Intermodal

Canada bill imposes penalties for rail service failure

AJOT | December 11, 2012 | Intermodal

Long-awaited federal legislation unveiled would force Canadian railways to reach service agreements with shippers that request them and could impose penalties on the railways if they fail to meet their obligations. Read More »

Kenya truckers’ strike threatens East Africa hub port of Mombasa

AJOT | December 11, 2012 | Intermodal

Kenya's biggest trucking association has called an indefinite strike at Mombasa port, threatening to paralyze east Africa's main trade gateway, port officials said. Read More »

Railroad will allow track, signal tests in Texas crash probe

AJOT | December 11, 2012 | Intermodal

The Union Pacific Railroad will allow attorneys representing victims of a train crash that killed four wounded U.S. military veterans in Texas to conduct their own tests of tracks, signals and a locomotive horn, a lawyer for the victims said. Read More »

ATA urges further dialogue on CSA data limitations

AJOT | December 04, 2012 | Intermodal

In a white paper, American Trucking Associations demonstrated how the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's safety monitoring and measurement system, Compliance Safety Accountability, lacks sufficient data on the majority of the industry to render Read More »

ATA urges further dialogue on CSA data limitations

AJOT | December 04, 2012 | Intermodal

In a white paper, American Trucking Associations demonstrated how the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's safety monitoring and measurement system, Compliance Safety Accountability, lacks sufficient data on the majority of the industry to render Read More »

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway deploys Avtec Scout Dispatch Console System

AJOT | December 04, 2012 | Intermodal

The Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company (W&LE) has deployed Avtec's Scout' radio dispatch console to control train movements on its 840-mile system in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Maryland. Read More »

CP Rail to slash 4,500 jobs in efficiency drive

AJOT | December 04, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, the country's second biggest rail carrier, said it would cut 4,500 jobs by 2016 as part of a drive by its new CEO to slash costs and improve its operating efficiency, now the industry's worst. Read More »

SDV opens its

AJOT | December 03, 2012 | Intermodal

SDV, announced the official opening of its new warehousing facility in Pioneer Turn. Mr Teo Ser Luck, Minister of State for Trade and Industry, was the Guest-of-Honour. His Excellency, Mr Olivier Caron, Ambassador of France in Singapore also attended the Read More »

CSX Express - Kingsboro industrial sites receive CSX select site designation

AJOT | December 03, 2012 | Intermodal

CSX Corporation has announced that the Kingsboro Industrial Sites in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, are the first recipients in the state to receive CSX Select Site designation. Read More »

CP Railway puts portion of DM&E track up for sale

AJOT | December 03, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada's second-biggest rail carrier, said it is putting a 660-mile western portion of its Dakota, Minnesota & EasternRailroad track up for sale. Read More »

US transport companies cash in on Mexico trade boom

AJOT | December 03, 2012 | Intermodal

U.S. rail and trucking companies are making big investments on both sides of the border with Mexico to capitalize on booming trade between the two countries. Read More »

Coal train derails in Australia’s Hunter Valley

AJOT | December 02, 2012 | Intermodal

A coal train was derailed while heading towards the world's largest thermal coal port in Australia, shutting down part of the railway line, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Ltd said. Read More »

CP Rail drops plan to push into Powder River coal area

AJOT | December 02, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway will take a C$180 million ($181.2 million) charge to abandon plans to expand into the Powder River coal-mining region in the U.S. states of Wyoming and Montana, citing weakness in the thermal coal market. Read More »

Deutsche Post expects record deliveries during Christmas season

AJOT | December 02, 2012 | Intermodal

Deutsche Post expects record deliveries of mail and parcels during the Christmas shopping season because of growing online bookings, Neue Osnabruecker Zeitung reported, citing the head of the DHL package division. Read More »

GLP’s Japan REIT to sell up to $1.4 billion in shares

AJOT | December 02, 2012 | Intermodal

GLP J-REIT, a real estate trust set up by Singapore's Global Logistic Properties Ltd, will sell as much as 111 billion yen ($1.4 billion) worth of shares in its initial public offering in Japan, according to a government filing. Read More »

New Jersey bridge collapse derails freight train; chemical leaks

AJOT | December 02, 2012 | Intermodal

A railroad bridge collapsed over a creek in southern New Jersey, causing a Conrail freight train to derail and spill hazardous chemicals into the air and water, authorities said. Read More »

Investigation under way into NJ train derailment, chemical leak

AJOT | December 02, 2012 | Intermodal

Federal transportation investigators have begun interviewing the crew of a train that was carrying hazardous materials when it derailed on a railroad bridge in New Jersey, officials said. Read More »

ABF recognized as industry’s best in claims and loss prevention

AJOT | November 29, 2012 | Intermodal

ABF' has earned the 2012 Excellence in Claims and Loss Prevention Award from the American Trucking Associations' Supply Chain Security and Loss Prevention Council, thus becoming the only six-time winner of this prestigious award. Read More »

ATA congratulates Rep. Shuster on Transportation Chairmanship

AJOT | November 29, 2012 | Intermodal

American Trucking Associations added its congratulations to U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on being named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for the 113th Congress. Read More »

Coal train derails in Australia’s Hunter Valley

AJOT | November 29, 2012 | Intermodal

A coal train was derailed while heading towards the world's largest thermal coal port in Australia, shutting down part of the railway line, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Ltd said. Read More »