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August 8, 2011 - Industry News

Old Dominion Opens Drayage Facility in Maryland

Old Dominion Freight Line opened a new container drayage site to serve ports and container yards in the Baltimore area

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August 3, 2011 - Industry News

CSX To Build New $15 Million Intermodal Terminal In Louisville

CSX announced that a privately-funded $15 million, 34-acre intermodal terminal will be constructed in Louisville, Ky

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July 12, 2011 - Industry News

Retail Container Traffic Remains Flat; Upturn Expected

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is staying at about the same levels as last year this summer, but is expected to resume increases in the fall, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates

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July 4, 2011 - Industry News

APL Building New Chicago-Area Intermodal Terminal

APL, the world's seventh largest container shipping carrier, plans to develop its latest U.S. intermodal container terminal in Joliet, Ill

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June 16, 2011 - Industry News

Retail Container Traffic Close to Flat through July

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to remain at about the same levels as last year through July before starting to resume increases later this summer, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates

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June 10, 2011 - Industry News

Exports Help Drive Intermodal Gains in May

Intermodal traffic in May was up from a year ago, thanks to growing international trade and other factors

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May 22, 2011 - Industry News

Deadline Postponed for No-Defect DVIRs on Intermodal Equipment

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended the date when no-defect driver vehicle inspection reports will be required on intermodal equipment

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May 19, 2011 - Industry News

CN Increases Capacity at Toronto-area Intermodal Terminal

CN Rail has announced a series of capacity improvements to accommodate growing container volumes at its Brampton Intermodal Terminal, located north of Toronto

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May 13, 2011 - Industry News

Domestic, International Intermodal Volumes Rise During Q1 2011

Intermodal volume increased 9.6 percent year-over-year in the first quarter as international volume grew for the fifth-straight quarter, according to a report released May 12 by the Intermodal Association of North America

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May 11, 2011 - Industry News

California Bill Would Ban Owner-Operators at Ports

A group of trucking and shipping groups is opposing a law in California to ban the use of owner-operators at state ports, which could be voted on as early as today

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May 1, 2011 - Industry News

Construction Begins on $105 Million Memphis Regional Intermodal Facility

Ground has been broken for the new Memphis Regional Intermodal Facility in Rossville, Tenn. The $105 million facility is part of the multi-state $2.5 billion Crescent Corridor initiative to establish an efficient, high-capacity intermodal freight rail route between the South and the Northeast on Norfolk Southern's rail network

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April 4, 2011 - Industry News

Cold Train Intermodal Expects 300% Growth

The Pacific Northwest-Chicagoland Express Cold Train Intermodal Service is celebrating its one-year anniversary.

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March 7, 2011 - Industry News

Retail Container Traffic to be Up 11 Percent in March

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to be up 11 percent in March over the same month last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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February 10, 2011 - Industry News

FTR: Intermodal Market Share Dipped in Q4 '10, Should Soar in '11

FTR Associates' Intermodal Update, issued on February 7, reports that intermodal market share declined by 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010

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February 8, 2011 - Industry News

Intermodal Haulers Post Record-setting Year in 2010

ISO Container movements posted an 18.5 percent increase over 2009 levels. (Photo by Jim Park)

A near 17-percent surge in volume in the fourth quarter pushed 2010 intermodal volumes up by 14.7 percent overall for the year, says Intermodal Association of North America

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January 18, 2011 - Industry News

Hub Group Opens Drayage Terminals in Indianapolis and Wisconsin

Hub Group, Inc. has opened new Comtrak terminals in Indianapolis, IN and Milwaukee, WI

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January 17, 2011 - Industry News

TRAC Intermodal Launches TRAC Connect in Metro Pool and Gulf Regional Pool for CMA CGM

TRAC Intermodal has launched TRAC Connect in the NY/NJ Metro Pool and Gulf Regional Pool to supply Motor carriers directly with chassis for the pickup and delivery of CMA CGM loads

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January 13, 2011 - Industry News

Retail Container Traffic to be Up 8 Percent in January

Intermodal containers volume at the ports is up in January, but experts warn maintaining that momentum in 2011 could be difficult.(Photo courtesy Port of Los Angeles)

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to be up 8 percent in January over the same month last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federatio

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January 10, 2011 - Industry News

CN to Launch EcoRide Container Chassis

The EcoRide chassis is expected to reduce fuel consumption trucking containers to and from its intermodal terminals by eight to 10 percent.

CN will launch EcoRide in April, the first environmentally friendly container chassis in the North American intermodal industry

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January 3, 2011 - Industry News

Marshall University Conducting Appalachian Multimodal/Intermodal Transport Needs Survey

The Rahall Transportation Institute and the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at Marshall University of Huntington, WVA has begun a large-scale, intermodal shipping and receiving operations feasibility study to benefit the Appalachian Region

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December 14, 2010 - Industry News

Retail Container Traffic Showing Strong Seasonal and Annual Gains

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports for 2010 should see a 17 percent increase over last year. -- Global Port Tracker report.

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to be up 9 percent in December over the same month last year, and 2010 should end with a 17 percent increase over last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report

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December 14, 2010 - Industry News

ProLogis: East Coast Ports to Grow with Panama Canal Opening

Post-Panamax vessels using the widened Panama Canal after 2014 will hurt volumes at West Coast ports. (photo by Maersk)

Port facilities located along the U.S. East Coast and the two biggest Class-1 railroads in the east are poised to grab market share from their West Coast rivals when the refurbished Panama Canal opens in 2014

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December 13, 2010 - Industry News

ATA Suit Against Port of Los Angeles to Move Forward

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has agreed to expedite a hearing in the American Trucking Associations' lawsuit against certain parts of the Port of Los Angeles' Clean Truck Program

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November 29, 2010 - Industry News

Port of Long Beach to Replace Aging Bridge

Last week, officials gathered at the Port of Long Beach to mark the start of a nearly $1 billion project to replace the aging Gerald Desmond Bridge, a vital link between the West Coast's second busiest port and the city of Los Angeles

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November 22, 2010 - Industry News

Is That Contract Driver Really an Employee? Port Drayage Companies Face Legal Challenge as They Invest in Clean Trucks

As the American Trucking Associations continues its legal struggle to stop the Port of Los Angeles from implementing a concession program that would ban owner-operators from the port, the drayage companies that contract with those drivers will likely be facing new claims that the drivers are just misclassified employees

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