Comprehensive coverage of rail freight/intermodal transportation management including logistics, shippers, carriers, shipping rates, tariffs, costs and rail loads and volumes.
Posted 06/25 · 12:33 PM · LM Editorial
Last week, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Jack Holmes, president of UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of UPS at the 10th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit, which was held in Chicago. Holmes provided an in-depth look at the LTL sector and how LTL’s and shippers should—and could—work well together, among other topics.
Posted 06/22 · 09:32 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 287,036—was down 2.5 percent annually, and intermodal was up 5.2 percent at 249,975 trailers and containers.
Posted 06/19 · 06:01 AM · LM Editorial
In a recently completed survey that the American Association of Port Authorities initiated, U.S. seaport agencies and their private-sector partners plan to invest a combined $46 billion over the next five years in wide-ranging capital improvements to their marine operations and other port properties
Posted 06/15 · 09:33 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume was down 1.7 percent compared to the same week last year and intermodal volumes were up 3.8 percent.
Posted 06/13 · 03:53 PM · LM Editorial
Proponents of intermodal transportation often point to fuel savings as a significant benefit of leveraging intermodal for moving freight.
Posted 06/11 · 01:18 PM · LM Editorial
The relationship between Schneider and CSX goes back to 2008, when CSX became Schneider’s primary Eastern rail provider.
Posted 06/08 · 11:35 AM · LM Editorial
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that carload and intermodal volumes were mixed in May, continuing an uneven trend of growth on the tracks.
Posted 06/04 · 12:04 PM · LM Editorial
A railroad expert provides guidance on things rail shippers should be in the know on.
Posted 06/01 · 11:49 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume at 291,381 was up 1.3 percent compared to the same week last year, and intermodal at 244,726 trailers and containers was up 4.3 percent annually
Posted 05/25 · 11:18 AM · LM Editorial
In a gesture that may be without precedent, MOL (America) Inc. today announced that it has begun public disclosure of its ratio of U.S. to Asia export cargo that misses vessel connections due to rail errors