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Union walks out of port contract talks Leaders of longshore unions walked out of the start of talks aimed at extending the current contracts for dockworkers at East and Gulf coast ports in a dispute over automation.
Intermodal
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced on Nov. 16 a new joint service to offer intermodal transportation connecting the Chicago and Dallas/Fort Worth markets and other…
David L. Starling, who recently retired as President and CEO of Kansas City Southern, now has an intermodal terminal named after him.
Intermodal transportation company Werner Enterprises honored military veterans at locations nationwide with Veterans Day ceremonies at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, and its Phoenix, Arizona, and Fontana, California, terminals.
October 28, 2016

The state of Intermodal

Coal is no longer king and will not return to the position it once held as the industry’s largest revenue stream. Crude oil might bounce back, a little. Motor vehicles…
About 800 million gallons of water flow through Maine aquifers for the Poland Spring company each year. Since January 2016, containers full of that water flow south from Maine by…
According to Cowen and Company’s Third-Quarter 2016 Rail Shipper Survey, shippers “are anticipating the lowest rate of price increases over the next 6-12 months that we’ve seen in our survey…
The Indiana Rail Road (INRD) and Venture Logistics on Aug. 24, 2016 officially opened the new Venture Rail Warehouse, decribed as “the first rail-served mega-warehouse constructed in Marion County in…
Archer Daniels Midland Company and the Midwest Inland Port announced August 23 that their collaborative logistics and marketing efforts are driving increased container shipments over ADM's privately owned intermodal ramp…
Canadian mining company KWG Resources announced on August 22 that it has signed a framework strategic cooperation agreement with China Railway First Survey and Design Institute Group (FSDI) to carry…
The panamax era has begun in Miami, and Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) stands ready to handle intermodal containers from the Pacific Rim arriving on the gargantuan ships via the…
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