Intermodal

Pershing polishes CP Rail slate with railroader

AJOT | April 02, 2012 | Intermodal

Pershing Square Capital Management named a railroad veteran to its slate of nominees for Canadian Pacific Railway's board, in what analysts said was a mostly cosmetic response to criticism that none of its candidates had hands-on industry experience. Read More »

Pershing names seventh CP Rail board nominee

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Intermodal

Pershing Square Capital Management named a railroad veteran as its seventh nominee for Canadian Pacific Railway's board, heading off criticism that its proxy slate lacks experience in the sector. Read More »

Central Freight Lines honored by Texas Motor Transportation Association

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Intermodal

Central Freight Lines (CFL), a leading less-than-truckload (LTL) for-hire common carrier, has announced it is again being honored by the Texas Motor Transportation Association (TMTA) for its superior achievement in reaching and maintaining the industry's Read More »

German rail firm D.Bahn plans to double sales by 2020

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Intermodal

Europe's biggest rail operator Deutsche Bahn plans to almost double its sales by 2020 through acquisition and by investing in new markets and service quality after reporting record sales for last year. Read More »

Canadian Pacific oil spill recovery to last 2-3 days

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd reopened a rail line in western Minnesota, after a mile-long train hauling crude oil from Canada derailed in the area, spilling up to 30,000 gallons of oil. Read More »

Canadian Pacific oil spill now estimated at 15,000 gallons

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd's oil spill in Minnesota is now estimated at less than 15,000 gallons, down slightly from earlier estimates of between 20,000 and 30,000 gallons, Minnesota officials said. Read More »

Train hauling Canadian oil derails in Minnesota

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Intermodal

A mile-long train hauling oil from Canada derailed, spilling 30,000 gallons of crude in western Minnesota, as debate rages over the environmental risks of transporting tar sands across the border. Read More »

CP Rail’s Green shows critics he can talk tough too

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, battling a fierce challenge from its largest shareholder, is setting performance records this year, Chief Executive Fred Green said in an unusually blunt response to his critics. Read More »

Kansas City Southern on brink of investment-grade

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Intermodal

A credit rating upgrade for U.S. railroad Kansas City Southern puts it one step away from its long-sought investment-grade status held by its larger rivals. Read More »

New study finds significant safety benefits of limiting truck speeds

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Intermodal

New research released this week by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration confirms the clear safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks. Read More »

Dynamic supply chain solution presented by Damco

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Intermodal

Damco will launch a simple and innovative solution to meet the typical supply chain challenges of today: How to deal with constant changes on the demand and supply side without adding cost, time, and complexity? Read More »

AFC Worldwide Express d/b/a/ R+L Global Logistics achieves TAPA TSR Certification

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Intermodal

'AFC Worldwide Express, Inc. (dba R+L Global Logistics) became one of the first two motor carriers worldwide to achieve certification under the new Trucking Security Requirements (TSR 2012) established by the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA Read More »

ATA truck tonnage increased 0.5% in February

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.5% in February after falling 4.6% in January. (January's decrease was more than the preliminary 4% drop we reported on February 28th.) The latest ga Read More »

CP Rail says operating performance sets records

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Intermodal

Operations at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, whose chief executive is battling a fierce challenge from the company's biggest shareholder, are setting records for performance this year, CEO Fred Green said.

Speaking at an investors meeting in Toronto, G Read More »

CP Rail’s

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Intermodal

If Fred Green has an Achilles' heel as leader of industry-laggard Canadian Pacific Railway, it may be the quintessential Canadian qualities of good manners and kindness. Read More »

NASSTRAC intervenes in hours of service court appeal to oppose reduced driving time

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Intermodal

On March 23, NASSTRAC (the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council) intervened in the court appeal brought by Public Citizen and other interests as to the most recent hours of service decision by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Read More »

Boehner, Reid talks may end US transport bill standoff

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Intermodal

Republican and Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress held talks over an extension of transport construction authority that would avert project shutdowns and give House Speaker John Boehner a shorter window to resolve Republican divisions over a signatur Read More »

Argentine grains truckers agree to lift strike

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Intermodal

Argentine grain truckers have reached a deal to end a four-day-old strike over hauling rates that had delayed deliveries to export ports, a spokeswoman for the drivers said. Read More »

Italian truckers’ strike seen crippling car deliveries

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Intermodal

A bitter Italian truckers' strike is seen cutting car deliveries by 40 percent in March, adding to the pain on the country's hard-pressed auto sector, carmakers said, with top producer Fiat planning to halt production at two plants next week. Read More »

Old Dominion opens new container drayage facility in California

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Intermodal

Following a 35 percent increase in container drayage shipments nationwide during the first quarter of 2012*, Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. opened its second container drayage facility in California. Read More »