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Norfolk Southern - Intermodal News - Feb 18th, 2020
- 10/15 - REMINDER - Selected Chicago Services Shift from 47 St & Landers to Calumet Effective October 21, 2013
As previously announced, effective October 21, 2013, Norfolk Southern will shift the Chicago-area terminal for eastbound train 20R and westbound train 25V from 47th St. to NS’s terminal at Calumet. As a result, selected services will originate or terminate at Calumet, enhancing train service and ter...
- 10/02 - Selected Chicago Services Shift from 47th St. & Landers to Calumet Effective October 21, 2013
Chicago-Charlotte International Service Improves to 2nd PM Effective October 21, 2013, Norfolk Southern will shift the Chicago-area terminal for eastbound train 20R and westbound train 25V from 47th St. to NS’s terminal at Calumet. As a result, selected services will originate or terminate at Calum...
- 09/09 - REMINDER Deliver-by Becomes Required Information on NS Local Domestic Shipments Effective 9/15/13
On September 15, 2013, "Deliver-by" will be added to the list of required information on shipping instructions for all IMC and Truckload customers (i.e., full-truckload shipments) in EMP, private domestic containers, and private trailers moving in local service via NS Intermodal. Deliver-by is the ...
JOC - International Trade News - Feb 18th, 2020
JOC - Economy Watch - Feb 18th, 2020
JOC - Maritime News - Container Lines - Feb 18th, 2020
JOC - Port News - Feb 18th, 2020
- US ports push multimodal national freight plan
- Despite Trade Tensions Nansha continues to impress
Nansha achieved another record year moving 16.7 million Teus up 7.2% vs 2018Guangzhou Port Group continues to show significant growth, up 5.9% vs 2018 generating 23.8 million TEUS. Their deep water port Nansha, contributed approximately 75% of that volume despite trade tensions during the year. Volumes continue to grow taking...
- TPM: The largest shipping conference in the world
Journal of Commerce - Feb 18th, 2020
- US truck tonnage rising, but still depressed
[caption caption="Truck tonnage was up 0.8 percent year over year in January, the ATA said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Softness in manufacturing and high inventories continue to weigh on truck freight tonnage, which despite recent monthly gains is still below its July 2019 peak, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). The...
- Rising insurance costs spur trucking acquisitions
[caption caption="AMX’s acquisition strategy aims to diversify the carrier’s business. Photo credit: Alabama Motor Express."][/caption]The trucking market may be soft, but there are still opportunities for growth, especially for mid-sized carriers such as Alabama Motor Express (AMX). The Ashford, Alabama-based truckload carrier recently acquired Powell Transport Solutions, a smaller trucking...
- Chinese trucking slowly resumes amid coronavirus outbreak
[caption caption="Hacis, the cross-border trucking company owned by Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals, said none of its services have been suspended so far and the only disruption to normal operations was the extension of the Chinese New Year holiday. Photo credit: Hacis."][/caption]Trucking and depot businesses in China are showing a...