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Allen Lund Company announces multiple promotions

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | People | Appointments | Intermodal | Road
CN Rail’s Traffic Jam Dulls Shine of ‘Gold Standard’ Efficiency

Bloomberg | February 21, 2018 | Intermodal

Canadian National Railway Co., the longtime paragon of efficiency for North American railroads, is losing some of its luster as it struggles to catch up with a surprise surge in demand.

NJ Transit’s Hidden Danger: Bad Brakes, Bare Wires, Rotten Parts

Bloomberg | February 21, 2018 | Intermodal | Rail

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 2% in January

AJOT | February 20, 2018 | Intermodal | Road
Truckload & Intermodal Cost Indexes - January 2018

AJOT | February 20, 2018 | Intermodal

January marked the sixteenth consecutive month of increases, and pricing momentum continues to strengthen. Higher diesel prices are creating demand and pricing power for domestic intermodal.

South Africa Port and Rail Group Is Out to Conquer the Continent

Bloomberg | February 19, 2018 | Intermodal | Ports & Terminals

How low will retail go? Look at the railroad

Bloomberg | February 16, 2018 | Energy | Intermodal | Rail

Rail crunch leaves oil, wheat stranded on Canada’s prairies

Bloomberg | February 15, 2018 | Intermodal | Rail
Gas-tax hike finds few friends in Congress despite Trump support

Bloomberg | February 15, 2018 | Intermodal | Road

Despite backing from groups as wide ranging as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the lobby for truckers -- and now President Donald Trump -- a proposal to raise gas tax for the first time in 25 years appears to be going nowhere fast on Capitol Hill.
Spireon introduces FleetLocate FL Flex

AJOT | February 15, 2018 | Intermodal | Road

By configuring FL Flex with options such as door, cargo, temperature and other trailer sensors, as well as solar panels to maximize up-time, fleets can streamline and accelerate the deployment of mission-critical asset management capabilities across their business.

NJ Transit to Add Train Cars in Bid to Ease Chronic Overcrowding

Bloomberg | February 15, 2018 | Intermodal | Rail

ATA Responds to Reports on White House Infrastructure Meeting

AJOT | February 15, 2018 | Intermodal | Road

Bombardier’s Cash Flow Surges in Boost to CEO’s Turnaround

Bloomberg | February 15, 2018 | Air Cargo | General | Intermodal
Rail Crunch Leaves Oil, Wheat Stranded Out on Canada’s Prairies

Bloomberg | February 15, 2018 | Intermodal | Rail

A shortage of rail cars in Canada is leaving grain and oil shipments stranded on the Prairies, sending crude prices plummeting and leaving farmers in a cash crunch.

Rail Traffic for the Week Ending February 10, 2018

AJOT | February 14, 2018 | Intermodal | Rail

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