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June 3, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Face Tighter Security At Florida Seaports

A bill signed into law on May 31 by Florida Gov. Jeb Bush requires seaports to beef up security measures at the state’s 14 seaports

Tags: Intermodal

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

BNSF Announces 48-hour Service From Chicago to California

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company announced that it will offer a new "truck-competitive" intermodal service from Chicago to San Bernardino, Calif

Tags: Intermodal

May 29, 2001 - Industry News

Canadian National, CSX Launch Joint Intermodal Services

Canadian National and CSX Intermodal aim to compete better with trucking with a range of new intermodal services connecting major Canadian and U.S. markets

Tags: Intermodal

May 29, 2001 - Industry News

MTMC to Outsource Container Management

The Military Traffic Management Command says it has decided to let private enterprise manage its 10,000 containers

Tags: Intermodal

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

Teamsters Testify About Port Congestion Before Congress

This photo of truckers waiting to get into the Port of Savannah was part of George Cashman's House testimony on port congestion.

Teamsters Port Division Director George Cashman yesterday testified before a House subcommittee on congestion in the nation's ports

Tags: Intermodal

May 10, 2001 - Industry News

San Diego Port to Get Dole Container Business

The Port of San Diego has signed a 20-year contract with Dole to relocate its West Coast container business to the port

Tags: Intermodal

April 30, 2001 - Industry News

Court Okays CSX, NS, Conrail Merger

A U.S. Court of Appeals has unanimously affirmed the Surface Transportation Board’s approval of the CSX, Norfolk Southern (NS), and Conrail merger

Tags: Intermodal

April 29, 2001 - Industry News

Seattle Port Truckers to Get FAST Route

In an effort to get trucks from the Port of Seattle to Interstates 5 and 90, a new route will be built from the waterfront to the Interstates

Tags: Intermodal

April 29, 2001 - Industry News

Port Everglades Adds Terminal

Port Everglades has opened a new cargo terminal with high-tech equipment for faster container processing and tighter security

Tags: Intermodal

April 24, 2001 - Industry News

Rail-to-Truck Facility Built in New York

Responding to pressures to reduce the number of trucks coming into the Big Apple, New York Regional Rail Corp. has completed its first "transload facility" at its Bush Terminal Yard in Brooklyn

Tags: Intermodal

April 19, 2001 - Industry News

Volume Up at West Coast Ports in March

The amount of containerized imports coming into the country through West Coast ports was up in March, signaling optimism about the economy

Tags: Intermodal

April 19, 2001 - Industry News

Virginia Port Conditions Subject of Summit

Port truckers, steamship line representatives, terminal operators and transportation regulators met in Norfolk, Va., this week to discuss problems at the port

Tags: Intermodal

April 19, 2001 - Industry News

Two Railroads Team Up for Coast-to-Coast Freight

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway and Norfolk Southern Railway have partnered to provide coast-to-coast, non-stop intermodal service for container loads of freigh

Tags: Intermodal

April 12, 2001 - Industry News

West Coast Ports Look at High-Tech Solutions

Terminal operators at intermodal ports on the West Coast are looking at technology used in Europe to streamline gate operations

Tags: Intermodal

April 10, 2001 - Industry News

Intermodal Groups Say They Can't Meet Reflective Retrofit Deadline

The intermodal industry says it can't meet a June 1 deadline for retrofitting trailers and chassis with required reflective materials

Tags: Intermodal

April 5, 2001 - Industry News

Houston Port Decries Environmental Plans

Officials at the Port of Houston are fighting a rule that would ban operating equipment such as cranes, forklifts and yard jockeys from 6 a.m. till noon

Tags: Intermodal

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Canadian National To Boost Montreal Intermodal Capacity

Canadian National plans to build a state-of-the-art intermodal terminal at its Taschereau Yard in the municipalities of Saint-Laurent and Lachine near Montreal as part of a $47 million terminal consolidation plan

Tags: Intermodal

March 22, 2001 - Industry News

Imports and Exports Down at West Coast Ports

Truckers at West Coast ports were working less as containerized imports and exports fell in February

Tags: Intermodal

March 20, 2001 - Industry News

Rolling Blackouts Hit Container Terminals

California's rolling blackouts his the Port of Long Beach Monday, with power interrupted to at least three container terminals

Tags: Intermodal

December 29, 2000 - Industry News

DOT Report Says Improve Highway Connections to Intermodal Facilities

U.S. Transportation Secretary Rodney E. Slater has recommended to Congress that National Highway System connections to major intermodal facilities be improved

Tags: Intermodal

December 21, 2000 - Industry News

Vancouver Port Hopes to Avoid Another Strike by Independents

The Vancouver Port Authority is hoping the British Columbia Trucking Assn. can help it avert a shutdown by independent truckers who say the port has not lived up to promises it made to end a 1999 shutdown.

Tags: Intermodal

December 14, 2000 - Industry News

Rail Rates Drop 45% Since Staggers Act

With adjustments for inflation, rail rates fell 45.3% from 1984 to 1999, according to a study by the Surface Transportation Board’s Office of Economics, Environmental Analysis, and Administration (OEEAA)

Tags: Intermodal

December 6, 2000 - Industry News

Savannah Port Owner-Operators Hit by U.S. Trucking Bankruptcy

Some owner-operators pulling containers were hit hard by U.S. Trucking subsidiaries declaring bankruptcy last week. According to Jim Stewart, spokesman for an association truckers at the Port of Savannah, Ga., more than 30 drivers at that port lost their escrow accounts, along with pay for work performed over the past few weeks, when U.S. Trucking subsidiary Gulf Northern Transport closed its doors Monday

Tags: Intermodal

November 8, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Still Frustrated By Savannah Port Delays

A month after a new computer system went into effect at the Port of Savannah, Ga., truckers pulling containers from the port complain the change is still slowing down turnarounds and cutting their income. Oct. 9, the port implemented a new $4 million computer system designed to help handle the increased flow of traffic at the port. But what port officials called a "learning curve" and admitted-to "glitches" resulted in trucks backed u

Tags: Intermodal

November 6, 2000 - Industry News

Railroads Ready to Compete With Trucking

Several major railroads are gearing up to offer new freight services specifically designed to win business from the trucking industry

Tags: Intermodal


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