Train derails in Guinea, RUSAL says ops unaffected

AJOT | December 21, 2011 | Intermodal

A supply train fell off the tracks on a railway connecting UC RUSAL's Friguia alumina refinery in Guinea with a port, a company official said. Read More »

Viterra and CN sign new service agreement

AJOT | December 21, 2011 | Intermodal

Viterra Inc. ("Viterra") and Canadian National Railway ("CN") have announced that they have signed a new service improvement agreement, which will strengthen Viterra's rail-based supply chain with CN. Read More »

CN and TCRC reach tentative agreement to renew labor contract for locomotive engineers in Canada

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Intermodal

CN and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) announced today that they have reached a tentative agreement to renew the labour contract for approximately 1,800 CN locomotive engineers in Canada. Read More »

Indonesia close to passing land law to speed infrastructure

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Intermodal

Indonesia's parliament is likely to pass a long-delayed land bill next week, a move that investors hope will speed up land acquisition to spur infrastructure development in Southeast Asia's biggest economy. Read More »

Turnover rate for truckload drivers rises for fourth straight quarter

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Intermodal

American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said the turnover rate for truckload drivers at large fleets rose to 89% in the third quarter of 2011, the fourth straight quarterly increase. Read More »

CP Rail boosts oil shipments from Canadian Bakken

AJOT | December 08, 2011 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said it is expanding shipments of crude oil from Saskatchewan as part of a plan to take advantage of surging production from the Bakken shale oil region that straddles the Canada-United States border. Read More »

Agreements lift threat of immediate US rail strike

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | Intermodal

Major US freight railroads said on Thursday they had dodged the imminent threat of a national rail strike by reaching tentative contract agreements with two big unions. Read More »

China may channel reserves to US. infrastructure

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | Intermodal

China may channel part of its huge pool of foreign exchange reserves into investment in U.S. infrastructure, including rail and transportation networks, Commerce Minister Chen Deming said. Read More »

Con-way Truckload raises nearly $65,000 in Annual Truckloads of Treasures Holiday Giving Campaign

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | Intermodal

Con-way Truckload, a full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. announced that its employees raised approximately $65,000 in the company's 18th Annual Truckloads of Treasures holiday giving campaign. In addition to nearly matching last year's c Read More »

Pershing sees progress in talks with Canadian Pacific

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | Intermodal

Pershing Square Capital Management said its talks with Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada's No 2, railway, have so far been productive. Read More »

Bombardier wins $214 mln railway contract in India

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | Intermodal

Bombardier Inc's train unit received a contract worth $214.4 million (11.2 billion Indian rupees) to make railway equipment for India's Mumbai Railway Vikas Corp (MRVC). Read More »

China keen to build roads, railways in Uganda

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | Intermodal

China has said it wants to build roads and railways in Uganda, where the Asian giant has already been rapidly expanding its economic footprint in recent years, according to the office of the Ugandan president. Read More »

Con-way multimodal enters Dallas market with new office

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | Intermodal

Con-way Multimodal, a division of Con-way Inc.'s operating unit Menlo Worldwide Logistics, today announced that on Dec. 5, it will open a new branch office in Frisco, Texas, a rapidly growing suburb of Dallas. Read More »

Night ban to cost Lufthansa Cargo about $53 mlllion per year

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | Intermodal

Lufthansa Cargo, the freight arm of Germany's largest airline, stands to lose about 40 million euros ($53 million) a year if a night-flight ban in Frankfurt is made permanent, its finance chief said. Read More »

French nuclear waste train enters Germany

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Intermodal

A French train carrying 150 tons of reprocessed nuclear waste entered Germany recently en route to a storage site after a 24-hour stop at the border following clashes between riot police and anti-nuclear activists who tried to block the transport. Read More »

Southeastern Freight Lines named LTL Carrier of the Year by Home Depot

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Intermodal

Southeastern Freight Lines, a leader in regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has been named LTL Carrier of the Year for 2011 by The Home Depot', the nation's largest home improvement retailer. This is the second year in a row that S Read More »

US trucking tonnage up in October vs September

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Intermodal

The index that tracks tonnage hauled by American trucks rose in October in tandem with a revival in U.S. manufacturing, a trade group said. Read More »

Klinge Corporation to unveil new lower-cost, marinized version of popular low-temperature solution

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Intermodal

Following its purchase of Norfrig Equipment in Denmark, Klinge quickly become one of the leaders in ultra-low temperature storage, blast-freezing, and quick thawing. Continuing the engineering excellence established by Norfrig Equipment, Klinge is moving Read More »

Russian Railways asks to put off TransContainer sale

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Intermodal

State railway monopoly Russian Railways has asked the government to postpone the sale of its shares in TransContainer until next year, citing poor market conditions, according to a letter to the First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov obtained by Reuter Read More »

Intermodal volume posts year-over-year gains for seventh-straight quarter

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Intermodal

Domestic container volume posted its strongest growth of the year in Q3 2011, according to IANA's Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report released today. Domestic container shipments increased 9.0% year-over-year during the quarter, slightly above th Read More »