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Schneider expands bulk intermodal service

GREEN BAY, Wis.-- Following "overwhelming" arketplace response to its bulk intermodal service  in the first six months of 2014, Schneider has announced an expansion to its Bulk Intermodal service. Trailer load volumes increased 75 percent...
Jul 25, 2014 10:56PM


FTR shippers conditions index remains in low territory

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.-- FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) for May remained basically unchanged from the previous month, said a report. A current reading of -7.5 reflects a continuing tight capacity situation with utilization rates...
Jul 25, 2014 10:15PM


Truxpo trucking and logistics show to feature Michael "Pinball" Clemons

ABBOTSFORD, B.C.-- TRUXPO, Western Canada’s largest trucking and logistics show, is presented in partnership with the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) and takes place September 19-20, 2014 at TRADEX in Abbotsford.
Jul 25, 2014 10:00PM


BTS releases May 2014 North American freight numbers

WASHINGTON, D.C.--US-NAFTA trade totaled $103.9 billion in May 2014 as four of five transportation modes-vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks-carried more US-NAFTA trade than in May 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today...
Jul 25, 2014 9:52PM


TransForce signs agreement to acquire Contrans Group Inc.

MONTREAL, Que. and WOODSTOCK, Ont.--TransForce Inc. and Contrans Group Inc. have entered into a support agreement for the acquisition by TransForce, for $14.60 in cash per share, of all of the issued and outstanding Class A subordinate voting...
Jul 25, 2014 9:45PM


Repairs begin on re-floated bulk carrier in Prince Rupert

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C.-- The bulk carrier Amakusa Island, which has been at anchor since it was re-floated following a grounding on Monday, July 14th, will travel today to Prince Rupert’s inner harbour for repairs. The 228-metre vessel will...
Jul 24, 2014 8:42AM


American Petroleum Institute rebuts speculation about the characteristics of Bakken crude

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The American Petroleum Institute has rebutted speculation by the Department of Transportation about the characteristics of crude oil from the Bakken.
Jul 23, 2014 3:47PM


US DOT proposes comprehensive rulemaking for safe crude transport, flammable materials

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The US Department of Transportation has released the details of its comprehensive rulemaking proposal to improve the safe transportation of large quantities of flammable materials by rail - particularly crude oil and ethanol -...
Jul 23, 2014 3:32PM


INTTRA announces June's top carriers in ocean shipping information quality

PARSIPPANY, NJ--  INTTRA, themulti-carrier e-commerce network for ocean shipping, has announced the June 2014 results of its Ocean Shipping Information Quality program, revealing insights into the quality of carrier data provided by the...
Jul 23, 2014 3:26PM


UTi Worldwide creates new Asia Pacific management role

LONG BEACH, CA--UTi Worldwide Inc. recently named Naran Andreyev  Senior Manager, Trade Services for UTi's Asia-Pacific region in this newly created role in support of customs compliance.
Jul 23, 2014 10:27AM


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