Staten Island rail freight network link completes banner first year

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Intermodal

ExpressRail Staten Island ' the ship-to-rail facility serving New York Container Terminal ' completed a successful first year by moving more than 44,000 containers by rail and removing approximately 70,000 trucks from local roads including the Goethals Br Read More »

TSA announces security recommendations for motor carriers

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Intermodal

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced a set of security recommendations for the transportation of certain quantities of hazardous materials across the nation's highways. Read More »

Canadian Pacific announces Q2/H1 results

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced its second-quarter results today. Net income in the second quarter was $155 million, a decrease of 40% from $257 million in 2007, and diluted earnings per share was $1.00, a decrease from $1.64 in the second quar Read More »

CN reports Q2-2008 net income of C$459 million,

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Intermodal

CN reported its financial and operating results for the second quarter and first half ended June 30, 2008. Read More »

PA governor authorizes $365mln. In transportation infrastructure investment

AJOT | July 13, 2008 | Intermodal

Governor Edward G. Rendell signed legislation authorizing the commonwealth to invest an additional $350 million to speed the repair of 411 structurally deficient bridges statewide. Read More »

US Representative Cummings to keynote CII FMC Seminar

AJOT | July 13, 2008 | Intermodal

US Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation, will give the keynote address at the Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) seminar on August 13 in Baltimore Read More »

US Army Reserve and Con-way Freight launch partnership

AJOT | July 13, 2008 | Intermodal

The US Army Reserve and Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) freight carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., announced the launch of a unique public-private partnership that will allow both organizations to recruit, train and employ individuals in Read More »

YRC North American Transportation reduces transit times with Velocity Network(TM)

AJOT | July 10, 2008 | Intermodal

YRC North American Transportation, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, is significantly reducing transit times in more than 30,000 lanes. The faster, more reliable lanes are part of service enhancements at three YRC North American Transportation operating comp Read More »

Con-way, Inc. achieves highest score under EPA’s Smartwaytm Transport Partnership

AJOT | July 10, 2008 | Intermodal

Con-way Inc. announced that its three primary operating companies, Con-way Freight, Con-way Truckload and Menlo Worldwide Logistics, received the highest fuel efficiency and environmental performance score for 2007 from the US Environmental Protection Age Read More »

CSXT addresses US infrastructure problems

AJOT | July 10, 2008 | Intermodal

CSX Transportation (CSXT) is helping focus national attention on the need to address and upgrade America's transportation infrastructure in an environmentally responsible manner so the nation can better compete in the changing global economy, two of its o Read More »

ATA testifies on truck productivity

AJOT | July 09, 2008 | Intermodal

The trucking industry asked Congress to review federal laws that limit the ability of the trucking industry to increase productivity and more efficiently and safely move the US economy. Read More »

Gary/Chicago Int’l Airport expansion smoothes way for CN EJ&E acquisition

AJOT | July 02, 2008 | Intermodal

CN said a four-party preliminary memorandum of understanding (PMOU) on the rail line relocation required for the expansion of Gary/Chicago International Airport (GCIA) should resolve a key concern that had been raised in opposition to CN's proposed acquis Read More »

FAST Corridor Project improves road & rail freight mobility

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Intermodal

East D Street, a major corridor for rail and motor freight entering and leaving the Port of Tacoma industrial area officially opened, providing freight, motorists and pedestrians better access to much of Tacoma's industrialized "Tideflats" area as well as Read More »

ATA Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.5% in May

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased on a month-to-month basis for the first time since January of this year, edging 0.5% higher in May. April's tonnage reading fell a revised 0.6% instead Read More »

RoadLink acquires C-Truck from Hapag-Lloyd

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Intermodal

RoadLink, the largest private independent intermodal logistics service provider in North America, announced that it has agreed to acquire CP Ships Trucking Ltd. (C-Truck) from Hapag-Lloyd (Canada) Inc., subject to review by Investment Canada. Read More »

Harbor freight Transport appoints new marketing director

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Intermodal

Harbor Freight Transport Corp., located in Port Newark, New Jersey, has recently appointed Ms. Mia Skye Liberti as Marketing Director for the development of the their International Airfreight Division. Read More »

Sacramento Valley Railroad to test environmentally friendly locomotive

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Intermodal

Patriot Rail Corp. subsidiary, Sacramento Valley Railroad ('SAV'), announced that it will test an environmentally friendly, state-of-the-art low emission locomotive this month. This test is the result of SAV's efforts to seek ways to help reduce air emis Read More »

ATA questions impact of climate change legislation on fuel prices

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Intermodal

Expressing concern over the impact that pending cap-and-trade legislation could have on the nation's economy and the price of fuel for the trucking industry, a top trucking industry official urged Congress to take a cautious approach to climate change ini Read More »

Pacer International focuses on intermodal growth

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Intermodal

Pacer International, Inc., a North American logistics and freight transportation provider, announced several key executive appointments that align with the company's objective to significantly grow its intermodal services business with both its retail and Read More »

Efficient rail system key to Port of Tacoma

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Intermodal

Since 1883, when the burgeoning City of Tacoma became the western terminus of the first transcontinental railroad to reach Puget Sound, the fortunes of the city and its harbor have been inextricably linked to the railroads. Read More »