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Intermodal News

News from the intermodal freight transportation industry.


Southeastern Freight Lines promotes Michael Cotter to Service Center Manager in Lexington, Kentucky
Southeastern Freight Lines promotes Michael Cotter to Service Center Manager in Lexington, Kentucky

AJOT | April 14, 2021 | People | Appointments | Intermodal News | Road

Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Michael Cotter has been promoted to service center manager in Lexington, Kentucky.

NEXT Trucking launches new customer portal giving shippers full control over their freight
NEXT Trucking launches new customer portal giving shippers full control over their freight

AJOT | April 14, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

New Freight Management Platform Increases Flexibility, Visibility, and Control for Shippers

Graves statement on call for National VMT Program
Graves statement on call for National VMT Program

AJOT | April 14, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) released the following statement regarding a letter sent today by a wide array of transportation stakeholders calling for a national vehicle miles traveled (VMT) implementation program

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index Improves in February to 11.23 Reading

AJOT Administrator | April 13, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

STV promotes Paul E. Bobby, P.E. to Vice President

AJOT | April 13, 2021 | People | Appointments | Intermodal News | Rail

Justice Department urges regulator to nix CP Rail share swap ahead of merger
Justice Department urges regulator to nix CP Rail share swap ahead of merger

Bloomberg | April 13, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

The U.S. Department of Justice urged the regulator that oversees rail mergers to keep Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and Kansas City Southern from combining their shares before their proposed merger and said it might intervene further in the review of the deal.

Innovative BYD SkyRail hits major milestone in the Americas
Innovative BYD SkyRail hits major milestone in the Americas

AJOT | April 13, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

An advanced, high-speed, high-capacity monorail system similar to the one proposed to ease Los Angeles traffic congestion, hit a major milestone when the first Bahia SkyRail vehicle rolled off the BYD production line.

PSC Expands Network with Michigan Location

AJOT | April 09, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Volvo Group and SSAB to collaborate on the world’s first vehicles of fossil-free steel
Volvo Group and SSAB to collaborate on the world’s first vehicles of fossil-free steel

AJOT | April 08, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Volvo Group and SSAB have signed a collaboration agreement on research, development, serial production and commercialization of the world’s first vehicles to be made of fossil-free steel. Volvo plans already this year to start the production of concept vehicles and components from steel made by SSAB using hydrogen.

Biden infrastructure plan seeks $571 billion in transport funds
Biden infrastructure plan seeks $571 billion in transport funds

Bloomberg | April 08, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Intermodal News | Road

President Joe Biden’s proposed infrastructure bill calls for $571 billion in additional transportation spending over current federal levels, and $50 billion to make infrastructure more resilient to climate change, according to White House documents sent to Capitol Hill that were reviewed by Bloomberg News.

Granite bound for US countertops delayed by container shortage
Granite bound for US countertops delayed by container shortage

Bloomberg | April 08, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | Ports & Terminals

The American quest for swankier kitchens is running into difficulties importing granite slabs for countertops and vexing industries ranging from trucking to interior decorating.

With $1.6 trillion forecasted for total expenditures by end of decade, water utility operations face significant disruption
With $1.6 trillion forecasted for total expenditures by end of decade, water utility operations face significant disruption

AJOT | April 07, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

The day-to-day cost of operating and maintaining U.S. municipal water and wastewater infrastructure is taking on an oversized share of utilities’ total expenditures (TOTEX). Over the last fifty years, spending on operations has escalated from a 50% to a 66% share of total utility expenditures with few signals of slowing, according to a new report from Bluefield Research.

Many routes to 1000 mile battery vehicles, reports IDTechEx

AJOT | April 07, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Rail traffic for March and the week ending April 3, 2021

AJOT | April 07, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

AxleHire raises $20 million to redefine last mile logistics

AJOT | April 07, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Consolidated Chassis Management’s technology group to become a new division named Consolidated Intermodal Technologies (CIT)
Consolidated Chassis Management’s technology group to become a new division named Consolidated Intermodal Technologies (CIT)

AJOT | April 07, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Consolidated Chassis Enterprises, parent company of Consolidated Chassis Management (CCM), the leading neutral chassis pool manager in the United States, today announced that CCM’s technology group will become a new division named Consolidated Intermodal Technologies (CIT).

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