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2014 Media Kit

Intermodal

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Rail traffic at historic levels

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | Intermodal

After hurricanes Katrina and Rita, some national economists were estimating that gas prices could top $5.00 a gallon. The rising cost of fuel is having an impact on the trucking industry causing a shift and increase in the intermodal process of placing tr Read More »

Schneider recognizes carrier excellence

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | Intermodal

Schneider National Inc. honored more than 20 carriers at the company's annual Carrier Recognition Conference on September 20, 2005, at historic Lambeau Field. The daylong event featured keynote presentations from industry leaders, an awards ceremony recog Read More »

NMFTA to publish National Motor Freight Classification

AJOT | October 16, 2005 | Intermodal

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association will begin publishing the new issue of the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) NMF 100-AF in November, 2005. NMFTA is a nonprofit membership association representing less-than-truckload carriers thro Read More »

Fikes Truck Line chooses GeoLogic Solutions

AJOT | October 16, 2005 | Intermodal

GeoLogic Solutions, the transportation industry's leading provider of multi-mode mobile communications and tracking systems, announced that Arkansas-based Fikes Truck Line is extending its contract and purchasing additional MobileMax' Multi-Mode communica Read More »

Bi-State Motor Carriers hold Awards Luncheon

AJOT | October 09, 2005 | Intermodal

The Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers, Inc. held its 16th Annual Awards Luncheon on September 27th, 2005, at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, New Jersey. At this luncheon, awards are presented to those terminals and individuals who have Read More »

Short Line RRs embrace Railinc’s web tools

AJOT | October 09, 2005 | Intermodal

Railinc announced that over 50 railroads have implemented the company's new RailSync suite of services. Since this time last year, the number of RailSync users has more than doubled, making it the fastest-growing service of its kind in North America. Rece Read More »

Canadian farmers worry about rail capacity

AJOT | October 02, 2005 | Intermodal

There are industry concerns that Western Canada's rail system may not have sufficient capacity remaining to handle a major third-quarter export program by the Canadian Wheat Board. The shortage of railway capacity, or weather-related closures at one of Ca Read More »

Advocating public-private partnerships to increase capacity

AJOT | October 02, 2005 | Intermodal

Today's US freight transportation system reminds Kevin Soucie, a Milwaukee-based consultant and former Wisconsin state legislator, of his experiences as an exchange student in communist Poland. In a nutshell, price controls in Poland's state-run economy e Read More »

Premium Article  30th ANNUAL INTERMODAL - Tael and Retail: US-China economic relations

George Lauriat | September 25, 2005 | Intermodal | International Trade

In dynastic China a Tael was a measure of currency. Historically, the economic ideal was to retain wealth by exporting goods and importing as little as possible. There was no sense of economic partnership. Eventually, this approach didn’t work out for Chi Read More »

BNSF showcases cleaner air quality technology

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Intermodal

"Today, we are embracing a new generation of environmentally-friendly rail technology," said John Lanigan, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of BNSF Railway. "Rail has long been the most efficient means humankind has ever created for mo Read More »

NS restores rail service to New Orleans

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Intermodal

Sixteen days after Hurricane Katrina struck, Norfolk Southern Corp. has completed repairs to its Lake Pontchartrain Bridge, restoring rail freight service into New Orleans and reopening important interchange points with western rail carriers. Read More »

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