Business, Logistics

Infinity Transportation Logistics Is Now Infinity Intermodal

Infinity Transportation Logistics has changed its name to Infinity Intermodal, the company announced Feb. 19.

February 20, 2020
Business, Logistics

Mark-It Express Logistics Acquires Spirit Trucking

Mark-It Express Logistics Chicago-based Mark-It Express was founded in 2009 and offers intermodal trucking and freight brokerage services. (Dennis Jourdan Photography)

Mark-It Express Logistics is expanding operations with the acquisition of the operating assets of Spirit Trucking Co., the company announced Jan. 17.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 21, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Alliant Reconfigures $46.5 Million Freight Hub Project in Iowa

Iowa flag Iowa's state flag flies in front of wind turbines on Alliant Energy Corp. property in Iowa Falls. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Shifting market needs and ballooning costs led Alliant Energy Transportation to revamp a multimillion-dollar intermodal project on nearly 75 acres it owns, northwest of Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids.

Thomas Friestad | The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
January 16, 2020
Business, Logistics, TCA

New Intermodal Facility Planned Near Portland

Portland Containers at the Port of Portland. (Ty Wright/Bloomberg News)

PORTLAND — In about the same amount of time it takes for an office coffee break — 25 to 30 minutes, give or take — a semi-truck pulls into Northwest Container Services.

Alex Paul | Albany (Ore.) Democrat-Herald
November 19, 2019
Business, Logistics

IANA Honors BNSF’s Steve Branscum, CCM’s Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson and Kevin Lhotak Wilson (left) accepts the Silver Kingpin award from Lhotak. (IANA)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Steve Branscum, retired group vice president for BNSF Railway, and Mike Wilson, CEO of Consolidated Chassis Management, have received Silver Kingpin Awards from the Intermodal Association of North America during Intermodal Expo 2019 on Sept. 16.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 18, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Stakeholders Outline Arkansas Intermodal Project

Arkansas River Arkansas River by iStock

Barges carrying shipping containers on the Arkansas River from as far as Asia and Europe is the goal of a company associated with an intermodal port that the Western Arkansas Intermodal Authority is attempting to develop near Van Buren, Ark.

Thomas Saccente | Times Record (Fort Smith, Ark.)
July 15, 2019
Government, Business, TCA

Once Touted as an Economic Boon, W.Va. Intermodal Facility Faces Auction Block

Heartland Intermodal Gateway The first container arrives on site at the Heartland Intermodal Gateway, which opened in late December 2015. (West Virginia Public Port Authority)

Once touted as a key economic development tool for southwestern and central West Virginia, the $32 million Heartland Intermodal Gateway is likely to shut down this fall, and go on the auction block within a year, Transportation Secretary Byrd White said July 2.

Phil Kabler | The Charleston (W. Va.) Gazette
July 3, 2019
Business, Top 100

Many Carriers Enjoy 2018 Banner Year for Revenue Growth

Revenue breakdown for trucking sectors

It was a historically great year for trucking in 2018 with robust growth in revenue and better margins, but not all companies saw the benefits of a strong economy.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
June 24, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

New York Looking to Extend Port Authority to Buffalo

New York Port of New York and New Jersey (Getty Images)

Instead of unloading the containers at the New York port and putting them on trucks there, the idea is to unload the containers onto a train that would take them to Buffalo.

Jonathan D. Epstein | The Buffalo News, N.Y.
April 16, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Walmart Expands Private Fleet Delivery, Adds New Intermodal Service

Walmart Walmart Inc.

Walmart has begun expanding the scope and capabilities of its private fleet, taking over store distribution from dedicated contract carriers at facilities in Maine, Indiana and Ohio, while also adding a new intermodal service using a proprietary container design and company drivers to provide drayage service.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
February 27, 2019