Intermodal

News from the intermodal freight transportation industry.


St. Louis region advances as a global freight hub through investments
Intermodal
AJOT | Top Story | December 28, 2023

St. Louis region advances as a global freight hub through investments

In a year marked with continuous supply chain disruptions, the St. Louis region achieved unprecedented collaboration and infrastructure advancements in 2023, reinforcing its role as a key player in the national and global freight network.
Rail traffic for the week ending December 23, 2023

AJOT | December 27, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

Bombardier’s white knight investor excused from bond lawsuit

Bloomberg | December 26, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines | Intermodal

US-Mexico border railroad crossings reopen after five days
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Bloomberg | Top Story | December 26, 2023

US-Mexico border railroad crossings reopen after five days

The US railroad crossings at the Mexico border have reopened after an influx of immigrants caused Customs and Border Protection to shut the international crossings for five days.
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Key Texas rail gateways reopen, railroads ready to restore service

AJOT | December 22, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

After five days of closures at Eagle Pass and El Paso, TX, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that the agency would reopen these key international crossings. With each passing day, rail customers...

Transnet swings to interim loss as volumes drop, costs climb

Bloomberg | December 22, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

Utah Inland Port Authority addresses State Auditor’s annual financial review findings

AJOT | December 21, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals

Rail traffic for the week ending December 16, 2023

AJOT | December 21, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

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Parallel Systems demonstrates fully automated platooning operation for the first time

AJOT | December 20, 2023 | Green Shipping | Intermodal | Rail

The autonomous battery-electric freight rail vehicles form platoons through bumper-to-bumper contact that don’t need to couple and allow freight to sort on the rail network, keeping railroad crossings open

Rail crossing closures enter day 3
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AJOT | Top Story | December 20, 2023

Rail crossing closures enter day 3

As we enter the 3rd day since U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) halted rail operations in El Paso and Eagle Pass, CPB has offered no guidance on when operations will be restored at these key arteries for the North American rail network.
Argentina’s ruined railways will force Milei to confront poverty

Bloomberg | December 20, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

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Port of Long Beach receives $283 million for ‘America’s Green Gateway’

AJOT | December 19, 2023 | Green Shipping | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals

Pier B on-dock rail support facility will make cargo movement cleaner, more efficient

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Nevomo engages PJ Motion and TÜV Rheinland to homologate and assess MagRail Booster

AJOT | December 19, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

• Nevomo's market-ready MagRail Booster will mark a leap towards truly sustainable rail innovation • Commercialization of MagRail Booster to start in 2024 • Independent assessment of MagRail Booster to be completed by TÜV Rheinland, with design contributions from PJ Motion

Railinc’s TransmetriQ brand recognized for driving supply chain improvement

AJOT | December 19, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | Shipping Technology

Crumbling South African rail prompts Botswana to forge new route

Bloomberg | December 19, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

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ITS Logistics December Port Rail Ramp Index: Trucking capacity exits the market as rates dip below operating costs

AJOT | December 19, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals | Trucking

ITS Logistics Index highlights congestion at the Panama Canal and increased transpacific volumes could create inflationary pressure

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Ports of Indiana engages experienced maritime, rail executives to lead new business development initiatives

AJOT | December 19, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | Maritime | Breakbulk News | Ports & Terminals

Ian Hirt, Matt Service to help launch new projects for Indiana’s ports

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Railroads urge border officials to reopen US-Mexico crossings

Bloomberg | December 18, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

Railroads are calling for US Customs and Border Protection to reopen US-Mexico rail crossings at El Paso and Eagle Pass, Texas.

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