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December 21, 2000 - Industry News

Vancouver Port Hopes to Avoid Another Strike by Independents

The Vancouver Port Authority is hoping the British Columbia Trucking Assn. can help it avert a shutdown by independent truckers who say the port has not lived up to promises it made to end a 1999 shutdown.

Tags: Intermodal

December 14, 2000 - Industry News

Rail Rates Drop 45% Since Staggers Act

With adjustments for inflation, rail rates fell 45.3% from 1984 to 1999, according to a study by the Surface Transportation Board’s Office of Economics, Environmental Analysis, and Administration (OEEAA)

Tags: Intermodal

December 6, 2000 - Industry News

Savannah Port Owner-Operators Hit by U.S. Trucking Bankruptcy

Some owner-operators pulling containers were hit hard by U.S. Trucking subsidiaries declaring bankruptcy last week. According to Jim Stewart, spokesman for an association truckers at the Port of Savannah, Ga., more than 30 drivers at that port lost their escrow accounts, along with pay for work performed over the past few weeks, when U.S. Trucking subsidiary Gulf Northern Transport closed its doors Monday

Tags: Intermodal

November 8, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Still Frustrated By Savannah Port Delays

A month after a new computer system went into effect at the Port of Savannah, Ga., truckers pulling containers from the port complain the change is still slowing down turnarounds and cutting their income. Oct. 9, the port implemented a new $4 million computer system designed to help handle the increased flow of traffic at the port. But what port officials called a "learning curve" and admitted-to "glitches" resulted in trucks backed u

Tags: Intermodal

November 6, 2000 - Industry News

Railroads Ready to Compete With Trucking

Several major railroads are gearing up to offer new freight services specifically designed to win business from the trucking industry

Tags: Intermodal

November 6, 2000 - Industry News

California Officials Propose Rail Link Between Ports of Oakland, Stockton

Truckers trying to get through the Port of Oakland in California regularly experience long waits to pick up or drop off shipping containers, but a proposal from transportation officials could help alleviate the situation

Tags: Intermodal

November 6, 2000 - Industry News

Container Terminal Wins Architecture Award

When you think of a container terminal, you probably don't think of great architecture. But that's exactly what some people thought about the Hanjin Container Terminal at the Port of Long Beach, Calif

Tags: Intermodal

November 6, 2000 - Industry News

NY/NJ Port Trucking Info on the Web

Truckers will soon be able to check the Internet for the status of containers and waiting times at Port Authority of New York and New Jersey facilities

Tags: Intermodal

October 22, 2000 - Industry News

Port Drivers Demonstrate at Long Beach

Port drivers for LHB Trucking, a carrier for Hyundai Shipping, Friday began a protest to bring attention to the high cost of fuel, low rates, unpaid hours and company deductions from their pay

Tags: Intermodal

October 19, 2000 - Industry News

Savannah Port Truckers Turn to Roadside Protests

Independent truckers who haul containers in and out of the Port of Savannah, Ga., continue to protest long wait times caused by the installation of a new computer system this week

Tags: Intermodal

October 19, 2000 - Industry News

Slowdowns Prompt Protest at Massachusetts Port

A labor dispute at the Port of Boston that led to a slowdown in processing trucks has had the truckers who haul containers in and out of the port fuming this week

Tags: Intermodal

October 16, 2000 - Industry News

Savannah Port Truckers Continue Protest

Evan Lockridge, Contributing Editor Independent truckers serving the Port of Savannah, Ga., are continuing to turn up the heat on long delays at the facility. But there is some question as to whether things have really been slowed down at the port

Tags: Intermodal

October 14, 2000 - Industry News

Savannah Port Truckers Fed Up

Truckers hauling out of the port of Savannah, Ga., plan today to park their trucks and line the highway outside the main gate of the port in protest against the long delays at the port

Tags: Intermodal

October 10, 2000 - Industry News

Savannah Port Improvements Result in Truck Backups

Truckers trying to pick up containers at the Port of Savannah have faced backups of 1 to 2 miles or more getting into the port, thanks to glitches in the port's new check-in process

Tags: Intermodal

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

GE Capital Combines Intermodal Operations

GE Capital Services, Stamford, CT, has consolidated TIP Intermodal Services and Genstar Container Corp.’s domestic container assets. The new group is called TIP Intermodal Services, headquartered in Devon, PA. As a result of the strategic consolidation, more

Tags: Intermodal

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

STB Proposes New Merger Rules

The Surface Transportation Board has proposed new rules for major railroad mergers and consolidations that are a major departure from its previous pro-merger stance

Tags: Intermodal

September 19, 2000 - Industry News

NTE Offers One-Hour OK for Trial Members

The National Transportation Exchange is offering 60-day trial memberships to shippers and promises to process applications within one hour at its Web site, www.nte.net. The normal enrollment process occurs offline and generally takes a day or longer

Tags: Intermodal

September 15, 2000 - Industry News

Georgia Port Authority Upgrades Trucker Check-In and Out

Truckers hauling containers into the Port of Savannah, Ga., Garden City Terminal will find clerks and checkers waiting to process them with hand-held computers beginning Oct. 2

Tags: Intermodal

September 6, 2000 - Industry News

DuPont Sues Norfolk Southern Over Rail-Service Breakdowns

DuPont Co. has filed suit against Norfolk Southern Corp., seeking damages for rail-service breakdowns following Norfolk's operation of parts of the former Conrail -- breakdowns that resulted in more business for the trucking industry

Tags: Intermodal

August 25, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian National Railway to Build Memphis Intermodal Terminal

The Canadian National Railway Co./Illinois Central railroad, Chicago, plans to build a super rail and truck terminal in Memphis, Tenn

Tags: Intermodal

August 6, 2000 - Industry News

Georgia Port Bustling

Several improvements to make cargo move faster through the Port of Savannah, Georgia, are in the works

Tags: Intermodal

July 27, 2000 - Industry News

Railroads to Get $3.5 Billion In Rehab Loans

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced a direct loan and loan guarantee program for railroads that will provide up to $3.5 billion in loans, including $1 billion for projects benefiting shortline and regional railroads. The Railroad

Tags: Intermodal

July 23, 2000 - Industry News

Huge Rail Merger Called Off

A merger that would have created North America's largest rail network hsa been called off

Tags: Intermodal

July 18, 2000 - Industry News

Court Upholds STB's Moratorium on Rail Mergers

A U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld the Surface Transportation Board's 15-month moratorium on the filing of major railroad merger proposals

Tags: Intermodal

July 18, 2000 - Industry News

Norfolk Southern Fighting For Truck Yard

A railroad company planning to build a large truck yard is battling it out in court with Georgia residents who are strongly against it

Tags: Intermodal


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