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October 5, 2015

Rail Freight Weakens But Intermodal Grows

While a lot of rail freight is not growing, rail intermodal is growing according to an analyst at ACT Research.

September 18, 2015

Norfolk Southern Restructures Triple Crown Services

Norfolk Southern Corp is restructuring its Triple Crown Services subsidiary to focus on the transportation of automobile parts, the company has announced.

September 16, 2015

Schneider Offers New Cross-Border Intermodal Service

Schneider is offering a new cross-border intermodal service for shippers in Canada and the Southeastern U.S.

August 28, 2015

Trailer Hybrid System Recovers Energy Lost During Braking

Two European startup companies have developed the Kinetic Energy Recovery System, a hybrid system for road freight vehicles that attaches to a trailer and provides a boost to the vehicle.

August 18, 2015

Intermodal Freight Slows Shift to East Coast

As intermodal freight enters peak shipping season at the nation's ports, West Coast ports appear to be slowing the diversion of freight to East Coast ports. At the same time, East Coast ports are working to extend their inland reach, according to published reports.

August 10, 2015

Hub Group President/COO Resigns

Mark Yeager resigned his position as president and chief operating officer of Hub Group effective August 8.

August 5, 2015

Ports of Seattle and Tacoma Agree to Alliance

The ports of Seattle and Tacoma voted Aug. 4 to formally launch the Northwest Seaport Alliance, which unifies the cargo operations of the two Northwest ports in a bid to attract more cargo to the region.

July 27, 2015

ATA Forecasts Growth in Freight Volumes

Freight volumes are projected to grow nearly 29% over the next 11 years, according to a report released by American Trucking Associations.

July 19, 2015

J.B. Hunt Profit Inches Higher in Second Quarter

J.B. Hunt Friday announced an increase in its second quarter 2015 net earnings to $103.4 million, or diluted earnings per share of 88 cents.

July 17, 2015

Containers Get Second Lives as Homes, Offices, Warehouses

Containers are made of heavy gauge steel and make excellent structural components. And they’re far cheaper and “greener” than buying traditional materials like lumber for that purpose.

June 29, 2015

Kuehne Nagel Purchases 3PL Provider ReTrans

Memphis, Tenn.-based third party logistics provider ReTrans Inc. is being purchased by the Kuehne Nagel Group, the latest in a series of moves by companies extending their reach into trans-Atlantic freight.

June 23, 2015

Port Truckers Protest in New Orleans

Truckers at the Port of New Orleans are sick and tired of handling damaged boxes that they don't get paid for and are protesting, according to a local TV station.

June 22, 2015

May Truckload Rates Higher, Intermodal Rates Fall

Newly released figures show the Cass Truckload Linehaul Index once again remained higher in May than in each of the past three years, coming in 3.5% higher than May 2014 and 9.5% higher than two years ago.

June 11, 2015

BNSF Promising Faster Intermodal on Northern Corridor

BNSF Railway announced new, faster service offerings along its Northern Corridor route, after heavy oil-field and grain shipments last year caused service times to drop.

June 9, 2015

Economic Watch: U.S. Ports Returning to Normal

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports has returned to normal levels following ratification of a new West Coast labor agreement, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report.

June 8, 2015

So Cal Port Truckers: Inspection Program Causing Congestion

The California Trucking Association recently came out against a new chassis equipment inspection process at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, saying they are causing congestion problems for truckers.

May 20, 2015

Trade Commission: Cheap Chinese Containers Aren't Hurting U.S. Makers

Unrealistically cheap domestic intermodal containers from China aren't damaging the U.S. industry enough to slap on tariffs, according to a trade commission ruling.

May 14, 2015

Commentary: Trucks vs. Trains Déjà Vu

Once again, we have the two sides fighting over which mode is safer and which mode is better for the environment. And not necessarily fighting fair.

May 6, 2015

First Quarter Intermodal Shipments Increase 2 Percent

Total intermodal shipments in the U.S. and Canada rose 2% over last year’s first quarter volumes despite port congestion issues that impacted international container traffic, according to new figures from the Intermodal Association of North America.

April 28, 2015

Port Truckers Picket As Far South As Mexico Border

Port truck drivers from four trucking companies continued picketing at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, disrupting cargo operations across Southern California as far south as the border.



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