Intermodal

By Jeff Berman · February 4, 2014
Following a cancellation last fall due to the federal government shutdown, the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) said this week it has rescheduled its public hearing “Petition for rulemaking to adopt revised competitive switching rules to March 25-26 at its Washington, D.C. headquarters.
By LM Staff · January 31, 2014
Carloads—at 280,761—were up 5.6 percent, and intermodal—at 245,883—was up 3 percent.
By LM Staff · January 17, 2014
Carloads—at 256,849—were down 8.2 percent annually, and intermodal—at 235,987 trailers and containers—was down 6.7 percent.
By Jeff Berman · January 16, 2014
CSX reported fourth quarter earnings of $426 million-or $0.42 per share-which was down 5.2 percent annually, with quarterly operating income of $3.032 billion was up 5 percent annually.
By Jeff Berman · January 13, 2014
Carload volume—at 14,608,403 million—was down 0.5 percent compared to 2012, and intermodal volumes reached an all-time high at 12,831,692 trailers and containers, which topped 2012’s 12,282,221 by 4.6 percent annually.
By Jeff Berman · January 8, 2014
UP said this service will focus on growing transportation needs for the automotive manufacturing and intermodal markets, as the automotive industry continues to rebound and shift production to North America.
By Jeff Berman · January 7, 2014
Company officials said that this investment will help Schneider to deliver what it called “truck-like” intermodal service and also provide consistent access to lightweight, quality chassis when and where shippers need them, which it said has been an ongoing issued in the intermodal sector.
By Jeff Berman · January 6, 2014
XPO Logistics said today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dublin, Ohio-based Pacer International, a freight transportation and logistics services provider and the third largest provider of intermodal services in North America.
By LM Staff · January 3, 2014
Carloads—at 230,293—were up 8.1 percent annually, and intermodal—at 172,396 trailers and containers—was up 10.6 percent.
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With the exception of parcel, freight transportation rates will only make incremental gains in 2014. However, our top market analysts tell us that controlling total landed costs by using a variety of modes is now imperative.
By LM Staff · December 13, 2013
Carloads—at 279,213—were off 4.4 percent annually, and intermodal—at 262,765 trailers and containers—was up 9.4 percent.
By Jeff Berman · December 6, 2013
Carloads—at 1,145,353—were up 1.3 percent, and intermodal—at 1,007,549 trailers and containers—was up 7.8 percent.
By Patrick Burnson · November 25, 2013
A student team fielded by the University of North Texas (UNT) won the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) third annual Intermodal Challenge, earning national recognition for their university through IANA’s growing young professionals development program.
By LM Staff · November 15, 2013
Carload volume—at 297,581—was up 4.9 percent annually, and intermodal—at 265,259 trailers and containers—was up 6.3 percent.
By Jeff Berman · November 8, 2013
October carloads—at 1,443,609—were up 1.5 percent—or 21,059 carloads— annually, and intermodal volumes were impressive, rising 6.8 percent (or 84,120 units) to 1,317,601 containers and trailers.

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