News from the intermodal freight transportation industry.
Carrier Transicold’s thin-profile Vector 8400R intermodal unit offers improved fuel efficiency, lifetime CARB compliance

AJOT | September 11, 2023 | Intermodal

Providing significantly improved fuel efficiency and lifetime compliance with California’s latest emissions standards, Carrier Transicold has introduced its new thin-profile Vector™ 8400R refrigeration unit for domestic intermodal containers.

Modi’s G-20 deals boost India’s infrastructure, green stocks

Bloomberg | September 11, 2023 | Intermodal

Meloni tells China that Italy plans to exit Belt and Road

Bloomberg | September 10, 2023 | Intermodal
NACD applauds STB proposed rule on Reciprocal Switching for Inadequate Service

AJOT | September 08, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | Maritime | Bulk

Today, National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Jennifer Gibson released the following statement commending the Surface Transportation Board for issuing its proposed rule on Reciprocal Shipping for Inadequate Service:

Europe trade bottleneck set to ease as Alpine Tunnel reopens

Bloomberg | September 08, 2023 | Intermodal
CSX names rail industry veteran Mike Cory Cheif Operating Officer

AJOT | September 08, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | People | Appointments

CSX appoints rail industry veteran as Chief Operating Officer...

AAR statement on STB Reciprocal Switching Rule

AJOT | September 07, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail
MxV Rail welcomes Werner as Vice President of Engineering

AJOT | September 07, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | People | Appointments

Maureen Werner has joined MxV Rail as Vice President – Engineering, bringing extensive engineering knowledge and rail industry experience to support MxV Rail’s mission and values. In her new role, Werner is responsible for leading over 100 exceptional engineers in the pursuit of delivering high-quality research, testing, and ancillary services to MxV Rail’s diverse customer base.

GPA, CSX offer new ‘Carolina Connector’ service
AJOT | Top Story | September 07, 2023

GPA, CSX offer new ‘Carolina Connector’ service

Direct, daily Savannah-Rocky Mount, North Carolina rail route delivers faster speed, flexibility.
Transportation Secretary Buttigieg appoints TTI Director Winfree to Advisory Committee on Transportation Equity

AJOT | September 06, 2023 | Intermodal | People | Appointments

In a move to advance the United States’ commitment to equitable and accessible transportation infrastructure, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has appointed The Honorable Gregory Winfree, director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT’s) Advisory Committee on Transportation Equity (ACTE).
TransmetriQ adds railcar repair maintenance planning, shop finder tools to asset management offering

AJOT | September 06, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | Shipping Technology

TransmetriQ, a Railinc® brand that provides rail management software, has added Program Maintenance and Shop Locator functionalities to its Asset Manager offering. Together, these modules facilitate an integrated process for fleet maintenance strategic planning, shop identification, and repair work initiation.

China, Japan compete over infrastructure at Asean summit

Bloomberg | September 06, 2023 | Intermodal

Norfolk Southern, DrayNow partner to improve customer experience

AJOT | September 06, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail
South African mines to get a faster route to Mozambique port

Bloomberg | September 06, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | International Trade | Commodity | Ports & Terminals | Trucking

South Africa’s mining companies, losing out on billions of dollars in sales due to logistics bottlenecks, could soon have a quicker route to ports in neighboring Mozambique.
Norfolk Southern provides technology outage update

AJOT | September 01, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

We are substantially complete with a root-cause analysis of this outage. To date, we have found no indication that this was related to an unauthorized cybersecurity incident...
Baldwin named WSP Northern California transportation leader

AJOT | August 31, 2023 | Intermodal | People | Appointments

Former national Infrastructure Policy Committee member brings deep understanding of the issues facing clients and leadership experience to achieve solutions centered on people and technical excellence.

AAR reports rail traffic for the week ending August 26, 2023

AJOT | August 30, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

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