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Biden asks Congress to force rail deal over union objections

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail

President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are moving to prevent a looming shutdown of the nation’s freight railroads with the House preparing to take up legislation this week to impose a settlement over the objections of some unions.

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Theyab bin Mohamed witnesses the signing of a strategic partnership between Etihad Rail and Borouge

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail

• Theyab bin Mohamed: This strategic partnership comes in line with Etihad Rail's efforts to provide logistics solutions to the country’s largest companies, to transport goods through the rail network at reduced costs and time • Sultan Al Jaber: the partnership underlines the partners’ commitment to the UAE’s Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative • Etihad Rail to transport 1.3 million tons of polyolefins annually via rail for Borouge • Partnership includes the development of a rail freight terminal in Al Ruways Industrial City, where Etihad Rail’s freight services will reduce the time required for transporting Borouge’s products to 4 hours, compared to 12 hours via other transport methods

Turvo and DAT partnership combines best-in-class TMS with the largest load board in the US

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Intermodal | Trucking | Shipping Technology

Biden expects to hear Macron’s concerns about US EV credits

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | International Trade

Cool Chain Association welcomes four new members as it appoints Rodríguez as treasurer

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | People | Appointments | Air Cargo | Airports

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CTO Germany deliver tailored logistics solutions

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Project / Heavy Lift

CTO Germany have become new Project Cargo Network members. Their team delivers tailored logistics solutions for the multimodal transport of oversized and heavy lift cargo. They are active in a range of industries including oil & gas, energy, mining, power, construction, manufacturing, civil engineering, trade shows & global events, aerospace, government & defence and automotive.

Airbus reveals extent of supplier crisis, sees issues until 2024

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

How to smooth the road to electric work trucks

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | Intermodal | Trucking

WARP announces Kinsley as Director of Business Development

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | People | Appointments | Logistics

Washed-out roads are next hurdle for Australia’s wheat farmers

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | Intermodal | Trucking | International Trade | Commodity

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Perfitt joins the Polar King engineering team

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | People | Appointments | Logistics

Polar King International, Inc. announces today that Jessica Perfitt has been hired as an engineer. Perfitt will play a role on the company’s engineering team, working to advance the design of the company’s walk-in freezers and refrigerated units to keep pace with customers’ evolving needs.

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Konecranes increases roof height with the OPTIMA optimal cabin

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

OPTIMA Optimal cabin now has a new option for forklifts that increases roof height by 125 mm. Since its launch in 2014, the OPTIMA cabin has always impressed customers with its ergonomics and superior visibility integrated with lift truck functions for the ultimate in safety and efficiency. In 2022, Konecranes is literally bringing the cabin to another level with the new Optimal model.

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MCT ramps up productivity with more equipment

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

The mobile harbor crane enables MCT to service two longer ships simultaneously

EIA: Today’s gasoline prices for Nov.

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Energy

Ukraine considers push for bigger ships to bolster crop exports

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | Maritime | Bulk | International Trade | Commodity

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