Intermodal

Swift Transportation sets terms for $942 mlllion IPO

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Intermodal

Swift Transportation Co, the largest truckload carrier in North America, set the for a $942.6 million initial public offering.

The Phoenix, Arizona-based company, formerly known as Swift Holdings Corp, filed with U.S. regulators to sell 67.3 Read More »

New feature allows Old Dominion’s odfl4me.com users to customize reports

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Intermodal

Users of Old Dominion Freight Line's odfl4me.com can now customize their reports and receive them via e-mail.
Odfl4me.com is a secured website that allows customers to manage their accounts with Old Dominion and control transactions, includi Read More »

Longistics’ Long named VC of ATA

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Intermodal

Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics solutions, has announced that Duane Long, chairman, has been elected vice chairman for the American Trucking Associations (ATA). Currently chair of ATA's Insurance Task Force, Long received the posit Read More »

ATA truck tonnage index rose 0.8%in October

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.8 percent in October after increasing a revised 1.8 percent in September. The latest gain put the SA index at 109.7 (2000=100) in October from 108.9 i Read More »

Southeastern Freight Lines’ commitment to employees enables strong rebound from recession

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Intermodal

Southeastern Freight Lines, a regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider, has emerged from the recession with a strong foundation intact due to maintaining its no-layoff policy and is now hiring more than 900 employees in 2010 as Read More »

New feature allows Old Dominion’s odfl4me.com users to customize reports

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Intermodal

Users of Old Dominion Freight Line's odfl4me.com can now customize their reports and receive them via e-mail. Odfl4me.com is a secured website that allows customers to manage their accounts with Old Dominion and control transactions, including scheduling Read More »

Russia could list 10-15% of First Freight Co. in Q3 2011

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Intermodal

Russia could sell 10 or 15 percent of the country's second-largest rail freight operator, First Freight Co, through an initial public offering in the third quarter 2011, Russia's transport minister said. Read More »

Union Pacific raises dividend by 15%

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Intermodal

Union Pacific Corp the No. 1 U.S. railroad, increased its quarterly dividend for the second time this year, citing its growing free cash flow. Read More »

Russia Putin, Siemens CEO to talk rail transport

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Intermodal

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will discuss joint projects in rail transport with the chief executive of Germany's Siemens, signalling new lucrative deals for the German firm in Russia.

The government said that Putin will inspect a new Read More »

TransCore’s N. American Freight Index reports 3rd consecutive month of record spot freight…

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Intermodal

TransCore's North American Freight Index reported a 69 percent increase in spot market freight availability in October, compared to the previous year. This marks the third consecutive month when spot freight achieved the highest year-over-year levels sinc Read More »

CN train conductors in Canada ratify three-year labor contract agreements

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Intermodal

CN announced that members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainmen and Yardmen (TCRC-CTY) have ratified four new collective agreements with the Company.

The three-year labor contracts for approximately 2,700 CN conductor Read More »

Levelland Industrial Rail Park gets engines on track

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Intermodal

Levelland City and Economic Development officials today got engines on track for an $8.6 million industrial rail park in the 12,866-population town just 30 miles west of Lubbock, Texas.

"We broke ground less than one year ago on this importan Read More »

Schneider National uses Vigillo to address shipper’s needs

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Intermodal

Vigillo LLC, creators of data mining software products designed to aggregate, organize and deliver complex fleet safety information in an easy-to-read scorecard format, today announced at The National Industrial Transportation League's Annual Meeting & Tr Read More »

Russian Railways sees 2010 rail freight up 11%

AJOT | November 15, 2010 | Intermodal

Russian rail freight -- a key indicator of the country's broader economic health -- may grow by 11 percent this year, more than expected, Interfax agency cited the head of state monopoly Russian Railways as saying. Read More »

TRAC Intermodal announces the West Coast Metro Pool in Oakland & Los Angeles, CA

AJOT | November 15, 2010 | Intermodal

TRAC Intermodal announces the opening of its West Coast Metro Pool in Oakland and Los Angeles, CA, beginning operation on December 1, 2010.

The West Coast Metro Pool will provide chassis to the intermodal drayage community and steamship lines Read More »

Greenbrier Q4 loss wider than expected; sees loss in Q1

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Intermodal

Railroad equipment supplier Greenbrier Cos Inc posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss, hurt by lower new railcar deliveries and a slowdown in marine production rates, and said it expects to report a net loss for the current quarter.

Reve Read More »

NASSTRAC calls for release of proposed hours of service rules

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Intermodal

A recurring theme in recent weeks has been the importance of reducing uncertainty to promote economic growth. Congress recessed for the November 2 elections without producing a new federal budget, or addressing the future of the Bush tax cuts or the estat Read More »

GI Jobs names Union Pacific Railroad one of America’s top military-friendly employers

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Intermodal

GI Jobs has named Union Pacific Railroad as one of America's top military-friendly employers for 2010. Ranked No. 12, it is the seventh time in eight years the nation's premier career guide for military job seekers has named Union Pacific to its list. Read More »

Mexico says

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Intermodal

Mexico will slap retaliatory tariffs on a new set of U.S. goods unless Washington moves to resolve a decade-old trucking dispute and the "clock is ticking" for action, Mexico's economy minister told Reuters.

President Felipe Calderon's govern Read More »

Trucking industry expert returns to ATA 
as Senior VP of Legislative Affairs

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Phillips as Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs. Phillips returns to ATA after serving as Vice President of Legislative Affairs in 2005 and 2006. At that time Read More »