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2014 Media Kit

Intermodal

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BNSF puts moratorium on adding more oil tank cars

Reuters | November 16, 2014 | Intermodal | Rail

BNSF Railroad, the Warren Buffett-owned company that has benefited most from the North Dakota shale boom, has told some customers that they cannot add new oil tank-cars to its system until next year, according to two people familiar with the matter. Read More »

China pays big to expand its clout along the new Silk Road

Reuters | November 10, 2014 | Intermodal | Rail | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

China, already at the center of world trade, plans to spend billions of dollars to revive intercontinental land routes and develop maritime links to expand commerce and give it more weight in a freight system dominated by European shipping lines. Read More »

Teamsters step up union drive at FedEx Freight, Con-way

Reuters | November 10, 2014 | Intermodal | Road

After years of failed efforts, the Teamsters union has won a toehold in the trucking units of FedEx and Con-way and is targeting more facilities at both, potentially threatening what analysts see as a core competitive advantage for the companies. Read More »

Domestic containers resurface as leading intermodal market segment

AJOT | November 10, 2014 | Intermodal

Domestic containers resurface as leading intermodal market segment

Total intermodal volumes rose 5.1 percent in Q3 year-over-year, according to the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report. Domestic and international volumes individually reported gains in Q3 of 5.5 percent and 4.7 percent increases year-over-year, respectively.  Read More »

Greenbrier out front with fortified crude railcar

Reuters | November 10, 2014 | Intermodal | Rail

Shippers who move crude oil via rail on some of the oldest railcars on the tracks take a chance every day that their shipment might crash and burn, the chief executive of U.S. railcar maker Greenbrier Cos said. Read More »

APL Logistics VASCOR Automotive officially launches AutoLinx℠

AJOT | November 10, 2014 | Intermodal | Rail | Transport Intermediaries

APL Logistics, global specialist in automotive logistics solutions, has announced the start of full operations of AutoLinxSM, its innovative rail-based solution in India. Developed by Delhi-based APL Logistics VASCOR Automotive, a joint venture between APL Logistics and VASCOR, AutoLinxSM successfully completed trial runs in October. Read More »

Trucking Thanks Veterans, Looks to Them to Join Industry

PR Newswire | November 10, 2014 | Intermodal | Road

Trucking Thanks Veterans, Looks to Them to Join Industry

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - On this Veterans Day, American Trucking Associations leaders thanked the millions of men and women who served our country with distinction, and encouraged those returning from service to consider joining thousands of other veterans in the trucking industry.

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