Business, Equipment, Logistics

Intermodal Operators Expand in E-Commerce as Online Retailers Seek to Control Costs

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Intermodal rail and trucking companies are competing to meet the transportation needs of e-commerce businesses while adapting to how these new supply chains differ from those of traditional brick-and-mortar retailers.

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

Canadian Railroads’ Second-Quarter Earnings Rise

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Canada’s two major freight railroads reported higher second-quarter earnings from a year ago, recovering from challenging winter conditions last quarter.

Transport Topics
July 23, 2014
Business, Logistics

STB Pressures Two Railroads to Speed Fertilizer Shipments

BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway, the primary railroads in oil-rich North Dakota, last week came under federal pressure to accelerate fertilizer shipments to the region after delays on both lines slowed that freight as planting deadlines approach.

April 21, 2014