Comprehensive coverage of rail freight/intermodal transportation management including logistics, shippers, carriers, shipping rates, tariffs, costs and rail loads and volumes.
Posted 09/24 · 06:18 AM · LM Editorial
Railroad volumes returned to their recent trend of record-breaking volumes for the week ending September 18, with intermodal volumes on U.S. railways setting a new 2010 record along with containers hitting its highest level ever, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 09/20 · 09:03 AM · LM Editorial
Damco, the logistics arm of A.P. Moller-Maersk and one of the world’s “top 20” providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management solutions, has announced that Maersk Distribution Services Inc. (MDSI) will be integrated into Damco.
Posted 09/17 · 08:44 AM · LM Editorial
Unlike past weeks, there were no 2010 records set for railroad traffic for the week ending September 11, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 09/12 · 06:54 PM · LM Editorial
Atlantic Canada's largest city and the modern, bustling cargo facilities at the Port of Halifax will be the backdrop for the American Association of Port Authorities' 99th Annual Convention and Exhibition, Sept. 19-23, in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted 09/10 · 06:57 AM · LM Editorial
As has been the case in recent weeks, volumes for U.S. railroads continue to be record-breaking and the week ending September 4 was no exception, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 09/09 · 06:20 PM · LM Editorial
In a letter sent to shippers today, the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC), said several major ocean carriers will no longer be providing container chassis.
Posted 09/07 · 12:49 PM · LM Editorial
August rail carload totals were again a bit of a mixed bag, according to data published by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 09/03 · 08:52 AM · LM Editorial
Recent volumes for U.S. railroads continue to be record-breaking as evidenced by intermodal and carload volumes for the week ending August 28, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 08/31 · 10:04 AM · LM Editorial
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 37.6 percent in June 2010 compared to June 2009, increasing to $69.9 billion, according to data released by the United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
Posted 08/31 · 08:31 AM · LM Editorial
Every so often, it is good to take stock of what is going on in your world—and the world around you for that matter. With that in mind, now is a good time to assess what is happening in the world of freight transportation, supply chain, and logistics.