Intermodal

Greenbrier posts higher Q4 profit

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Greenbrier Cos Inc posted a rise in fourth-quarter profit, driven by higher new railcar deliveries, and the railroad equipment supplier said it still expected strength in its end markets. Read More »

Mile Hi Foods generates mile high savings, improves sustainability with Carrier Transicold Vector&tr

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Taking advantage of the electric standby capability of its 27 Carrier Transicold Vector' multi-temperature trailer refrigeration units, Western food service distributor Mile Hi Foods Company is saving an estimated $85,000 annually in fuel costs while also Read More »

Norfolk Southern adding jobs for volume, retirees

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Railroad operator Norfolk Southern said it planned to hire 500 employees by the end of the year, bringing total additions for 2011 to more than 4,000, and plans to add 2,600 employees next year to meet growing freight volume and replace retiring workers. Read More »

Pershing stake could signal changes at CP Rail

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

A major investment in Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd by hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management could bring operational changes or put some or all of Canada's second largest railway in play. Read More »

Rutges Cargo participates in ‘Truck of the Future’ demonstration program

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Rutges Cargo, part of the Wallenborn Group, is to participate in the demonstration program 'Truck of the Future' being executed by TNO in assignment of the Netherlands' Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. Read More »

Argentine truckers reach deal, end Rosario strike

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Argentine trucking companies reached a deal to lift a strike that they had called at the country's main grains hub Rosario. Read More »

CN and Ray-Mont Logistics enter supply chain logistics agreement

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

CN and Ray-Mont Logistics have announced an agreement to improve supply chain efficiencies and customer service for specialty grains. Read More »

CSX offers new convenience to customers with iPhone application

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

CSX announced the release of a new iPhone application, ShipCSX. The application allows CSX customers to track freight shipments and trains across the CSX network. It also provides customers with specifications of rail cars such as equipment dimensions and Read More »

Lisin transport unit wins Freight One auction

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Russia's richest man Vladimir Lisin has won the auction for Russian Railways unit Freight One, a spokesman for his transport unit said, putting him in control of nearly a quarter of all Russian rolling stock. Read More »

UPS Freight takes the guesswork out of LTL pickups

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

UPS has announced the launch of UPS Freight Pickup Notifications for LTL, providing an unprecedented level of pickup control for the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry. Read More »

William Ackman owns stake in Canadian Pacific

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Billionaire Hedge fund manager William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management said it owns a 12.2 percent stake in Canadian Pacific Railway. Read More »

Canadian railways dismiss economic doom and gloom

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Intermodal

Canada's two big railroads scotched doom and gloom scenarios about a recession in North America and a sharp slowdown in Asia on Tuesday, saying the outlook for traffic on their tracks was sturdy across most products. Read More »

Hub Group Q3 misses Street

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Intermodal

Freight management company Hub Group Inc posted lower-than-expected quarterly results, hurt by higher transportation costs. Read More »

Norfolk Southern profit beats view

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Intermodal

US railroad Norfolk Southern Corp reported higher quarterly results that beat analyst forecasts, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent, and forecast continued volume growth above the broader U.S. economy. Read More »

USA Truck snubs Celadon on merger talks

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Intermodal

USA Truck Inc refused to meet with larger rival Celadon Group to discuss a possible merger even as it reported a quarterly loss and announced a host of restructuring actions. Read More »

Southeastern Freight Lines receives DuPont sourcing & logistics award for outstanding service

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Intermodal

Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has received an Outstanding Service Award from DuPont that is based on a number of service quality measurements. The award was presented at the Read More »

New report ranks deficient bridges by metro areas

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Intermodal

On the heels of the sudden closure of a major commuting bridge in Louisville, KY, a new report shows that more than 18,000 of the nation's busiest bridges, clustered in the nation's metro areas, are rated as 'structurally deficient,' according to a new re Read More »

Mexican truck finally enters US under NAFTA

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Intermodal

The first Mexican long-haul truck bound for the U.S. interior crossed at the international bridge at Laredo, Texas, last week, carrying electronic equipment destined for suburban Dallas and fulfilling a controversial provision of the 1994 North American F Read More »

Global economy a worry for Russia’s Freight One sale

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Intermodal

State monopoly Russian Railways' multibillion-dollar sale of its Freight One cargo company could be threatened by global economic problems if its prospective oligarch bidders feel the pinch, its chief executive said. Read More »

Frozen Food Express Industries announces agreement on dry freight assets

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Intermodal

On October 5th, 2011, Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. announced that it would restructure its dry freight service offerings. This announcement advised that the company intended to sell approximately 435 dry van trailers, which account for all of the Read More »