Kansas City Southern de Mexico is rejecting a Mexican government report alleging that there is little competition between the railroad and two others.

UPS's Mark Modesti believes smaller shippers increasingly are drawing near an "inflection" point when it comes to adding technology and changing processes to control inventory. They need to get past that point to survive and grow.

The bill passed the Senate on a 26-to-5 vote, and has cleared the House Transportation Committee.

The total value of the deal amounts to 1.1 billion euros.

Spot rates in eastbound Pacific basically flat last week.

Indore is one of four rail-linked inland locations Allcargo operates in the country.

Traffic at the port has doubled in five years.

The upside is that spot freight rates likely will stabilize.

The sold numbers come as other China government data indicates an improved trade and general economic environment.

Given the nexus of polar opposites along the technology spectrum, the outcome is uncertain at best.