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May 7, 2002 - Industry News

New System Can Track Containers In Port

Skybitz and WhereNet Corp. have teamed up to bring a dual mode global tracking solution for intermodal containers to market

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April 23, 2002 - Industry News

BNSF, NS to Provide Guaranteed Intermodal Service

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company and Norfolk Southern Railway Company announced that they are now offering what they say is the first-ever, coast-to-coast guaranteed intermodal service between Southern California and the Northeast

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April 17, 2002 - Industry News

LA Ports Back Off Background Check Proposal

A security plan developed by a Los Angeles task force for the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports will not require background checks on truck drivers and dockworkers

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April 16, 2002 - Industry News

Mineta Hails Opening of Alameda Corridor

U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta last week hailed the opening of California’s Alameda Corridor, a $2.4 billion intermodal projec

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April 12, 2002 - Industry News

Port Traffic Small Part Of Charleston Congestion

Trucks serving the intermodal ports near Charleston, S.C, account for only a small amount of the city's congestion, according to a new study

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April 11, 2002 - Industry News

Cargo Traffic Up At NY/NJ Port

The Port of New York and New Jersey set new records for cargo last year

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April 11, 2002 - Industry News

New Intermodal Facility Planned Near Savannah

A new port facility proposed for South Carolina could mean more work for port truckers in the Savannah, Ga., area

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March 28, 2002 - Industry News

Port Security Gets Attention

Container in Manhattan

The nation's intermodal ports, where ships unload cargo containers filled with international goods that are transferred to trucks and rail, remain a huge security concern

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March 19, 2002 - Industry News

Port Security Bill Introduced

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives this week addresses the issue of security at the nation's ports

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March 6, 2002 - Industry News

Port Of Houston Sets Record

The Port of Houston posted record operating revenues in 2001, driven by the highest-ever volumes of containerized carg

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March 4, 2002 - Industry News

Port of Oakland, BNSF To Open Joint Intermodal Terminal

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) and Port of Oakland have reached an agreement for BNSF to operate the Port's newly built Joint Intermodal Terminal, to be known as Oakland International Gateway

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January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Truckers Still Lining Up At Savannah Port

Truckers regularly face hours-long waits at the Port of Savannah.

A local television station in Savannah, Ga., reports that truckers who haul containers in and out of the Port of Savannah continue to experience hours-long delays, despite a computer system that was supposed to address the problem

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December 18, 2001 - Industry News

Swift Teams With Railroad For Perishable Shipments

Swift Transportation and the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway announced they will offer seamless transportation services for perishable commodities

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December 10, 2001 - Industry News

Port Security Under Scrutiny

Truckers who haul containers in and out of the nation's ports may face increased headaches as a result of tighter security measures, including criminal background checks and identification cards

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December 4, 2001 - Industry News

Three Unions Team Up To Organize Port Drivers

The Teamsters and two major longshoremen's unions have teamed up to organize the 50,000 truckers hauling containers out of the nation's ports. The campaign is a joint effort of the Teamsters, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the International Longshoremen's Assn

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November 7, 2001 - Industry News

Georgia Port Truckers Angry About Repair Edict

Intermodal container haulers at the Port of Savannah, Ga., aren't happy about being told they can't do minor fixes on container chassis before taking them on the road

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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