Intermodal

Little Change in Overall Shipping Confidence

Little change occurred in the latest monthly Stifel Logistics Confidence Index. Slipping only 0.1 points from 57 in March to 56.9 this month, the overall index

DHL Expects Immunity in Price Fixing Investigation

Deutsche Post expects its DHL forwarding business to be granted immunity from prosecution and fines by Singapore antitrust authorities, who are investigating 11 companies for alleged price fixing,

West Coast is Key for Exporting Bigger Canada Crops

Canada needs to invest in shipping more grains and oilseeds off the West Coast as harvests get larger, to avoid the massive transportation backlogs that followed last year's record crops,

Ben3D Introduces ContainerTug 600S

Ben3D BV Naval Architecture introduce in collaboration with Oonincx Shipbuilding BV the innovative ContainerTug 600S. A strong, compact Dutch built workboat with

Evolution or Revolution? LNG and the Railroads

Electro-Motive Diesel, the world's largest diesel locomotive manufacturer, has taken delivery of the first of four specially designed liquefied natural gas (LNG)

Asia Airlines Hedging Big Part of Fuel Use

Top Asian airlines are hedging a substantial portion of their jet fuel usage this year, a Reuters survey showed, signaling they expect prices of the fuel to be

Oil Traffic may Delay US Fertilizer Shipments

Increasing use of railroads to ship crude oil could disrupt fertilizer cargo this spring as Midwest farmers prepare for planting, U.S. agriculture leaders warn,

Senate Calls for Reports into US Crude Export Ban

Senate energy committee leaders on Friday asked the Department of Energy to prepare reports examining issues relating to the country's ban on exporting crude amid record oil and gas production.

Phillips 66 Now Exporting US Oil to Canada

Phillips 66 joined a long list of companies exporting U.S. oil to Canada after it secured a license to do so last year, the company said late on Thursday. The

Canada Grain Handlers to Expand, Crops Overwhelm System

Three Canadian grain handlers said this week that they will expand facilities to handle the country's crops, after a record-smashing harvest overwhelmed the transportation system.

Greencarrier Opens Office in Belarus

Greencarrier Freight Services, one of the Nordic region’s largest privately owned global transport companies, has opened an office in Minsk, Belarus. The company

US Urges Rail Sector to Agree on Safer Tank Car

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Wednesday asked oil-by-rail leaders to create a tank car fit to carry the kinds of fuel involved in recent fiery derailments

Cargill Earnings Hit by Commodity Market Disruptions

Cargill Inc said on Tuesday its quarterly earnings fell 28 percent, making it one of the largest companies yet to demonstrate how big commodity market disruptions this year have hurt its bottom line.

Canpotex Reaches Agreement with Indian Customers

Canpotex Limited announced it has agreed to an annual contract with its government and private sector partners in India to supply approximately 1 million metric

GE Says No Room to Buy Ansaldo STS

U.S. conglomerate General Electric Co does not see room for a deal to buy rail signalling firm Ansaldo STS from Italian defence group Finmeccanica, GE Europe President

Canada Can Move Faster than U.S. on Oil Rail Cars

Canada has the ability to move faster than the United States in eliminating older oil tanker rail cars that are more dangerous in accidents, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said on Friday.

Infrastructure Investments Strengthen Soybean Supply Chain

Transportation plays a crucial role in the soybean supply chain. With access to multiple transportation modes, Illinois soybean farmers enjoy significant advantages

Navis N4, Kalmar SmartPort Chosen for Paraguayan Ports

Kalmar and Navis, both part of Cargotec, revealed at 'Intermodal South America' that Puerto Caacupe-mi in Paraguay has chosen Navis’ N4 terminal operating system

SC Ports Welcomes New Coffee Warehouse

Today Dupuy Storage and Forwarding, LLC opens its newest coffee warehouse and handling facility in North Charleston to serve the rising levels of imported coffee beans through the SC Ports Authority.

APL Logistics Named Carrier of the Year by Barilla Pasta

APL Logistics of Scottsdale, Arizona, provides over the road trucking and intermodal services for Barilla in the U.S.  They explain that they achieved perfect scores

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