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Intermodal News

News from the intermodal freight transportation industry.


CN Rail sees hydrogen train shipments potentially rivaling crude
CN Rail sees hydrogen train shipments potentially rivaling crude

Bloomberg | October 21, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative | Intermodal News | Rail

Canadian National Railway Co. expects hydrogen shipments in tank cars could grow to the size of the crude-by-rail business as energy companies plan to ramp up production of the clean-burning gas.

Biden tackles supply-chain crisis with few tools, clock ticking
Biden tackles supply-chain crisis with few tools, clock ticking

Bloomberg | October 21, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | Ports & Terminals

U.S. ports are full of goods, U.S. yards and warehouses are full of goods, hardly anyone wants to drive a truck to pick up and deliver those goods and those who do sit waiting in lines, often unpaid.

Union Pacific posts profit above estimates, cuts volume goal

Bloomberg | October 21, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

Coal and iron pile up in South Africa on rail constraints

Bloomberg | October 21, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail | International Trade | Commodity

Volvo warns more chip woes will curtail truck production

Bloomberg | October 21, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Singer’s Elliott owns CN Rail stake, will push for change
Singer’s Elliott owns CN Rail stake, will push for change

Bloomberg | October 21, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

Activist investor Elliott Investment Management LP has built a sizable position in Canadian National Railway Co., ratcheting up pressure on the company to improve its results, according to people familiar with the matter.

Railway stock’s $3 billion loss spawns Mumbai trader meme fest

Bloomberg | October 21, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

Carrier Transicold’s new Supra S10 truck unit maximizes refrigeration capacity with greater efficiency
Carrier Transicold’s new Supra S10 truck unit maximizes refrigeration capacity with greater efficiency

AJOT | October 20, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

The Supra S10 diesel-powered truck refrigeration unit is the new performance leader from Carrier Transicold, with greater refrigeration and freezing capacity for larger trucks while also offering improved efficiency and fuel economy.

Rail Traffic for the Week Ending October 16, 2021

AJOT | October 20, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail | By The Numbers

Penske Truck Leasing introduces West Fargo, North Dakota, facility
Penske Truck Leasing introduces West Fargo, North Dakota, facility

AJOT | October 20, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new full-service location in West Fargo, North Dakota, located at 830 7th Street NE.

Girteka Logistics secures €145M to renew and expand fleet while improving drivers’ working conditions and road safety
Girteka Logistics secures €145M to renew and expand fleet while improving drivers’ working conditions and road safety

AJOT | October 20, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Girteka Logistics has signed an agreement with a syndicate of banking institutions in Europe to secure €145M to invest in new fleet acquisition in 2021, in the aim of improving the working conditions of their drivers and maximizing safety on roads.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.4% in September
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.4% in September

AJOT | October 20, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.4% in September after rising 0.3% in August. In September, the index equaled 112.9 (2015=100) compared with 110.2 in August.

CN Rail CEO Ruest to quit as Hohn heaps pressure on board

Bloomberg | October 19, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

Union Pacific taking cargo around-the-clock near L.A. ports
Union Pacific taking cargo around-the-clock near L.A. ports

Bloomberg | October 19, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

Union Pacific Corp. has begun receiving trucks around-the-clock at its freight facility near the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, extending operating time by about 20 hours a week to help ease cargo congestion. 

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