck rental services, full-service truck leasing and contract mainte Read More »

ATA appoints new Chairman at annual conference in Las Vegas

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Intermodal

Recently, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Board of Directors named G. Tommy Hodges as Chairman during the banquet of the annual Management Conference & Exhibition. Read More »

CN completes $100 million Memphis yard reconstruction

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Intermodal

Facility renamed after retiring CEO E. Hunter Harrison

CN announced the completion of the $100 million multi-year construction project to reconfigure and modernize its Memphis rail classification yard. Read More »

DB Intermodal restructures sales operations

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Intermodal

Concentration on continental and maritime market segments

DB Intermodal has restructured its sales operations to focus on serving customers in the "Maritime Transportation" and "Continental Transportation" market segments. The business Read More »

Charles T. Connors Named 2009 IANA Silver Kingpin Award

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Intermodal

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has named Charles T. Connors, President and Chief Operating Officer of H&M International Transportation, Inc., as winner of the 2009 IANA Silver Kingpin Award. Connors will receive this important intermod Read More »

Completion of major components of ExpressRail project for Port of NY/NJ

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Intermodal

Continuing its initiatives to maintain world-class facilities while improving air quality at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority announced that two major components of the Port of New York and New Jersey's $600 million ExpressRail proj Read More »

McEllrath, McKenna honored with 2009 Connie Award from CII

AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Intermodal

James McKenna, President and CEO of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), and Robert McEllrath, President of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU), were presented with Connie Awards by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) at Read More »

ATA receives EPA environmental excellence award

AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) received an Environmental Excellence Award today from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWaySM Transport Partnership. ATA was one of 37 SmartWaySM partners to receive this distinction for its leaders Read More »

ATA leaders vote to support Sen. Schumer’s anti-texting bill

AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations Executive Committee voted overwhelmingly to support a bill introduced by US Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) to ban texting by all drivers. Also, the ATA Board of Directors approved policy statements on onboard safety syst Read More »

Palm Beach proposals submitted for intermodal logistics center

AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Intermodal

The Port of Palm Beach District announced that it received four proposals from separate teams of developers in response to its Request For Proposals (RFP) issued on July 10, 2009 to pre-qualified entities interested in participating in a Public/Private Pa Read More »

JAXPORT awarded $6mln for Blount Island rail

AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Intermodal

The US Department of Commerce has awarded a $6 million Economic Development Administration grant to the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) to help improve the Blount Island Marine Terminal railroad system. The grant will be used to rebuild existing tra Read More »

CN announces calculator to estimate greenhouse gas-emissions

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Intermodal

CN unveiled an upgraded on-line greenhouse gas-emissions (GHG) calculator that estimates total carbon emissions for shipments across multiple modes of transportation. Read More »

UP’s Shelton wins inaugural IANA Chairman’s Award

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Intermodal

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has named Ben Shelton, Union Pacific Railroad's general director of premium operations, as the winner of its inaugural Chairman's Award. Shelton will receive the prestigious industry award at a presentati Read More »

Railinc successfully launches new Umler’ System for freight rail industry


AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Intermodal

Railinc successfully launched the new Umler system, replacing the 40-year-old legacy system with modern web-based technology. The Umler system is a mission-critical application for the freight rail industry, containing vital information about rail equipme Read More »

Experts Say SoCal Freight Systems Must be Revolutionized

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Intermodal

A group of cargo experts representing a wide variety of freight and community interests who met recently at California State University, Long Beach, for a "Delivering the Goods: Good Environment, Good Technology, Good Economy" visioning dialogue forum is Read More »

Navajo Express Implements

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

Navajo Express announced today that it has implemented the TRANSFLO Express' truck stop scanning solution from Pegasus TransTech, providing same-day access to delivery documents. Read More »

CN reaches voluntary mitigation agreement (VMA) with Village of Park Forest, Ill.

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

CN announced today a voluntary mitigation agreement (VMA) with the Village of Park Forest, Ill., located approximately 30 miles south of downtown Chicago, addressing the municipality's environmental issues with CN's acquisition of the principal lines of t Read More »

National Gateway Honored as ‘Competitiveness Project of the Year’

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

National Gateway coalition today announced that it has been honored as 'Competitiveness Project of the Year' by the North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum, a leading infrastructure identification and development group. Read More »

CN completes $100 million Memphis yard reconstruction - Facility renamed after retiring CEO…

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

CN today announced the completion of the $100 million multi-year construction project to reconfigure and modernize its Memphis rail classification yard. Read More »

CN announces enhanced calculator to estimate greenhouse gas-emissions for multi-modal shipments

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

CN today unveiled an upgraded on-line greenhouse gas-emissions (GHG) calculator that estimates total carbon emissions for shipments across multiple modes of transportation. Read More »