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October 25, 2001 - Industry News

LA Port Looks At ID System

Container haulers serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach could be under closer scrutiny as officials discuss the possibility of background checks and an ID system for workers at the ports

Tags: Intermodal

October 22, 2001 - Industry News

Study: Reform Committee Should Pull Plug on Amtrak

Despite continuing efforts to supplement its passenger load with commercial cargo, Amtrak is hemorrhaging and should be liquidated and restructured, according to one study

Tags: Intermodal

October 3, 2001 - Industry News

Canadian National, Union Pacific Expand Intermodal Service

Canadian National Railway and Union Pacific Railroad announced a new truck-competitive service for intermodal shipments moving between Central Canada, Michigan, Texas and Mexico City

Tags: Intermodal

October 2, 2001 - Industry News

Officials Look At LA Port Security

Security at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach may come under closer scrutiny following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11

Tags: Intermodal

October 2, 2001 - Industry News

Schneider Rolls Out TruckRail Express Service

Schneider National, Green Bay, Wis., has introduced TruckRail Express, a new intermodal service combining truck-level transit -- between 500 and 600 miles per day -- with intermodal-level savings

Tags: Intermodal

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Railroads Expand Intermodal Service

Railroads continue to band together to offer intermodal services they say can compete head-on with trucking

Tags: Intermodal

September 20, 2001 - Industry News

BNSF, CSXI Expand Intermodal Service

Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company and CSX Intermodal are now offering seamless intermodal service between Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston, Texas, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio

Tags: Intermodal

September 18, 2001 - Industry News

Rails Aim To Compete In Produce Transport

A group of rail companies and the Washington State Department of Transportation are collaborating in a venture to ship fresh fruit from Washington to East Coast markets

Tags: Intermodal

September 7, 2001 - Industry News

Intermodal Truckers Bear Unfair Responsibility, Says OOIDA

The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Assn. wants to shift the responsibility of maintaining intermodal equipment from the trucker hauling it to the owners

Tags: Intermodal

August 27, 2001 - Industry News

Port Solutions Suggested In Virginia

A mediation committee, changes in chassis inspection procedures and better communication with truckers are among the measures proposed to help improve conditions at the Port of Hampton Roads in Virginia

Tags: Intermodal

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

West Coast Port Volume Drops In July

At a time when container imports from Asia should be moving into peak season, West Coast ports describe July's volume as disappointing, according to Journal of Commerce.

Tags: Intermodal

August 21, 2001 - Industry News

BNSF Steps Up Intermodal Competition

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company is now offering premium intermodal trailer service between Los Angeles and San Bernardino, Calif., and Atlanta through a haulage agreement with CSX Intermodal

Tags: Intermodal

August 18, 2001 - Industry News

Burlington Northern, Norfolk Southern Team Up In Intermodal Business

The Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway and Norfolk Southern Railway are stepping up their efforts to compete with trucking

Tags: Intermodal

August 6, 2001 - Industry News

New York Port Plans For Growth

Traffic through the port of New York is expected to double by the end of the decade

Tags: Intermodal

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Traffic Growing At L.A. Port

Truck traffic at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., is expected to double in the next 20 years

Tags: Intermodal

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

West Coast Port Coalition To Look At Extended Gate Hours

A recently formed coalition of West Coast port interests wants to see if extended gate hours will help resolve congestion problems

Tags: Intermodal

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

New Coalition To Promote Intermodal Infrastructure Investment

A group of transportation associations, ports, corridors, engineering firms, and state and local government authorities have teamed up to promote improving the nation's intermodal freight transportation infrastructure

Tags: Intermodal

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Railroad Launches Cross-Border Intermodal Service

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, Fort Worth, Texas, launched a service to compete with cross-border trucking

Tags: Intermodal

June 25, 2001 - Industry News

Survey Addresses Miami Port Gridlock

The Florida Foreign Trade Assn. is looking for solutions to congestion problems at the Port of Miami

Tags: Intermodal

June 20, 2001 - Industry News

Burlington Northern, CSX Expand Refrigerated Freight Service

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway and CSX Intermodal have teamed up to expand BNSF's Ice Cold Express refrigerated freight servic

Tags: Intermodal

June 20, 2001 - Industry News

Intermodal Cargo Center Opens At Tampa Port

A new international cargo handling facility has opened at the Port of Tampa

Tags: Intermodal

June 17, 2001 - Industry News

First Amtrak Refrigerated Cars Ready To Roll

Amtrak is a step closer to competing with trucks for coast-to-coast refrigerated freight

Tags: Intermodal

June 11, 2001 - Industry News

Rail Mergers To Become Tougher

The federal government has made mergers tougher for trucking’s biggest competitor

Tags: Intermodal

June 3, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Face Tighter Security At Florida Seaports

A bill signed into law on May 31 by Florida Gov. Jeb Bush requires seaports to beef up security measures at the state’s 14 seaports

Tags: Intermodal

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

BNSF Announces 48-hour Service From Chicago to California

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company announced that it will offer a new "truck-competitive" intermodal service from Chicago to San Bernardino, Calif

Tags: Intermodal


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