Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor

Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor

Stuart Chirls previously worked as digital editor for the Journal of Commerce covering container shipping, railroads, logistics, policy and global trade. He has extensively reported on manufacturing, retailing, import/export, equity markets and other business subjects for the New York Daily News, the New York Times Co. and Standard & Poor’s. He also worked in a start-up supply chain unit of chemical producer BASF. He began his journalism career writing about sports for the Star-Ledger in New Jersey. Chirls holds a B.A. in English from Tulane University.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 11:39

Spuds boost UP, Watco Cold Connect

Union Pacific and its rail partners plan to up the frequency of its Cold Connect refrigerated produce service with an eye on expanded market opportunities for Idaho potatoes in New York state.

Monday, 11 September 2017 13:43

CN reopens B.C. coal line

CN has reopened its Tumbler Ridge branch located in the coal fields of east-central British Columbia.

Monday, 11 September 2017 13:18

CHSRA appoints Post, Rodriguez

California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) appointed Thomas Post as director of engineering and Alice Rodriguez as deputy director of external affairs.

Monday, 11 September 2017 08:55

Zatarain joins WSP's California HSR team

WSP USA has named Ken Zatarain to lead station access planning for the California High-Speed Rail program.

Thursday, 07 September 2017 11:20

Southeastern railroads brace for Irma

Railroads serving Florida and the Southeast coastal region are making preparations ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is forecast to make landfall along South Florida and move up the East Coast.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 15:13

AAR: Historic month for U.S. rail intermodal

Total U.S. rail traffic was 534,140 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending Sept. 2, down 0.9% from the same week a year ago.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 10:38

Colorado explores Front Range commuter line

A Colorado commission is exploring plans for a commuter rail line connecting cities along the state’s Front Range.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 09:12

First East Coast call for largest box ship

East Coast ports opened a new era in shipping as the Ultra Large Container Vessel CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt recently called the ports of Virginia, Savannah and Charleston for the first time.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 08:17

Partriot Rail merger adds port services

Short line operator Patriot Rail Company LLC has merged with Diversified Port Holdings LLC, part of a plan to offer bundled rail/sea services to shippers.

Thursday, 31 August 2017 13:37

Ore up 11.5% in weekly carloads

Intermodal traffic again outpaced overall rail freight for the week ending August 26 as imports flowed in for the retail holiday season, according to the Association of American Railroads.

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