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Intermodal News

News from the intermodal freight transportation industry.


Spot volumes drop for first time in 7 weeks
Spot volumes drop for first time in 7 weeks

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

May 10 - 16 - With the exception of the flatbed sector, the truckload spot market showed signs of cooling down last week.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.3% in April
ATA Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.3% in April

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.3% in April after increasing 2.3% in March. In April, the index equaled 114.7 (2015=100) compared with 115.1 in March.

The rise of remote fleet management
The rise of remote fleet management

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Keeping up to date with ever-changing regulations, staying in control of fuel costs, insurance premiums, and maintaining safety are all demanding and time-consuming tasks.

DOT awards contract on the I-40 Hernando DeSoto Bridge repair

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

DAT Truckload Volume Index slips 5% in April, falling from all-time high in March
DAT Truckload Volume Index slips 5% in April, falling from all-time high in March

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

Truckload freight activity declined last month but April was still the second busiest month on record for shippers, freight brokers and motor carriers, said DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the industry’s largest online freight marketplace and DAT iQ data analytics service.

CN Rail offer for K.C. Southern to fall under stricter rules
CN Rail offer for K.C. Southern to fall under stricter rules

Bloomberg | May 17, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

Canadian National Railway Co.’s proposal to buy Kansas City Southern will be judged under stricter rules adopted in 2001, the industry’s U.S. overseer said Monday, mapping the path to the first major rail merger in more than 20 years.

Southeastern Freight Lines opens new service center in Amarillo, Texas
Southeastern Freight Lines opens new service center in Amarillo, Texas

AJOT | May 17, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

New Facility Enables Growth and Advancements to Serve Customers

Don Graves sworn-in as Deputy Secretary of Commerce

AJOT | May 17, 2021 | Intermodal News

TDOT update on the I-40 Hernando DeSoto Bridge repairs

AJOT | May 17, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Gasoline Pinch to Grind on for Weeks With Truck Shortage

Bloomberg | May 14, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

CN Rail is close to $33 billion deal for K.C. Southern

Bloomberg | May 13, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

Truckers to get biggest green gas station as U.K. network grows

Bloomberg | May 13, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Freight quoting efficiency boosted with new AI solution by Carrier Logistics Inc.
Freight quoting efficiency boosted with new AI solution by Carrier Logistics Inc.

AJOT | May 13, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | Shipping Technology

CLI’s CARL™ accelerates response time for quotes augmenting customer service and boosting productivity

Biden-GOP optimism on infrastructure tempered by tax divide
Biden-GOP optimism on infrastructure tempered by tax divide

Bloomberg | May 12, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

President Joe Biden and Republican congressional leaders said Wednesday they see a narrow opening for compromise on infrastructure spending yet significant obstacles remain, particularly on tax increases sought by the administration.

Rail traffic for the week ending May 8, 2021

AJOT | May 12, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

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