Intermodal

While total carloads moving on U.S. railroads slowed through midsummer, coal continued its year-long growth according to data from the Association of American Railroads for the week ending July 22.
Significant increases in net income and income from railway operations combined with a small increase in operating expenses compared to the prior-year quarter produced an all-time low operating ratio of…
The Georgia Ports Authority reported record results in fiscal 2017, and will purchase six new ship-to-shore cranes to handle increasing container traffic.
North Carolina Ports and CSX announced a new daily intermodal service between the Port of Wilmington and Charlotte, beginning July 28.
Intermodal shipments sparked U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 15 as freight totaled 540,005 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.8% compared to the prior-year period.
Canadian Pacific Railway reported record second-quarter earnings on across-the-board improvements and ongoing volume gains through the first half of the year.
Stephen Hoye has been appointed vice president of Pacific Harbor Line by parent Anacostia Rail Holdings, effective in early August.
Port of New Orleans President and Chief Executive Brandy Christian has been appointed to the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (RSTAC).
TRAC Intermodal has upgraded EZBook, its web-based portal for daily chassis rentals. The new EZBook 2.0 enhancements “make booking a chassis easier and faster and give the user more control…
According to Cowen and Company’s Second-Quarter 2017 Rail Shipper Survey, respondents are anticipating price increases of 3.0% over the next 6-12 months, up 40 basis points from 2.6% in Cowen’s…
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