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2014 Media Kit

Intermodal

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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 »

‘Clean-diesel’ locomotives coming to LA/LB ports

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Intermodal

Taking a major step to improve air quality, the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles and Pacific Harbor Line have tentatively agreed to launch a $23 million program to replace the fleet of 18 harbor locomotives with 'clean-diesel' and alternative-fuel loco Read More »

Coalition urges California governor to oppose cargo taxes

AJOT | September 04, 2005 | Intermodal

In a letter to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Waterfront Coalition urged his opposition to any and all taxes imposed on intermodal shipping containers to fund transportation infrastructure and environmental programs. The Coalition's lette Read More »

Truckers will push short sea shipping

AJOT | September 04, 2005 | Intermodal

The move towards short sea shipping won't be driven as much by the maritime industry as by trucking companies that are facing a major shortage of long distance drivers, rising fuel costs, congested highways and increasingly restrictive environmental regul Read More »

FMCSA still

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Intermodal

The US Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) still doesn't get it. Today, the agency issued a revised hours-of-service rule that is nearly identical to the rule that went into effect in January 2004 and was una Read More »

Teamsters say HOS regulation a

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Intermodal

The proposed Hours of Service (HOS) rule for truck drivers issued on Aug. 19 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is a major setback for highway safety, increasing the potential for deadly accidents by forcing drivers to log even more hours Read More »

CPG survey finds transportation driving up production costs

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Intermodal

CPG survey finds transportation driving up production costs Transportation is driving up production costs in the food, beverage and consumer products industry, according to the Grocery Manufacturers Association's (GMA) fifth benchmark survey on logistics. Read More »

PMA Executive Committee creates transportation task force

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Intermodal

Citing growing member concerns regarding transportation challenges, the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Executive Committee approved the creation of a Transportation Task Force at its meeting in Ojai, California, August 12-13. Led by PMA Board members Read More »

Swift Intermodal acquires BNSF-leased 53-foot containers

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Intermodal

Swift Intermodal Ltd. and BNSF Railway Company announcedthat they have reached an agreement for Swift to acquire approximately 3,800 53-foot containers currently leased by BNSF which are part of the North American Container System (NACS) program. Read More »

RailAmerica reports 2/Q 2005 results

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Intermodal

RailAmerica, Inc. recently reported second quarter 2005 earnings from continuing operations of $9.3 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, compared to a loss of $13,000 in the 2004 comparable quarter. The 2005 results include a $0.01 per share benefit from Read More »

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