News from the intermodal freight transportation industry.
Norfolk Southern, BLET, SMART-TD, and FRA sign landmark C3RS safety agreement

AJOT | February 16, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail

Joint pilot program encourages railroaders to confidentially report safety concerns...
Trucking Industry welcomes FMC decision in chassis choice case

AJOT | February 14, 2024 | Intermodal

Today, the American Trucking Association’s Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference hailed the Federal Maritime Commission decision upholding a previous ruling that ocean carriers violated federal law by requiring trucking companies to use specific intermodal chassis providers when moving containers.
AAR Rail Traffic: Week of February 10, 2024

AJOT | February 14, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail

For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 484,840 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.5 percent compared with the same week last year...
CN’s Sustainability Leadership recognized through key ESG Rankings

AJOT | February 13, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail

“Our commitment to Delivering Responsibly leads the way forward for us as an organization. We are honored to be recognized for our leadership as we work to build a more sustainable future..."

BHP Iron Ore train drivers plan 24-Hour strike for Friday

Bloomberg | February 12, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail

Zambian president calls US-backed rail once-in-lifetime break for nation

Bloomberg | February 08, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail

China proposes a $1 billion Tanzania-Zambia railway revamp

Bloomberg | February 07, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail
ITS Logistics releases ContainerAI: Saves customers tens of millions in demurrage and detention fees

AJOT | February 07, 2024 | Intermodal | Shipping Technology

Introducing a revolutionary end-to-end container management and visibility platform built by operators for operators

Ivanhoe signs up to be US-backed African rail line’s first user

Bloomberg | February 07, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail

US rail group tells Buttigieg safety record has been misrepresented
Bloomberg | Top Story | February 06, 2024

US rail group tells Buttigieg safety record has been misrepresented

The US railroad industry trade group pushed back against comments made about rail safety in an unusually forceful letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who spoke with the media and participated in a press conference last week ahead of the one-year anniversary of the derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.
MEDLOG commences operation of iPort Rail

AJOT | February 06, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail
Norfolk Southern Locomotive Engineer killed on the job in Decatur Alabama

AJOT | February 02, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident, and the BLET’s Safety Task Force has been given Party Status to assist...

Fast trains, toxic chemicals: Why rail safety is still a problem

Bloomberg | February 01, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail

Rail traffic for the week ending January 27, 2024

AJOT | January 31, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail

Short-haul container trains could divert a million trucks off LA expressways

AJOT | January 31, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail | Trucking

Intermodal stands out in fourth quarter   

AJOT | January 31, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail
UPS CEO kicks off productivity drive by cutting 12,000 managers

Bloomberg | January 31, 2024 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Intermodal | Trucking

Carol Tomé changed United Parcel Service Inc.’s. management theme to “Better and Bolder” during contentious labor-union talks last year, leaving investors wondering what the chief executive officer meant. They know now.

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