After a little over a year from the start of construction, representatives from the Port of South Louisiana and Dow Chemical held a ribbon-cutting and official operations kick-off of the SoLaPort Railyard.
AJOT | May 04, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers
It's been one year since the protests in Washington, DC, when distressed truckers descended on the Capitol to protest low freight rates. The average spot market van rate is now almost $1.00 higher per mile than it was back then. Van rates cooled last week, but reefer continues to heat up and flatbed is on fire. In what can only be described as an unprecedented flatbed rate rally, the national average rate continued climbing last week, moving up another 4 cents.
AJOT | May 04, 2021 | People | Appointments | Intermodal News | Road
Engineered Transportation International, has appointed Jacques Klopper as President of Kalyn Siebert, a premium heavy-haul trailer manufacturer. In his new role, Klopper will be responsible for all Kalyn Siebert business.
With increasing volumes of cargo being experienced on its LCL and FCL rail freight services between China and Europe, the U-Freight Group says that the recent problems in the Suez Canal have made the transport of freight by rail from China into Europe look all the more attractive.
Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Jeremy Martin has been promoted to service center manager in Little Rock, Arkansas.
AJOT | April 30, 2021 | Intermodal News | By The Numbers
Total intermodal volumes rose 10.5 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2021, according to the Intermodal Association of North America’s Intermodal Quarterly report. International containers gained 14.8 percent from 2020; domestic shipments, 4.4 percent; and trailers, 20.0 percent