May 12, 2014 - Industry News
A new competitor to refrigerated trucking officially launched Monday with the start of TransCold Express, a hub-to-hub refrigerated boxcar service, running in both directions between Wilmington, Ill., and Selma, Calif.
Tags: Trailers, Refrigerated Truck, Railroads, Intermodal, Reefers
May 5, 2014 - Industry News
Total intermodal freight volumes rose 2.6% above the previous year in the first quarter of 2014, according to new figures from the Intermodal Association of North America, despite extreme weather conditions depressing economic activity across much of the continent.
Tags: Economy, Intermodal, Freight, IANA
April 28, 2014 - Industry News
Port truck drivers from four of Los Angeles’ leading drayage firms planned to go on a 48-hour strike at marine terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, beginning Monday.
Tags: Drivers, Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach, Intermodal, Ports, Owner-Operators, Teamsters, Labor Unions, Independent Contractors
April 17, 2014 - Industry News
Container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd AG and Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores, also known as CSAV, have signed a binding contract on merging CSAV’s entire container business with Hapag-Lloyd.
Tags: Intermodal, Freight, Mergers & Acquisitions, Port Trucking
April 10, 2014 - Industry News
The total amount of general cargo at the port’s public marine terminals reached 9.6 million tons, matching last year’s record.
Tags: Intermodal, Freight, Port Trucking, Port of Baltimore
April 2, 2014 - Industry News
Evansville Western Railway, an affiliate of CSX, has started operations at a new intermodal terminal located in Winter Haven, Fla.
Tags: Florida, Intermodal, CSX
March 21, 2014 - Industry News
Shareholders of CSAV have approved a merger with one-time rival Hapag Lloyd, creating the world’s fourth largest container carrier.
Tags: Intermodal, Freight, Ports, Port Trucking
Port truck drivers for Pacific 9 Transportation in California have settled their difference against their carrier in labor dispute, giving them employee rights, including the right to form a union.
Tags: Drivers, California, Teamsters, Port Trucking, NLRB, Labor Unions, Owner-Operators, Independent Contractors, Ports, Intermodal
March 11, 2014 - Industry News
The Illinois-based company says the change formally recognizes the growing importance of trucking operations as an integral part of Hub Group's expanding portfolio of transportation service offerings.
Tags: Intermodal, Hub Group
March 7, 2014 - Industry News
Intermodal rail traffic increased 1.1% in February compared to the same time a year ago, according to new figures released by the Association of American Railroads.
Tags: Intermodal, Freight, Association of American Railroads
March 6, 2014 - Industry News
The new owner of a service that provides refrigerated intermodal shipping is planning an expansion.
Tags: Intermodal, Reefers, Cold Train, BNSF
February 19, 2014 - Industry News
A new report claims to reveal the “enormous scale and shocking costs of an illegal business practice used by employers in the U.S. port trucking industry”
Tags: Drivers, Teamsters, Port Trucking, Independent Contractors, Ports, Intermodal, Owner-Operators
February 17, 2014 - Industry News
The Intermodal Association of North American has submitted several recommendations to the Federal Highway Administration to increase its focus on the intermodal movement of freight, following the agency recently releasing a draft designating the nation’s Primary Freight Network.
Tags: Intermodal, U.S. DOT, FHWA, Freight, MAP-21, DOT
February 7, 2014 - Industry News
Building on the industry’s positive 2012 performance, total intermodal shipments improved 4.6% in 2013, according to the Intermodal Association of North America’s fourth quarter and year-end Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics.
Tags: Intermodal, IANA, Freight
February 6, 2014 - Industry News
Third party logistics provider and freight brokerage operation C. H. Robinson Worldwide says it plans to change its focus following its release of fourth quarter earnings.
Tags: 3PL, Intermodal, Earnings, C.H. Robinson
February 4, 2014 - Industry News
One logistics provider, with the help of a railroad, is gearing up to take what may arguably their best shot at trucking’s dominance when it comes to hauling refrigerated freight.
Tags: Refrigerated Truck, Intermodal, Reefers, Railroads, Trailers
January 28, 2014 - Industry News
The Intermodal Association of North America has announced a series of additions to the Intermodal Expo. Taking place Sept. 21-23 in Long Beach, Calif., the 2014 Intermodal EXPO will be a stand-alone event for the first time in 11 years.
Tags: FTR Associates, Intermodal, Events, IANA, Association of American Railroads
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
Congress is getting to work on the next highway bill. At its opening hearing on reauthorization on Jan. 14, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee heard urgent calls for a bipartisan approach to sustainable funding, a multi-year program and federal leadership.
Tags: Congress, Caterpillar, NTSB, Intermodal, Highway Funding, Highway Trust Fund, Infrastructure Funding, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Multimodal
January 6, 2014 - Industry News
Union Pacific Railroad recently initiated a new intermodal service between Laredo, Texas and Memphis, Tenn., supporting growing transportation needs for the automotive manufacturing and intermodal marketplaces.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, Intermodal, Freight
Trucking and related services provider, XPO Logistics, has entered into an agreement to acquire Pacer Internation, the third largest provider of intermodal transportation services in North America.
Tags: Intermodal, Mergers & Acquisitions, XPO Logistics, Pacer International, Drivers, Cross-Border Trucking
January 3, 2014 - Industry News
Intermodal freight rail traffic in the United States picked up steam in 2013, according to newly figures released by the Association of American Railroads.
Tags: Intermodal, Freight
December 19, 2013 - Industry News
Truckload linehaul rates in November were 1.8% above the same month last year, according to the latest Cass Truckload Linehaul index.
Tags: Intermodal, Cass Intermodal Linehaul Index, Cass Truckload Linehaul Index, Truckload, Freight Rates
December 17, 2013 - Industry News
Schneider National is making a significant investment in its intermodal service with the creation of a company-owned and managed chassis fleet for railroad movements.
Tags: Intermodal, Chassis, Schneider National
December 15, 2013 - Industry News
The EPA is announcing the availability of $4 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from marine and inland water ports, many of which are in areas that face environmental justice challenges.
Tags: EPA, Intermodal, DERA, Ports, Multimodal
December 5, 2013 - Industry News
Two container shipping companies have acknowledged they are in talks about a possible merger that would create the world’s fourth largest such shipping fleet.
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