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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A global logistics hub envisioned for Oakland's decommissioned army base takes a big step forward beginning today. The Port of Oakland and Union Pacific Railroad start construction to link the site with UP’s main line.
Posted on 01/21 at 01:28 PM
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Friday, August 08, 2014

United States Class I carloads were up 86,792 carloads–or 6.3 percent annually–at 1,471,811 in July, and intermodal volume was up 5.5 percent annually––or 67,524 units––at 1,286,160 containers and trailers for the highest July on the intermodal side ever recorded.
Posted on 08/08 at 09:49 AM

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

In a move geared toward expanding its global forwarding services and provide shippers with more options, UPS recently announced that it has added a Full Container Load (FCL) rail offering to its China-to-Europe services portfolio.
Posted on 07/08 at 09:03 AM
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Tuesday, February 04, 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.
Posted on 02/04 at 10:45 PM

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Class I railroad carrier CSX today reported second quarter net earnings of $535 million and $0.52 per share, which was up four percent annually and beat Wall Street estimates of $0.47 per share.
Posted on 07/17 at 01:57 PM

Thursday, April 11, 2013

As the Chairman of NASSTRAC’s Advocacy Committee, in concerns me when a shipper asks the following: “Why should I get informed, engaged and involved in what is happening in the transportation industry?”
Posted on 04/11 at 12:26 PM

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

A slow growing economy and the staving off of a potential east and gulf coast ports strike translated into mixed shipment and expenditure results in October, according to the October edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
Posted on 11/06 at 10:38 AM
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Friday, October 26, 2012

Carload volume—at 288,791—was down 4.4 percent annually, and intermodal volumes—at 253,883 trailers and containers—were up 3.5 percent annually.
Posted on 10/26 at 08:03 AM

Friday, September 14, 2012

Carload volume—at 272,301—was down 2.3 percent annually , and intermodal volumes—at 214,517 trailers and containers—were up 3.1 percent.
Posted on 09/14 at 06:37 AM
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Monday, July 09, 2012

A Bloomberg report states that the four U.S.-based Class I railroads have asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse the ruling, explaining that it could lead to a cumulative $10 billion or more in potential damages.
Posted on 07/09 at 09:13 AM
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