Safety
Business, Safety

Intermodal Traffic Falls Again

Port of Tacoma

Rail and intermodal traffic declined last week compared with a year earlier, continuing a trend over the past month, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

Transport Topics
April 12, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Exec Downplays Rail Takeovers

Norfolk Southern Corp. Chief Executive Officer Charles “Wick” Moorman told the Surface Transportation Board that buyout firms probably will not try to acquire major U.S. railroads because of opposition by rail management, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
April 12, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

FMCSA’s New-Carrier Program Criticized

By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter

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April 11, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

IANA, Ocean Carriers Hit Proposed Rule on Safety of Intermodal Chassis

By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter

April 11, 2007
Business, Safety, Autonomous

Letters to the Editor: Maintenance Issues; Heavier Trucks

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Maintenance Issues

April 11, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Saddle Creek Names President

Transportation and warehousing firm Saddle Creek Corp. said Tuesday that Bruce Abels is retiring as the company’s president effective July 1, and will be replaced by Cliff Otto.

Transport Topics
April 10, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

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April 9, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Stricter Emission Rules Raise Costs, Freight, Shipping Executives Say

By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter

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April 9, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Pacer Sets Debt-Removal Plan

Transportation and third-party logistics firm Pacer International said Monday it has successfully completed the refinancing of its existing long-term debt.

Transport Topics
April 9, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Greenhouse Ruling Could Raise Costs

The Supreme Court’s ruling that the EPA must reconsider its position to leave “greenhouse gas” emissions from motor vehicles unregulated could lead to increased costs for trucking companies.

April 9, 2007

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