Intermodal

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March 23, 2015

Truckload Rates Improving, Intermodal Falling

A measure of freight rates in one trucking sector improved in February over the past year, but declined from the month before.

March 13, 2015

Virginia Port Addresses Congestion's Impact on Truckers

The Port of Virginia has begun implementing several policies to ease congestion and address problems for truckers at the busy East Coast port.

March 12, 2015

Intermodal Freight Market Facing Big Challenges

Intermodal freight movements are finally recovering since a tentative agreement was worked out about three weeks ago between West Coast Port workers and shipping companies, but diversions of freight from this part of the country are expected to continue.

March 4, 2015

West Coast Port Problems Cause Drop in Intermodal Rail Traffic

Intermodal rail traffic fell in February, according to new figures released by the Association of American Railroads.

February 23, 2015

Agreement Reached Over West Coast Port Labor Problems

The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union on Friday evening announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering 13,000 workers at all 29 West Coast ports – but problems at the ports are far from over.

February 18, 2015

Neptune Orient Sells APL Logistics for $1.2 Billion

Singapore’s global container shipping and logistics company Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. has reached an agreement to sell its APL Logistics business for $1.2 billion.

February 10, 2015

Intermodal Freight Posts Near 5% Annual Increase

Significant mid-year gains, paired with across-the-board growth in the final quarter of last year, contributed to strong overall intermodal freight performance in 2014, according to new figures from the Intermodal Association of North America.

February 2, 2015

Port of New York and New Jersey Handles Record Cargo Volume

Annual cargo volumes handled at the Port of New York and New Jersey set a new record in 2014, surpassing the previous record set in 2012.

January 29, 2015

Truckload Linehaul Rates Increasing, Intermodal Slowing

A measure of truckload linehaul rates show they rose 7.4% in December compared to the same time in 2013.

January 27, 2015

Trucks Forced to Take Longer Route to Access Major Intermodal Terminal

There will be a new delay starting Wednesday for trucking companies serving the one major intermodal facility southwest of Chicago.

January 26, 2015

Intermodal Rail Shipments Help Norfolk Southern See Record Yearly Profit

Intermodal rail movements help propel the railroad Norfolk Southern Corp. toward achieving record net income for 2014, according to figures it released on Monday.

January 13, 2015

Intermodal Contributes to Record CSX Railroad Earnings, Revenue

CSX Corp. on Tuesday announced record fourth-quarter 2014 net earnings of $491 million, a 15% increase from $426 million for the same period last year, due in part to highway-to-rail freight conversions.

January 13, 2015

New Refrigerated Intermodal Service Launched

Infinity Transportation Logistics recently launched its new expedited refrigerated domestic intermodal container service between Washington and Oregon and the Midwest and East Coast.

January 8, 2015

ASF Intermodal Opens North Carolina Drayage Facility

ASF Intermodal opened its newest intermodal drayage facility in Charlotte, N.C., the company’s first North Carolina terminal.

January 5, 2015

Intermodal Rail Traffic Posts More Than 5 Percent Yearly Increase

Intermodal rail traffic moved by U.S. railroads posted a healthy gain for all of last year, according to new figures released by the Association of American Railroads.

December 16, 2014

CSX Opens New Intermodal Terminal In Montreal

The Jacksonville, Fla.-based transportation company hopes to create opportunities for increased cross-border trade with the new terminal.

December 12, 2014

Capacity Donates Ice Bucket Challenge Money to Food Bank

Capacity Trucks sponsored a raffle raising money for a local food bank using the Ice Bucket Challenge, a popular viral internet campaign to raise awareness for ALS. Capacity donated the $1,600 it raised to the East Texas Food Bank.

December 5, 2014

Intermodal Rail Traffic Hits New Record High

The Association of American Railroads said Thursday for the week ending Nov. 29, U.S. railroad intermodal volume totaled 220,873 units, up 6.2% compared with the same week last year and the highest level on record.

December 1, 2014

ASF Intermodal Adds Third Texas Facility

ASF Intermodal opened an intermodal drayage facility in Fort Worth, Texas. It's the firm's third such facility in the state, joining locations in Houston and Dallas.

December 1, 2014

C.H. Robinson Purchasing Freightquote.com for $365 Million

The third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Freightquote.com Inc. for $365 million in cash.

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