Intermodal

Coal again led just three of 10 tracked commodity groups posting on-year carload gains for the week ending April 15, according to the Association of American Railroads.
Preparation for a long-anticipated second bridge across Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint, Idaho, has been given the go-ahead by BNSF Railway.
The Port of Everett, Wash., has begun construction on a new rail siding to handle the movement of international cargo.
Two of the largest U.S. over-the-road motor carriers have announced a deal that further strengthens their positions as leading providers of intermodal services.
A planned rail logistics hub on the site of a former steel mill near Baltimore took a major step forward this week, signing on a key player as both a…
BNSF Railway recognized 65 employees for their outstanding achievements in 2016 at the annual Employees of the Year ceremony in Fort Worth.
The Federal Maritime Commission has approved an agreement allowing the Georgia Ports Authority and the Virginia Port Authority to cooperate as an East Coast gateway for containerized cargo.
Cowen and Company’s First-quarter Rail Shipper and Rail Equipment Surveys indicate general optimism about a business environment that appears to be recovering and is “slightly positive” for railroads, say Managing…
The Port of Corpus Christi has cancelled plans to build a new container terminal that would have included on-dock rail service.
Railcar builder Greenbrier Companies reported sales and earnings that beat estimates, and announced a new railcar lease agreement worth more than $1 billion.
U.S. rail traffic totaled 526,471 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending March 25, 2017, up 12% compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads…
I have stressed many times in this blog, and in my monthly magazine columns—at times in harsh terms that may have offended some people who, for reasons I can’t quite…
The Trump administration should make infrastructure investment a priority, a Class I railroad executive told a U.S. port conference.
CN and Duluth Cargo Connect announced a new alliance establishing the first rail-served intermodal container ramp in the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minn., and Superior, Wisc.
Just weeks after acquiring Florida East Coast Industries (FECI), parent of Florida East Coast Railway (FECR), a Japanese hedge fund is close to a deal to sell the regional carrier…
Canadian National and motor carrier TFI International are renewing their collaboration to grow domestic intermodal business in markets across Canada.
Rail freight traffic continues to recover this year, and the industry posted its safest year on record last year, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on March 22. Coal…
The Georgia Ports Authority saw its busiest February for total cargo, moving 2.94 million tons across all docks in February, up 10% from the same month in 2016, and second…
Canadian Pacific and the United Steelworkers Local 1976 reached a tentative five-year labor agreement covering approximately 600 administrative support and intermodal employees in Canada.
Eliminating Amtrak’s long-distance trains, curtailing the FTA’s New-Starts program, eliminating the TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) discretionary grant program, and privatizing the FAA air traffic control system are among…
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