Intermodal

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…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting U.S. rail traffic for the week ending March 11, 2017, noted that total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 510,638 carloads and intermodal…
Former New York MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast was honored as Railway Age’s 54th Railroader of the Year at a dinner of the Western Railway Club on March 14…
The Railway Management Certificate Program (RMCP) at the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business is offering two new short seminars for key management issues and opportunities facing the…
Intermodal and transport provider Schneider and CSX have signed a new multi-year agreement.
American railroads earned a grade of B for infrastructure while the rest of the U.S. sectors got a barely-passing D+ in the latest report card from the American Society of…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A record number of railroaders, suppliers, and customers on March 2 converged on the Capitol for the annual lobbying event known as Railroad Day to meet Congressional…
Oliver Wyman Partner Rodney Case delivered a thought-provoking address March 6 at Rail Equipment Finance 2017 on the future of North America’s rail industry.
Rail Management Services LLC (RMS), one of the largest rail intermodal terminal operators in the U.S., is expanding use of electric trucks following a successful pilot program.
In reporting U.S. rail traffic volumes for the week ending Feb. 25, 2017 and the month of February 2017, the Association of American Railroads noted that coal rose 14% and…
TRAC Intermodal’s TRAC Select is premium chassis pool “fleeted with a wide array of specialty chassis and services to meet specific customer and marketplace needs . . . designed to…
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