Intermodal

U.S. freight carload volume for the week ending June 9, 2012, once again failed to match the comparable week in 2011, down 1.7%, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday.…
Schneider National, Inc. said Monday it has reached an agreement with CSX Transportation to broaden its services in northwestern Ohio. The agreement expands Schneider's intermodal service to now include two…
Resuming a pattern repeated through much of 2012, U.S. freight carload volume for the week ending June 2, 2012, fell short of the comparable week in 2011, down 3.1%, after…
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) on Thursday asked Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to launch a "high-level and coordinated multimodal freight initiative at the U.S. Department of Transportation to improve the management of…
In a welcome departure from past weeks, U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending May 26, 2012 notched an increase, up 1.3% measured against the comparable week in 2011,…
U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending May 19, 2012 was down 5.0% measured against the comparable week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, continuing a…
The trends, both good and bad, continue for U.S. freight traffic ending the week of May 12, 2012, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. freight carload traffic fell…
Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman told stockholders at the company's 30th annual meeting in Williamsburg, Va., Thursday that he is “confident, optimistic, and enthusiastic about our future business prospects.”
In line with much of 2012, U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending May 5, 2012 failed to keep pace with 2011 levels, down 2% measured against the comparable…
Green Bay, Wis.-based Schneider National, Inc., on Wednesday said it has signed a new, multiyear agreement with BNSF, under which the Class I railroad will continue to serve as one…
Whatever woes coal volumes are posing for North American railroads in 2012, domestic intermodal container traffic seems determined to offset them, at least in part. First-quarter domestic container volume moving…
Fitch Ratings says it views "weak year-to-date rail volume trends as a reflection of fundamental shifts in demand patterns for key industrial commodities as domestic production of unconventional oil and gas resources continues…
Rail Logistics and Iowa Pacific Holdings on Monday jointly announced a partnership in which Rail Logistics will manage, operate, and market Iowa Pacific's refrigerated railcar fleet. The venture began May…
U.S. freight carload volume for the week ending April 28, 2012 fell 4.1% measured against the comparable week a year ago, continuing an ongoing trend for the year, the Association…
U.S. freight carload traffic again fell short of year-ago levels in the latest week ending April 21, 2012, down 3.6% when measured against the comparable week in 2011, the Association…
Kansas City Southern has reported record first-quarter 2012 revenue of $548 million with carloads up 7% from first-quarter 2011.
Canadian Pacific Railway early Friday announced stellar first-quarter net income of C$142 million, up C$108 million, or 318%, from the first quarter of 2011. Diluted earnings per share did nearly…
U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending April 14, 2012 continued to fall short of 2011 levels, down 6.4% measured against the comparable week last year, the Association of…
The Association of American Railroads today reported that rail carload traffic for the week ending April 7, 2012, fell 7.7% compared to the prior-year week, with U.S. railroads originating 270,974…
U.S. freight traffic continued its split personality impersonation spanning most of 2012 for the week ending March 31, 2012.
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