Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Rail says cooperating with safety probe

Reuters | June 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said on Monday it is cooperating with a new federal safety investigation, after a media report raised allegations that it failed to apply adequate brakes when parking a train carrying flammable oil on a mountain slope in British Columbia. Read More »

Dicom Transportation Group acquires Orbis Logistics

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Dicom adds final mile and cross-dock capabilities in the U.S. Read More »

Ag exporters face loss of harbor truckers

Stas Margaronis | June 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Agricultural exporters attending the Agriculture Transportation Coalition conference in San Francisco will hear a warning about losing more harbor truckers who drive their exports to U.S. ports from Ken Kellaway, president of RoadOne Intermodal Logistics. Read More »

How will Phase 2 Emissions Reductions impact cost of trucks

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Phase 2 of the joint NHTSA/EPA greenhouse gas/fuel economy standards for heavy trucks was unveiled Friday, and will pursue an ambitious target of improving fuel economy by 24% by 2027 compared to 2018 model year trucks. Read More »

ABF Logistics’ Oklahoma City Branch Moves into New Facility

PR Newswire | June 22, 2015 | Intermodal

FORT SMITH, Ark., June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Logistics(sm), an ArcBest company (Nasdaq: ARCB), will open its new office in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, June 24 at 4 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting at 1331 W. Memorial Drive Suite 106. Jim Ingram, ABF Logistics president, along with other ABF Logistics leaders, will host the event.

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CSX Recognized for Exceptional Service for Automotive Customers

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

CSX and its wholly-owned subsidiary Total Service Distribution, Inc. (TDSI) have been recognized by the Association of American Railroads with its industry awards for the highest-quality automotive ramp service performance in the United States. Read More »

Con-way Inc. Elects New Board Members

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | People | Appointments | Intermodal | Rail

Con-way Inc. elects new board members effective June 16th. Read More »

Cargo Thefts Trending Up

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Intermodal | International Trade

CargoNet reports US cargo thefts trending higher. Read More »

EPA, DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are jointly proposing standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that would improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon pollution. Read More »

Louisville & Indiana Railroad and CSX ink joint project between Indianapolis and Louisville

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

$100 million infrastructure investment to improve regional freight flows and global connectivity. Read More »

U.S. proposes tighter emission standards for big trucks

Reuters | June 19, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

The Obama administration proposed new rules on Friday to slash greenhouse gas emissions from heavy, long-haul trucks, a move to attack climate change that prompted a wary response from industry groups worried about the costs. Read More »

US truck emission standards include 8% gain from trailers

Reuters | June 19, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

USA-TRUCKS/EPA (URGENT):US truck emission standards include 8 pct gain from trailers-EPA Read More »

With 6,000 new warehouse jobs, what is Amazon really delivering?

Reuters | June 18, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Some people showed up before dawn. Others spent an hour waiting on a line that stretched out the door. That was the scene last month when hundreds of job seekers converged on an Amazon hiring event in Chattanooga, Tennessee. All hoped for full-time work picking, packing and shipping orders at the online retailer’s local distribution center, a warehouse the size of 28 football fields. “I’m blessed to be here!” one smiling 23-year-old applicant told television reporters. Read More »

China’s sagging diesel demand finds hope in e-commerce boom

Reuters | June 18, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Diesel has found an unexpected ally in the growing legion of delivery trucks spawned by China's rapidly expanding e-commerce, forestalling any drop in the country's consumption of the fuel as the economy shifts its focus away from manufacturing. Read More »

CN Railway expands Gulf gateway focus in signing supply chain agreement with Port of New Orleans

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of New Orleans and CN signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the parties develop greater supply chain efficiencies aimed at drawing more container traffic through the Port to North American markets. Read More »

CN expands Gulf of Mexico gateway focus with Port of New Orleans supply chain collaboration

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

CN signed a memorandum of understanding with the Port of New Orleans that will see the parties develop greater supply chain efficiencies aimed at drawing more container traffic over the port to North American markets. Read More »

Fleet Advantage expands business development team hiring industry veteran Jeff Mills

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | People | Appointments | Intermodal | Road

Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing and lifecycle cost management expanded its sales team with the addition of Jeff Mills, a 23-year veteran in the transportation and equipment finance industry. Read More »

ATA President Calls on Congress to Address Highway Funding Needs

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

In Testimony to House Ways and Means Committee, Graves Urges HTF Solution Read More »

Joe Dagnese named President of Con-Way Freight

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | People | Appointments | Intermodal | Road

Con-way Inc. announced today that Joseph M. (Joe) Dagnese has been named president of Con-way Freight, the company’s regional and national LTL subsidiary and largest operating unit. Read More »

CN reaches framework agreement with Alabama State Port Authority

AJOT | June 16, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

APM Terminals to increase the Port of Mobile's geographic reach and gain share in North American markets Read More »