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World’s biggest truck manufacturer says chip crunch easing
World’s biggest truck manufacturer says chip crunch easing

Bloomberg | June 02, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Daimler Truck Holding AG sees promising signs of moving past the prolonged chip shortage that has beset manufacturers globally, the head of the company’s Mercedes truck brand said.

Stertil-Koni on track to notch record lift orders in 2022

AJOT | June 02, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Bolloré Logistics Canada launches its first 100% electric truck
Bolloré Logistics Canada launches its first 100% electric truck

AJOT | June 01, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | Intermodal | Road

Bolloré Logistics Canada has launched its first fully electric truck for local deliveries in Montréal. This new 100% electric truck travels 200 km a day, 5 days a week, to ensure the last mile delivery from the company’s warehouse in Montreal to various locations within the region.

Alliance Shippers enhances intermodal fleet with Carrier Transicold’s telematics solution and vector thin-profile refrigeration units
Alliance Shippers enhances intermodal fleet with Carrier Transicold’s telematics solution and vector thin-profile refrigeration units

AJOT | June 01, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Transcontinental logistics and transportation service innovator Alliance Shippers Inc. is enhancing its refrigerated intermodal operations in North America with Carrier Transicold’s telematics solution and Vector™ thin-profile refrigeration units. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.

Shanghai braces for long road to recovery as lockdown ends
Shanghai braces for long road to recovery as lockdown ends

Bloomberg | June 01, 2022 | Intermodal | Road | Ports & Terminals

Shanghai faces weeks, if not months, of slow recovery until economic activity can fully bounce back from the crippling Covid lockdown that began in March.

Musk’s Boring Co. pitched Texas on tunnels for cars, people and water
Musk’s Boring Co. pitched Texas on tunnels for cars, people and water

Bloomberg | June 01, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Connections between major highways, a walkway and two groundwater projects were under consideration, documents show.

Green power: More than 1.5 Mio kilometers covered with electric vehicles
Green power: More than 1.5 Mio kilometers covered with electric vehicles

AJOT | June 01, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | Intermodal | Road

Federal Minister of Digital and Transport: „Urgently need to decarbonize road freight transport“ • Urban delivery fleet entirely electric until 2030 • Call to customers: Demand must pick up

Rail traffic for May and the week ending May 28, 2022

AJOT | June 01, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail

Port of Baltimore receives Federal funding to improve rail operations
Port of Baltimore receives Federal funding to improve rail operations

AJOT | June 01, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals

$15.6 million grant will upgrade Port’s intermodal capabilities and complement Howard Street Tunnel Project which will provide double stack rail

Nexxiot announces leading rail systems supplier Knorr-Bremse as a new client and strategic investor
Nexxiot announces leading rail systems supplier Knorr-Bremse as a new client and strategic investor

AJOT | May 31, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail

• Knorr-Bremse and existing shareholders led by QVIDTVM invest a combined CHF 76 million • Nexxiot’s solutions to help drive digitalization of market-leading rail supplier Knorr-Bremse’s systems and solutions by capturing real-time data and generating insights to drive forward digital products and services for the passenger and freight train markets

Supply-chain relief sparks feud over degree of softer US economy
Supply-chain relief sparks feud over degree of softer US economy

Bloomberg | May 31, 2022 | Intermodal | Ports & Terminals

Some supply strains in the US are easing, two years after a jump in demand started emptying shelves, snarling shipping and sowing the seeds of soaring inflation.

A guide to managing a fleet of trucks
A guide to managing a fleet of trucks

AJOT | May 31, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Whether this is your first time managing a fleet of trucks or you have been in the position for many years, there are always ways of improving your operations.

The race against food inflation starts on rusty Soviet railway lines
The race against food inflation starts on rusty Soviet railway lines

Bloomberg | May 31, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail

With ports blocked by Russia, getting grain out of Ukraine is a critical mission that’s forcing governments and companies to scour the map for new routes. 

To reduce traffic, this company wants cargo e-bikes to replace delivery vans
To reduce traffic, this company wants cargo e-bikes to replace delivery vans

Bloomberg | May 31, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

URB-E is betting that a lot of city trucks can be swapped with its less energy-intensive e-bikes that can haul 800 pounds.

Southeastern Freight Lines recognized as Transplace 2021 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year
Southeastern Freight Lines recognized as Transplace 2021 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year

AJOT | May 27, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Southeastern Freight Lines, a leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has been recognized as the Transplace 2021 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year.

InterGlobe Enterprises and UPS launch MOVIN - a new logistics brand built for India
InterGlobe Enterprises and UPS launch MOVIN - a new logistics brand built for India

AJOT | May 26, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

UPS today announced a joint venture to launch MOVIN, a new logistics brand to serve the needs and demands of the fast-paced Indian market. The name MOVIN is a combination of Movement and India.

St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2023 priority project list totals $3.8B
St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2023 priority project list totals $3.8B

AJOT | May 26, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Value of projects identified on recently released list to strengthen regional infrastructure soars by 38%

New partnership between KC and St. Louis regions supports improvements to I-70
New partnership between KC and St. Louis regions supports improvements to I-70

AJOT | May 26, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Newly signed Memorandum of Understanding to elevate awareness of economic, multimodal and efficiency impact of key interstate corridor

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