Intermodal

Freight bill processor Data2Logistics provides companies with shipping savings benefiting their grow

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Intermodal

As organizations realize growth through international demand for their offerings, their inbound and outbound logistics expense is a supply chain component that expands rapidly as well. Read More »

Globaltrans on hunt for metals railcar units

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Intermodal

Russian freight operator Globaltrans Investment is interested in buying the railcar units of other major metals groups following its successful pursuit of the rail arm of Metalloinvest, its chairman Alexander Eliseev said. Read More »

US Silica, BNSF Railway to build storage facility

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Intermodal

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. said it will partner with Berkshire Hathaway Inc-owned BNSF Railway Co to build a silica sand storage facility in Texas to cater to the rapidly growing oil and gas activity in the Eagle Ford shale formation. Read More »

AAE special wagons used to transport trailers with 4-meter corner heights through the Channel Tunnel

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Intermodal

At the end of May, rail freight operator Europorte Channel and global logistics service provider Ewals Intermodal conducted tests with 4-metre corner height megatrailers through the Channel Tunnel. Shipped between Antwerp's Combinant terminal and London-B Read More »

Arkansas Best to buy logistics company Panther

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Intermodal

Trucking company Arkansas Best Corp will buy Panther Expedited Services from private equity firm Fenway Partners for $180 million including debt to enhance its logistics offering. Read More »

Canadian Pacific says board member to step down

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada's second-largest railroad whose CEO and chairman both quit last month after a bitter proxy battle, said board member David Raisbeck has decided to resign, citing personal reasons. Read More »

Arkansas Best to buy logistics company Panther

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Intermodal

Trucking company Arkansas Best Corp will buy Panther Expedited Services from private equity firm Fenway Partners for $180 million including debt to enhance its logistics offering. Read More »

Canadian Pacific says Paul Haggis elected chairman

AJOT | June 05, 2012 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway said Paul Haggis has been elected chairman, three weeks after a bitter proxy battle with New York activist shareholder William Ackman led to top level resignations at Canada's second-biggest railroad. Read More »

CP trains to start rolling after government ends strike

AJOT | May 31, 2012 | Intermodal

Trains will start rolling again at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd after the Canadian Senate passed back-to-work legislation, and the railroad expects operations to be back to normal within 48 hours. Read More »

CP trains to start rolling after government ends strike

AJOT | May 31, 2012 | Intermodal

Trains will start rolling again at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd after the Canadian Senate passed back-to-work legislation, and the railroad expects operations to be back to normal within 48 hours. Read More »

CP Rail strike won’t end until Friday at earliest

AJOT | May 30, 2012 | Intermodal

A strike at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, Canada's second biggest railway, won't end until Friday at the earliest after the Liberal opposition in Parliament said it would follow rules that would delay passage of back-to-work legislation. Read More »

Canada’s lower house passes CP Rail back-to-work bill

AJOT | May 29, 2012 | Intermodal

Canada's House of Commons has passed legislation to force striking Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd locomotive engineers, conductors and rail controllers back to work. Read More »

Canada aims to restore CP Rail service

AJOT | May 29, 2012 | Intermodal

The Canadian government will force striking workers at Canadian Pacific Railway back to work with fast-track legislation aimed at restoring rail service, Labour Minister Lisa Raitt said. Read More »

CN says rail traffic controllers in Canada ratify new collective agreement

AJOT | May 29, 2012 | Intermodal

CN has announced that members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Rail Canada Traffic Controllers (TCRC-RCTC) have ratified a new collective agreement covering approximately 210 train dispatchers in Canada. Read More »

Jacobson Companies purchases 259 fuel-efficient MACK’ trucks

AJOT | May 29, 2012 | Intermodal

Jacobson Companies purchased 259 brand new fuel-efficient MACK' trucks. The trucks are scheduled for production and delivery of these trucks will be completed during the second quarter of 2012, and will be sent to Jacobson Companies' locations throughout Read More »

US post office struggles with alternative fuel delivery

AJOT | May 29, 2012 | Intermodal

If any organisation has the incentive and the scale to roll out a fleet of alternative vehicles, it should be the United States Postal Service (USPS). Read More »

Canada’s lower house passes CP Rail back-to-work bill

AJOT | May 29, 2012 | Intermodal

Canada's House of Commons has passed legislation to force striking Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd locomotive engineers, conductors and rail controllers back to work. Read More »

Canada aims to restore CP Rail service

AJOT | May 28, 2012 | Intermodal

The Canadian government will force striking workers at Canadian Pacific Railway back to work with fast-track legislation aimed at restoring rail service, Labour Minister Lisa Raitt said. Read More »

CP Rail strike seen delaying Canada grain shipments

AJOT | May 23, 2012 | Intermodal

A strike at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, the country's No. 2 railroad, will delay at least 162,000 tonnes of grain sold to Canadian Wheat Board buyers, a senior CWB official said. Read More »

ATA urges highway bill conferees to address trucking’s needs

AJOT | May 23, 2012 | Intermodal

Leaders of American Trucking Associations have asked members of the conference committee currently negotiating on the highway bill to address several critical issues for the trucking industry. Read More »