Intermodal

Old Dominion completes expansion in Morristown, TN

AJOT | October 18, 2012 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. officially re-opened its expansion and enhancement to its Morristown Service Center, capping well over a year project. Read More »

Andress appointed to head manufacturing at FreightCar America

AJOT | October 14, 2012 | Intermodal

FreightCar America, Inc. has announced that it has named Robert S. Andress as vice president, manufacturing. Andress will lead the company's new car manufacturing activities at Roanoke, Va. and Danville, Il. Read More »

CN Rail aims to double crude shipments in ‘13

AJOT | October 14, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian National Railway Co should be able to ship twice as many carloads of crude oil in 2013 as it will this year, the railroad's chief marketing officer said. Read More »

CP Rail CFO McQuade to retire, latest exec to leave

AJOT | October 14, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway said on Thursday that its chief financial officer, Kathryn McQuade, will retire on Nov. 1, the fourth senior executive to leave Canada's second-largest railroad after a bruising proxy battle earlier this year. Read More »

South Africa truckers end strike after signing wage deal

AJOT | October 14, 2012 | Intermodal

South African truck drivers have signed a wage deal to end a three-week strike, the freight employers group said on Friday, stopping a walk-out that has hit deliveries of fuel, cash and consumer goods in Africa's largest economy. Read More »

Card elected 68th Chairman of American Trucking Associations

AJOT | October 10, 2012 | Intermodal

The Board of Directors of American Trucking Associations elected Michael S. Card, president of Combined Transport Inc., Central Point, Ore., as the federation's 68th chairman. Read More »

Old Dominion completes expansion to Indianapolis Service Center

AJOT | October 10, 2012 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has completed the expansion of its Indianapolis Service Center with a celebration that included a rolling museum highlighting the company's 78-year history. Read More »

ABF Freight System, International Brotherhood of Teamsters to begin negotiations for next collective

AJOT | October 09, 2012 | Intermodal

ABF Freight System, Inc., one of the nation's largest less-than-truckload freight carriers, and the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) announced that they expect to begin negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreemen Read More »

ATA chief economist has mixed outlook for trucking

AJOT | October 09, 2012 | Intermodal

American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello told fleet executives that freight volumes continue to be varied, depending on the sector and trucking's outlook will be cloudy in the months ahead.
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ATA honors year’s best in trucking

AJOT | October 09, 2012 | Intermodal

American Trucking Associations recognized some of the industry's finest performances during the federation's annual Management Conference & Exhibition here to recognize the winners of several of the industry's most important honors. Read More »

Russian Railways adds 12.5 billion roubles to seven-year Eurobond

AJOT | October 09, 2012 | Intermodal

Russian Railways continued its drive to raise 100 billion roubles ($3.2 billion) of investment capital this year by adding 12.5 billion roubles to its outstanding seven-year Eurobond issue, one of the deal's arrangers told Reuters. Read More »

Some South African truckers suspend strike

AJOT | October 09, 2012 | Intermodal

Some of South Africa's striking truckers have agreed to return to work, easing pressure on Africa's biggest economy where two weeks of labour unrest in the transport sector have hit supplies of fuel, cash and consumer goods. Read More »

Warehouse owner PointPark Properties to float in London

AJOT | October 09, 2012 | Intermodal

Warehouse owner and developer PointPark Properties plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange, to raise 250 million pounds ($401 million) to help fund the purchase of a property portfolio and reduce debt. Read More »

Global Logistic Properties gains from China’s online boom

AJOT | October 04, 2012 | Intermodal

As consumer spending grows in China and more people turn to online shopping, warehouse operator Global Logistic Properties (GLP) is counting the benefits of the boom, even as exports in the world's second-largest economy slow. Read More »

CN grows commercial presence in Southeast Asia with new Mumbai, India, office

AJOT | October 02, 2012 | Intermodal

CN has announced continued growth in its commercial presence in Southeast Asia with the appointment of Ajay Kumar Singh as its agent in Mumbai, India. Read More »

South Africa transport strike hits fuel supplies

AJOT | October 02, 2012 | Intermodal

South Africa's fuel suppliers are starting to feel the pinch as a strike by more than 20,000 truck drivers enters its second week, with deliveries to pumps delayed and stations running out of certain types of fuel, an industry body said. Read More »

ATA thanks Congress for passing Military CDL Act of 2012

AJOT | October 01, 2012 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves thanked the House and Senate for quickly passing the Military Commercial Drivers License Act of 2012, a bill that will ease the transition of recent veterans into jobs as commercial truck dr Read More »

CN to elevate training program, build two central training facilities in Canada and US

AJOT | October 01, 2012 | Intermodal

CN has announced a revitalized company-wide employee training program to meet the learning needs of CN's current and future railroaders. The initiative will be anchored by two modern training centres to be built in Winnipeg, Man., and in suburban Chicago, Read More »

Union Pacific names Duren Executive VP

AJOT | October 01, 2012 | Intermodal

Union Pacific has announced Diane Duren has been named executive vice president, effective October 1. She will be responsible for strategic planning, administration and human resources upon two senior executive retirements in February. Duren also will bec Read More »

Another Canadian Pacific executive resigns

AJOT | October 01, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said chief operations officer Mike Franczak resigned effective immediately, the latest top executive to leave Canada's second-largest railroad. Read More »