KCS promotes Jensen to assistant VP intermodal sales & marketing

AJOT | August 20, 2008 | Intermodal

Kansas City Southern (KCS) and its subsidiaries announced the promotion of Brett C. Jensen from general director to assistant vice president intermodal sales and marketing. Mr. Jensen is responsible for the sale and marketing of domestic and crossborder i Read More »

Georgia-Pacific Honors Schneider National with Carrier of the Year Award

AJOT | August 12, 2008 | Intermodal

Schneider National, a leading provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, announced today that it was named the 2008 Carrier of the Year for Georgia-Pacific LLC. The award recognizes exceptional transportation services and is offered to Read More »

Trucking calls for plan to limit fuel cost effect on economy

AJOT | August 10, 2008 | Intermodal

A top trucking official along with a professional truck driver urged the Bush Administration and Congress to implement a comprehensive energy plan that will ensure an affordable supply of oil and limit the effect of rising fuel costs on the US economy. Read More »

Genesee & Wyoming to acquire Ohio Central Railroad System

AJOT | August 10, 2008 | Intermodal

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire nine short line railroads known as the Ohio Central Railroad System (OCR), for $219.0 million in cash. In addition, GWI has agreed to pay contingent consideration of approxi Read More »

Schneider selected as Wal-Mart’s ‘Intermodal Carrier of the Year’

AJOT | August 10, 2008 | Intermodal

Schneider National announced today it has been selected as the 2007 Intermodal Carrier of the Year by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Schneider was notified of this year's honor after Wal-Mart's annual evaluation of its trucking and logistics services providers. S Read More »

Con-way MultimodalTM launched

AJOT | August 07, 2008 | Intermodal

Con-way, Inc. announced that it has launched Con-way Multimodal', providing expanded freight brokerage capabilities and services in the third-party logistics and multimodal freight transportation business, focusing on flexible, efficient capacity solution Read More »

BNSF expands mileage-based fuel surcharge program

AJOT | August 07, 2008 | Intermodal

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) announced that it will extend its mileage-based fuel surcharge program to carload (Agricultural Products, Coal, Industrial Products and Automotive) customers who do not currently pay a mileage-based fuel surcharge beginning Jan Read More »

CN seeks legal relief to conclude EJ&E acquisition

AJOT | August 07, 2008 | Intermodal

CN said that it will be seeking legal relief in order to permit the company to close on its proposed acquisition of the major portion of the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E). Relief will be required now that the Surface Transportation Board Read More »

Coalition to DOT: Right problems, wrong solutions

AJOT | August 07, 2008 | Intermodal

In its 2009 Reauthorization policy proposal, Refocus. Reform. Renew., the Administration gets it right on identifying the challenges facing the nation's transportation system and SAFETEA-LU, the legislation authorizing federal funding for the system. How Read More »

Canadian Pacific and CN implement new rail terminal efficiencies at Deltaport

AJOT | August 03, 2008 | Intermodal

CN and Canadian Pacific (CP) announced an agreement allowing the Deltaport Division of a jointly owned rail subsidiary to manage rail switching operations for CN's and CP's intermodal trains at Deltaport, a marine container terminal located at Roberts Ban Read More »

ATA files suit to block Los Angeles/Long Beach ‘Concession Plans’

AJOT | August 03, 2008 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations (ATA), with the support of its Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference (IMCC), today filed suit in the US District Court in California challenging the port "Concession Plans" as approved by the Cities of Los Angeles and Lon Read More »

CN comments on proposed EJ&E railway transaction

AJOT | August 03, 2008 | Intermodal

CN said that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) issued on July 25, 2008, by the Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) of the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on the company's proposed acquisition of the principal lines of the Elgin, Jolie Read More »

$140 billion price tag to repair, modernize America’s bridges

AJOT | July 30, 2008 | Intermodal

America's 600,000 bridges are safe, but one out of every four US bridges needs to be modernized or repaired despite the best efforts of state and local departments of transportation. Making all of the necessary improvements today would cost at least $140 Read More »

Schneider National Intermodal goes the distance with Nestl’ USA

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Intermodal

Schneider National, a provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, announced today that it has been selected as a top intermodal provider for Nestl' USA. The world's foremost nutrition, health and wellness company recently consolidated i Read More »

Staten Island rail freight network link completes banner first year

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Intermodal

ExpressRail Staten Island ' the ship-to-rail facility serving New York Container Terminal ' completed a successful first year by moving more than 44,000 containers by rail and removing approximately 70,000 trucks from local roads including the Goethals Br Read More »

TSA announces security recommendations for motor carriers

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Intermodal

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced a set of security recommendations for the transportation of certain quantities of hazardous materials across the nation's highways. Read More »

Canadian Pacific announces Q2/H1 results

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced its second-quarter results today. Net income in the second quarter was $155 million, a decrease of 40% from $257 million in 2007, and diluted earnings per share was $1.00, a decrease from $1.64 in the second quar Read More »

CN reports Q2-2008 net income of C$459 million,

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Intermodal

CN reported its financial and operating results for the second quarter and first half ended June 30, 2008. Read More »

PA governor authorizes $365mln. In transportation infrastructure investment

AJOT | July 13, 2008 | Intermodal

Governor Edward G. Rendell signed legislation authorizing the commonwealth to invest an additional $350 million to speed the repair of 411 structurally deficient bridges statewide. Read More »

US Representative Cummings to keynote CII FMC Seminar

AJOT | July 13, 2008 | Intermodal

US Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation, will give the keynote address at the Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) seminar on August 13 in Baltimore Read More »