Intermodal

For the second week in a row, the latest week ending Dec. 8, volume fell for both U.S. carload freight traffic and, more notably, for U.S. intermodal movement as well.
For the week ending Dec. 1, U.S. freight carload traffic continued falling short of its 2011 marks, and U.S. intermodal also fell short, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday.
Striking workers were set to return to work Wednesday at the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach, after an eight-day job action which severely affected up…
The Association of American Railroads Thursday once more reported mixed U.S. weekly rail traffic, this time for the week ending Nov. 24, 2012. U.S. freight carload traffic fell 4.6% measured…
The Association of American Railroads Wednesday reported mixed U.S. weekly rail traffic results for the week ending Nov. 17, 2012. U.S. freight carload traffic declined 4.3% measured against the comparable…
U.S. freight rail traffic resumed its 2012 norm during the week ending Nov. 10, 2012—gains intermodal, declines in carload freight—the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. The resumption of a…
Canadian Pacific and the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1976, which represents approximately 800 clerical and intermodal workers, have entered into a five-year agreement effective Jan. 1, 2013. The current contract…
RailComm has been selected by Herzog Technologies, which has offices in Oceanside, Calif., to provide a wireless remote control yard system for the Port of Los Angeles.
Data released Nov. 8 by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) showed Hurricane Sandy disrupted U.S. intermodal volume's winning streak during the week ending Nov. 3, 2012. The hurricane also…
Domestic container volume recorded double digit growth for the fourth quarter in a row, according to the Intermodal Association of North America's (IANA) Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report, released…
October's final week was not a busy one for U.S. railroads. The Association of American Railroads report for the week ending October 27, 2012, shows U.S. railroads originating 287,104 carloads,…
Norfolk Southern announced Friday that Timothy J. Drake, vice president engineering, will retire Oct. 31 and will be succeeded by Michael J. Wheeler, formerly vice president transportation. Succeeding Wheeler will be Terry N.…
For the week ending Oct. 20, 2012, a key difference in the continuing slump in U.S. freight carload traffic is the number of commodity groups affected, according to data released…
CSX Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Ward Tuesday joined federal, state, and local officials from Pennsylvania to mark the midway point of progress on the first phase…
The Hub Group, Inc. Monday reported that its third-quarter intermodal revenue climbed 11% $444 million compared with the same period one year ago. Intermodal volume increased 9%.
U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending Oct. 13, 2012 remained unable to surmount 2011 levels, down 6.1% when measured against the comparable week one year ago, the Association…
Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley joined federal, state, and local officials and business leaders Wednesday in McCalla, Ala., to mark the opening of the Birmingham…
U.S. freight carload volume for the week ending Oct. 6, 2012 notched another decline, down 6.3% from the comparable week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. But…
U.S. freight carload traffic continued its sluggish performance during the week ending Sept. 29, down 5.3% compared with the same week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.…
BNSF announced Sept. 29 that an updated Draft Environmental Impact Report
 (DEIR) released by the Port of Los Angeles found that a proposed BNSF 
Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) facility…
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