Intermodal

Toll issue extends beyond Saint John Harbour Bridge

AJOT | March 26, 2009 | Intermodal

At a recent Board of Directors meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, the Board reiterated their stand against road and marine tolls in our region. The discussion came up in the wake of a resolution that was passed by the directors to sup Read More »

ATA: Los Angeles mayor, port officials distort purpose of litigation

AJOT | March 25, 2009 | Intermodal

American Trucking Associations Vice President of Public Affairs Clayton Boyce criticized officials of the City of Los Angeles, the Port of Los Angeles and the Natural Resources Defense Council for misleading the public and press about the purpose and resu Read More »

CN reaches mitigation agreements for EJ&E acquisition with Matteson & Vernon Hills, IL

AJOT | March 25, 2009 | Intermodal

CN announced agreements with the villages of Matteson and Vernon Hills, IL, addressing the municipalities' concerns with CN's acquisition of the principal lines of the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E). CN completed its EJ&E acquisition on Ja Read More »

CSXI president applauds new rail-truck opportunities

AJOT | March 25, 2009 | Intermodal

CSX Intermodal President James Hertwig notes that new technologies and improved cooperation between railroads and truckload carriers are producing new opportunities for both transportation modes. Read More »

Coalition vows to fight to protect L.A. green-growth model

AJOT | March 25, 2009 | Intermodal

Environmentalists, community members and port drivers expressed outrage at the nation's largest trucking lobby's repeated efforts to kill a pair of critical-clean air programs in the San Pedro Bay after a Court of Appeals panel sent a favorable ruling bac Read More »

Road transport association outraged by public sector union appeal for road tolls

AJOT | March 22, 2009 | Intermodal

In a statement, Peter Nelson, Executive Director of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) had this to say, 'Tom Mann and The NB Union of Public and Private employees want to put another noose around the struggling neck of the Atlantic Canadia Read More »

Pan Am Railways, Norfolk Southern to improve service in New York, New England

AJOT | March 22, 2009 | Intermodal

Pan Am Railways (PAR) and Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) have received governmental approvals for their proposed Pan Am Southern joint venture, clearing the way for more than $87 million in rail infrastructure investment designed to significantly e Read More »

Yamaha names APL Logistics Truckload Carrier of the Year


AJOT | March 17, 2009 | Intermodal

After 35 years of doing business together the relationship between supply chain services leader APL Logistics and legendary motor craft maker Yamaha remains rock solid. That's the conclusion APL Logistics officials reached this month after winning Yamaha' Read More »

Polzug Intermodal commences container block trains

AJOT | March 11, 2009 | Intermodal

Polzug Intermodal has commenced container block railroad service along the TRACECA route, between the Georgian Black Sea ports of Poti and Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan on the Caspian Sea. Read More »

YRC Worldwide successfully integrates national networks

AJOT | March 09, 2009 | Intermodal

YRC Worldwide, Inc. announced the successful March 1 integration of the national networks for Yellow Transportation and Roadway. The two industry leaders will now do business as YRC, a brand providing more than 160 combined years of experience moving big Read More »

ATA Truck Tonnage Index rose 3.0% in January

AJOT | March 09, 2009 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index climbed 3.0% in January 2009, marking only the second month-to-month increase in the last seven months. Still, the gain did little to erase the revised 7.8% cont Read More »

President’s stimulus package promotes ‘Interstate II,’ says ITI’s Carmichael

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Intermodal

In a speech entitled "Railroad-based 'Interstate II,'" delivered to the Fourth Annual Railroad Night at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan, Gil Carmichael, Founding Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Intermodal Transportation I Read More »

Trans. Financing Commission declares US ‘safety, economic competitiveness & quality of life’ at risk

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Intermodal

The National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission released its report to Congress, Paying Our Way: A New Framework for Transportation Finance, which analyzes the state of our highway and transit needs and the finances of the Highway Read More »

Polzug Intermodal Commences Container Block Trains Within the Caucasus

AJOT | March 05, 2009 | Intermodal

Now operating between the A container block train is now operating between the Georgian port of Poti and Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. POLZUG Intermodal Group is building up a regular service. Read More »

JTS announces alliance with CSX Intermodal, Inc.

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Intermodal

JTS (Johanson Transportation Service), a third-party supply chain solutions provider, announced that is has been awarded an IMC (Intermodal Marketing Company) contract from CSXI (CSX Intermodal, Inc.). The contract allows JTS to represent and market CSXI Read More »

Road Transport Association welcomes initiative between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Intermodal

An announcement by the Premiers of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to harmonize certain vehicle weights and dimensions, enhance safety and coordinate commercial vehicle enforcement at the New Brunswick/Nova Scotia border has brought an initial thumbs up fro Read More »

Hoffa praises proposal to ban Mexican trucks

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Intermodal

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa applauded the House Democratic leadership for including a ban on unsafe Mexican trucks in the omnibus appropriations bill. Read More »

Keller: Future of transportation is strong and vibrant

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Intermodal

Peter Keller, member of the Board of Directors of the Intermodal Transportation Institute at the University of Denver and President of NYK Line (NA) Inc., told a Denver audience of representatives from transportation, government, and academia that, despit Read More »

2008 domestic intermodal posts best results since 2004

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Intermodal

Domestic intermodal volume posted a solid 2.9% overall gain in 2008, according to the new Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics, a comprehensive intermodal volume data report published by the Intermodal Association of North America. Although overall volu Read More »

Major milestone marked at Port of NY/NJ

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Intermodal

The Port of New York and New Jersey's ExpressRail Elizabeth facility marked a major milestone this week by transporting its three millionth cargo container by rail, which has removed about five million truck trips from the road in the 18 years since the o Read More »