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May 11, 2011 - Industry News

California Bill Would Ban Owner-Operators at Ports

A group of trucking and shipping groups is opposing a law in California to ban the use of owner-operators at state ports, which could be voted on as early as today

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May 1, 2011 - Industry News

Construction Begins on $105 Million Memphis Regional Intermodal Facility

Ground has been broken for the new Memphis Regional Intermodal Facility in Rossville, Tenn. The $105 million facility is part of the multi-state $2.5 billion Crescent Corridor initiative to establish an efficient, high-capacity intermodal freight rail route between the South and the Northeast on Norfolk Southern's rail network

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April 4, 2011 - Industry News

Cold Train Intermodal Expects 300% Growth

The Pacific Northwest-Chicagoland Express Cold Train Intermodal Service is celebrating its one-year anniversary.

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March 7, 2011 - Industry News

Retail Container Traffic to be Up 11 Percent in March

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to be up 11 percent in March over the same month last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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February 10, 2011 - Industry News

FTR: Intermodal Market Share Dipped in Q4 '10, Should Soar in '11

FTR Associates' Intermodal Update, issued on February 7, reports that intermodal market share declined by 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010

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February 8, 2011 - Industry News

Intermodal Haulers Post Record-setting Year in 2010

ISO Container movements posted an 18.5 percent increase over 2009 levels. (Photo by Jim Park)

A near 17-percent surge in volume in the fourth quarter pushed 2010 intermodal volumes up by 14.7 percent overall for the year, says Intermodal Association of North America

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January 18, 2011 - Industry News

Hub Group Opens Drayage Terminals in Indianapolis and Wisconsin

Hub Group, Inc. has opened new Comtrak terminals in Indianapolis, IN and Milwaukee, WI

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January 17, 2011 - Industry News

TRAC Intermodal Launches TRAC Connect in Metro Pool and Gulf Regional Pool for CMA CGM

TRAC Intermodal has launched TRAC Connect in the NY/NJ Metro Pool and Gulf Regional Pool to supply Motor carriers directly with chassis for the pickup and delivery of CMA CGM loads

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January 13, 2011 - Industry News

Retail Container Traffic to be Up 8 Percent in January

Intermodal containers volume at the ports is up in January, but experts warn maintaining that momentum in 2011 could be difficult.(Photo courtesy Port of Los Angeles)

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to be up 8 percent in January over the same month last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federatio

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January 10, 2011 - Industry News

CN to Launch EcoRide Container Chassis

The EcoRide chassis is expected to reduce fuel consumption trucking containers to and from its intermodal terminals by eight to 10 percent.

CN will launch EcoRide in April, the first environmentally friendly container chassis in the North American intermodal industry

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January 3, 2011 - Industry News

Marshall University Conducting Appalachian Multimodal/Intermodal Transport Needs Survey

The Rahall Transportation Institute and the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at Marshall University of Huntington, WVA has begun a large-scale, intermodal shipping and receiving operations feasibility study to benefit the Appalachian Region

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December 14, 2010 - Industry News

Retail Container Traffic Showing Strong Seasonal and Annual Gains

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports for 2010 should see a 17 percent increase over last year. -- Global Port Tracker report.

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to be up 9 percent in December over the same month last year, and 2010 should end with a 17 percent increase over last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report

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December 14, 2010 - Industry News

ProLogis: East Coast Ports to Grow with Panama Canal Opening

Post-Panamax vessels using the widened Panama Canal after 2014 will hurt volumes at West Coast ports. (photo by Maersk)

Port facilities located along the U.S. East Coast and the two biggest Class-1 railroads in the east are poised to grab market share from their West Coast rivals when the refurbished Panama Canal opens in 2014

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December 13, 2010 - Industry News

ATA Suit Against Port of Los Angeles to Move Forward

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has agreed to expedite a hearing in the American Trucking Associations' lawsuit against certain parts of the Port of Los Angeles' Clean Truck Program

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November 29, 2010 - Industry News

Port of Long Beach to Replace Aging Bridge

Last week, officials gathered at the Port of Long Beach to mark the start of a nearly $1 billion project to replace the aging Gerald Desmond Bridge, a vital link between the West Coast's second busiest port and the city of Los Angeles

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November 22, 2010 - Industry News

Is That Contract Driver Really an Employee? Port Drayage Companies Face Legal Challenge as They Invest in Clean Trucks

As the American Trucking Associations continues its legal struggle to stop the Port of Los Angeles from implementing a concession program that would ban owner-operators from the port, the drayage companies that contract with those drivers will likely be facing new claims that the drivers are just misclassified employees

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November 10, 2010 - Industry News

Court Denies Expedited Hearing in Clean Ports Case

The American Trucking Associations' legal challenge to certain aspects of the Port of Los Angeles' Clean Truck Program will remain in legal limbo until late spring or summer

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November 5, 2010 - Industry News

Retail Container Traffic Predicted to be up 9 Percent in November

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is continuing to wind down as the year comes to an end but is nonetheless expected to be up 9 percent in November over the same month last year

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November 4, 2010 - Industry News

Domestic Intermodal Volume Hits New Record Level

Intermodal volume for the third quarter was up more than 20 percent from last year. (Photo courtesy Port of Long Beach)

Intermodal volume increased 20.3 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, with international intermodal freight seeing a 28.1 percent upsurge, according to the Intermodal Association of North America

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November 3, 2010 - Industry News

South Carolina to Allow Heavier International Container Movements

South Carolina is now allowing heavier international intermodal containers on state highways

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October 29, 2010 - Industry News

Passenger Rail Grants Will Also Help Intermodal Lines

The focus of last week's announcement of DOT's $2.4 billion in grants for rail corridors was on passenger trains, but it turns out about $1 billion of that will benefit freight corridors, as well

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October 27, 2010 - Industry News

Judge Stays LA Port's Driver Employee Requirement

Carriers at the Ports of LA and Long Beach may continue using owner-operators while the case is appealed.

A federal judge in California stopped the Port of Los Angeles from implementing a key piece of its concession program for drayage carriers, pending an appeal of the issue to a higher court

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October 19, 2010 - Industry News

Norfolk Southern Breaks Ground on Greencastle Intermodal Terminal

The Norfolk Southern railway is set to begin construction of a $95 million intermodal facility in Greencastle, PA., located about 20 miles north of Hagerstown, MD

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October 18, 2010 - Industry News

Union Pacific Opens Intermodal Terminal at Joliet

Union Pacific Railroad officially opened a 785-acre intermodal terminal at Joliet, Ill., expanding its international and domestic container capacity and improving rail traffic efficiencies throughout the Chicago region

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October 12, 2010 - Industry News

CSX Delivers Record Third Quarter Results on Improving Business Levels

CSX Corp. announced third quarter earnings of $414 million, or $1.08 per share, versus $290 million, or $0.73 per share, in the same period last year. This represents a 48 percent year-over-year improvement in earnings per share and a third quarter record for the company

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