Login Join AJOT
Follow us on Twitter!    Follow us on LinkedIn!    Follow us on Facebook!

Intermodal News

News from the intermodal freight transportation industry.


Plus completes 4,000 mile journey on the Silk Road as part of validating PlusDrive system for mass production
Plus completes 4,000 mile journey on the Silk Road as part of validating PlusDrive system for mass production

AJOT | May 26, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

• Powered by Plus’s supervised autonomous driving system PlusDrive, the FAW J7 traveled autonomously on the Silk Road in a 4,000-mile round trip between Suzhou and Dunhuang. • The journey validates the safety, reliability, and durability of the automotive-grade PlusDrive system. • The expedition is part of Plus’s expansive testing program that expects to have PlusDrive-powered trucks drive autonomously across all 150,000 kilometers of highways in China.

CN and Kansas City Southern take next step on path to combine by filing jointly for voting trust approval
CN and Kansas City Southern take next step on path to combine by filing jointly for voting trust approval

AJOT | May 26, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

CN and Kansas City Southern today announced that they have taken the next step on their path to combine to create the premier railway for the 21st century.

Rail traffic for the week ending May 22, 2021

AJOT | May 26, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

US vehicle travel returns to near pre-pandemic levels; new report examines COVID-19 transportation impacts
US vehicle travel returns to near pre-pandemic levels; new report examines COVID-19 transportation impacts

AJOT | May 26, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

As the summer travel season begins and the U.S. continues to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, vehicle travel has returned to near pre-pandemic levels and has surpassed pre-COVID levels in 15 states, according to a new report released today by TRIP, a Washington, DC based national transportation research nonprofit.

St. Louis’s global connectivity enhanced by dedicated rail service to the Port of Virginia
St. Louis’s global connectivity enhanced by dedicated rail service to the Port of Virginia

AJOT | May 26, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Virginia is one of the St. Louis region's primary gateways to the world. Dedicated rail service provided by two Class I railroads – Norfolk Southern and CSX – connect the St. Louis region to the east coast port, where more than $900 million has been invested within the past three years. That investment has doubled the Port of Virginia’s capacity and increased efficiencies for getting freight on and off both rail and ocean carriers. That translates into time and cost savings for importers and exporters in the St. Louis region who utilize the Port of Virginia and its ocean carrier services for global connectivity.

Senate panel reaffirms that infrastructure remains bipartisan

AJOT | May 26, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

Multi-state Ag highway corridors support US market competitiveness
Multi-state Ag highway corridors support US market competitiveness

AJOT | May 25, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

MoDOT and St. Louis Regional Freightway’s collaborative approach to freight project identification and prioritization highlighted in national report on the importance of highways to US agriculture

Trucker Path offers live updates and crowdsourcing capabilities
Trucker Path offers live updates and crowdsourcing capabilities

AJOT | May 25, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | Shipping Technology

Newest app updates focused heavily on real time features lead to greater convenience and smarter and safer trips on the road

Southeastern Freight Lines promotes Brown to service center manager in Austin, Texas
Southeastern Freight Lines promotes Brown to service center manager in Austin, Texas

AJOT | May 25, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Evan Brown has been promoted to service center manager in Austin, Texas. 

Truckers could be seeing orange with summer construction

AJOT | May 25, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Green hydrogen seen fueling heavy trucks by 2030

Bloomberg | May 25, 2021 | Energy News | Intermodal News | Road

Caldwell Beam completes automated lifting system
Caldwell Beam completes automated lifting system

AJOT | May 24, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

Illinois Electric Works oversaw installation of a 2-ton capacity monorail crane system at a heavy truck manufacturer, featuring a 1-ton capacity twin-hook Caldwell lifting beam.

Two light rail trains collide underground in Kuala Lumpur

Bloomberg | May 24, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

© Copyright 1999–2021 American Journal of Transportation. All Rights Reserved.