Management

SISCOG, a Portugal-based software company that specializes in solutions for optimized planning and management of resources in transportation companies has secured a contract with a new international client: VIA Rail…
BNSF’s President and CEO leads a railroad that continuously sets high standards for investment, service quality, profitability and safety. Following is the complete interview, as published in the January issue…
Norfolk Southern’s Jan. 12, 2015 announcement about consolidating its Pocahontas and Virginia divisions “is notable,” and CSX is facing “continued industrial challenges,” according to Cowen and Company Managing Director and…
In remarks at the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers annual meeting on Jan. 13, 2015, Lance M. Fritz, President and CEO of Union Pacific, while declining to comment specifically on…
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) has promoted Amanda Patrick to the position of Vice President of Trade Shows and Member Relations, the association announced Jan. 14, 2016.
The results from Cowen and Company’s Fourth Quarter 2015 Rail Shipper Survey “continue to show demand weakness, a lack of confidence in the economy and that further truckload rate deterioration…
Most likely to assist in heading off Canadian Pacific’s next move toward an acquisition, Norfolk Southern announced on Jan. 12, 2016 that it is consolidating two of its divisions and…
Following a period of relative quiet over the Christmas holiday, Canadian Pacific’s endeavor to acquire Norfolk Southern has picked up steam with issuance of a white paper, “A 21st Century…
Everything is out in the open, as it should be. Today (January 8, 2016), the Surface Transportation Board established a page on its website, “Major Railroad Mergers and Consolidations Correspondence,”…
Association of American Railroads Senior Vice President-Law and General Counsel Louis P. Warchot has joined the Transportation practice of Sidley Austin LLP as counsel in its Washington, D.C. office.
CN on Jan. 7, 2016 submitted its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) for its proposed logistics hub/intermodal facility to be built in Milton, Ontario.
After nearly three months and 57 entries later, Railway Age editors, along with judges Nick Little, Managing Director of Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program and Ronald L. Batory, President…
January 7, 2016: Carl R. Ice, President and Chief Executive Officer of BNSF Railway, has been named 2016 Railroader of the Year by railroad industry trade journal Railway Age. Ice…
Wall Street analyst Cowen and Company has partnered with Chainalytics, a leading firm that collects tens of billions of annualized freight spend dollars covering well over 230 direct subscriptions with…
Parsons has appointed Patrick A. "Pat" Cassity as Group Executive Vice President of Parsons Infrastructure, the company announced Jan. 5, 2016. Parsons Infrastructure, a business unit of Parsons Corporation, provides…
On January 5, 2016, Reuters published a story containing excerpts of letters reportedly sent to the Surface Transportation Board by industry groups representing several major Norfolk Southern freight customers. The…
Reuters, which originally broke the story late last year about Canadian Pacific’s targeting of Norfolk Southern for acquisition before CP officially announced it, has published excerpts of several letters to…
The 17th year of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train program “saw tremendous crowds, generous donations and big smiles as it etched its way across Canada and the northern U.S.,” according…
The critical takeaway from enactment in December of the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act, S.808, is that, absent headline-capturing abuse of captive shippers by railroads, it is unlikely Congress will…
Citing a “tepid macroeconomic climate that is impacting all freight transport providers, including truckers,” Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl is lowering…
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