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October 24, 2002 - Industry News

Rail Intermodal Rebounds After West Coast Dock Shutdown

Rail intermodal traffic was up sharply during the week ended Oct. 19 as West Coast docks continued to clear up the backlog of containers that occurred as a result of their earlier shutdown

Tags: Intermodal

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Florida Express Carriers to Discontinue Regional Long-Haul Trucking

Florida East Coast Industries Inc. (FECI) has announced that it is discontinuing its regional long-haul trucking operations through its subsidiary, Florida Express Carriers Inc., (FLX)

Tags: Intermodal

October 17, 2002 - Industry News

Rail Intermodal Volume Still Lagging

Rail intermodal volume registered a gain during the week ended Oct. 12 in comparison with the previous week, but was still down sharply from the corresponding week last year, as West Coast ports reopened late last wee

Tags: Intermodal

October 14, 2002 - Industry News

OrderPro Logistics Seeks To Acquire TransMex/USA

According to Business Wire, OrderPro Logistics has entered into a letter of intent to acquire TransMex/USA, headquartered at McCook, Ill

Tags: Intermodal

September 20, 2002 - Industry News

Rail Study Claims Intermodel Transportation Up 8%

Freight rail intermodal transportation, which moves consumer goods and other products in a truck trailer or container on a rail car, posted an 8% growth over the past three months,

Tags: Intermodal

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

CN Launches Montreal Intermodal Terminal

Canadian National Railway has opened a new intermodal terminal in Montreal to help the railroad expand its fast-growing intermodal business

Tags: Intermodal

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Announces New Intermodal LTL Option

Con-Way Transportation, Ann Arbor, Mich., announced a new intermodal option to customers

Tags: Intermodal

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Railroads Getting Back Into Refrigerated Cargo

Railroads, which had pretty much abandoned the refrigerated cargo market to the trucking industry decades ago, appear to be trying to get back into the business

Tags: Intermodal

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Port Bills Expected To Pass In California

Two bills that would affect truckers at California ports are likely to become law after the state legislature wraps up its session this week

Tags: Intermodal

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

West Coast Port Talks Stalled

As West Coast ports and the truckers who serve them prepare to enter their busiest season of the year, the threat of a strike looms large

Tags: Intermodal

August 8, 2002 - Industry News

Compromise Bill Calls For Appointments At LA Ports

A compromise bill expected to be signed into law in California would set up an appointment system for trucks hauling containers in and out of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Tags: Intermodal

August 6, 2002 - Industry News

Government Could Intervene In Case Of Port Strike

If the more than 10,000 workers represented by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union go on strike at West Coast ports, the Bush administration says it could block the strike and even call out U.S. troops to keep cargo moving

Tags: Intermodal

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Tensions Rise At West Coast Ports

Truckers hauling containers at West Coast ports are closely watching dockworker contract talks that stalled out last week

Tags: Intermodal

July 24, 2002 - Industry News

Trailer Bridge Awarded Patent

Trailer Bridge Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., has been awarded a U.S. patent for its Vehicle Transportation Module

Tags: Intermodal

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

Longshoremen Make Offer In Port Talks

Seeking to avoid a strike at West Coast ports, which could put port truckers temporarily out of work, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union has offered to accept new technologie

Tags: Intermodal

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

West Coast Ports Operating "Day-By-Day"

Truckers who haul freight out of the nation’s West Coast ports can breath a little easier, at least one day at a time

Tags: Intermodal

June 28, 2002 - Industry News

Teamsters Rally In Support Of Port Workers

The Teamsters and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union rallied in mutual support last week as the ILWU’s contract at major West Coast ports prepared to expire today

Tags: Intermodal

June 24, 2002 - Industry News

Port Truckers Support ILWU

Port truckers are rallying this week in support of longshore workers at West Coast ports

Tags: Intermodal

June 17, 2002 - Industry News

DOT Awards $92.3 Million For Port Security

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta announced the award of $92.3 million in grants to 51 intermodal ports to enhance security

Tags: Intermodal

June 13, 2002 - Industry News

Port Driver Problems Get Attention In Texas

A Texas state representative plans to introduce legislation to address the concerns of truck drivers who must idle their rigs, unpaid, for hours at the Port of Houston waiting to pick up or drop off containers

Tags: Intermodal

June 7, 2002 - Industry News

Concerns Rise About Labor Unrest At LA Ports

Truckers who haul containers at the nation’s largest ports in Southern California could see their income slow down or dry up in the event of a strike or work slowdow

Tags: Intermodal

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

Clean Air Concerns Could Lead To Port Trucker Changes

Truckers who haul in and out of the nation’s ports have complained for years about long -- and unpaid – waits for loads. An unexpected source may finally change that – environmentalists

Tags: Intermodal

May 14, 2002 - Industry News

West Coast Ports Eye Labor Negotiations

Truckers who haul in and out of West Coast ports are warily watching negotiations that began this week between waterfront employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union

Tags: Intermodal

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

Tags: Intermodal

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

Tags: Intermodal


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