intermodal

Business, Logistics

Intermodal Volume Up 2% in First Quarter, IANA Reports

Nick Ut

Intermodal traffic rose 2% in the first quarter, largely stemming from container and trailer volumes, a signal that a rebound is underway from the doldrums of 2016.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017
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Illinois DOT Funds Freight Study for Will County Intermodal Transportation

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Will County will receive a $750,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation to create a comprehensive freight mobility study with a goal of making intermodal transportation safer and more efficient, officials said.

Susan DeMar Lafferty | The Daily Southtown (Tinley Park, Ill.)
February 21, 2017
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Rail Traffic Up as Turnaround Takes Hold

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Intermodal rail traffic grew slightly in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to reverse a 2.1% decline in total volume for 2016, according to the Intermodal Association of North America.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 13, 2017
Business, Logistics

Illinois Town Fights Proposed Intermodal Terminal

Ken James/Bloomberg News

In Illinois, Crete Township residents tried to convince Will County officials not to support an overpass, fearing it would pave the way for a proposed intermodal facility that they oppose.

Susan DeMar Lafferty | The Daily Southtown (Tinley Park, Ill.)
January 9, 2017
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Shipments Drop 1.6% in 2016; Downturn Ends 4 Years of Record Growth

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For the first time since 2009, the number of container and trailer units transported on intermodal rail fell on a year-over-year basis, according to 2016 totals from the Association of American Railroads.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 9, 2017
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Traffic Drops in 2016, First Annual Drop Since 2009

Tim Rue/Bloomberg News

After four consecutive years of record-breaking intermodal growth in the railroad industry, container and trailer traffic dropped 1.6% in 2016, according to data from the Association of American Railroads.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 4, 2017
Business, Logistics

Construction Begins on New Jersey Intermodal Terminal

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Construction has begun on an intermodal terminal at the Global Container Terminals in Bayonne, New Jersey, to connect on-site to CSX and Norfolk Southern railroads and to offer an alternative that could result in fewer containers being placed on trucks.

January 4, 2017
Business

Panama Canal Authority Gives First Look at Increased Cargo Following Expansion

Panama Canal Authority

The Panama Canal Authority has disclosed the first cargo statistics that outline the increased activity since the expanded waterway was opened, including 238 transits by Neopanamax vessels that were too large to make the trip in the past.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
October 31, 2016
Business, Logistics

Earnings Turmoil Deepens at Railroads as Trucks Poach Freight

Ken James/Bloomberg News

Railroads lost cargo to trucks in the third quarter, adding to a yearlong slide in profits as demand tumbled for coal, oil and metals.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
October 12, 2016
Business, Logistics

Tough Times for Intermodal as Freight Slows, Execs Say

IANA

HOUSTON — Intermodal businesses that have become accustomed to long-term growth likely are facing tougher times ahead in the form of a recession, changing freight patterns and other obstacles.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
September 26, 2016

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