Illinois

Illinois

11 Aug 2015
Hub Group’s President and Chief Operating Officer Mark Yeager has resigned from his post, a move one analyst called a “surprising and abrupt” departure from the Chicago area-based intermodal rail provider.
06 Aug 2015
Intermodal shippers using Kansas City Southern Railway can expect improve after train speeds slowed during recent track work, and a surge of coal and crude oil volumes hit the network.
22 Jul 2015
Hub Group said the intermodal rail service of its two major partners, Union Pacific Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railway, is improving, albeit not fully recovered, delivering a better financial performance than the prior quarter.
10 Jun 2015
BNSF Railway is aiming to regain domestic intermodal volume lost to Union Pacific Railroad by introducing more and faster expedited services connecting Chicago and St. Paul, Minnesota, to the Pacific Northwest.
15 May 2015
The Teamsters union lost a representation election at FedEx Freight's Chicago Heights, Illinois, terminal, the latest setback in the union's effort to organize the largest U.S. less-than-truckload carrier. So far, the Teamsters have organized four FedEx Freight terminals.
05 May 2015
Freighter operator Cargolux has launched a new twice-weekly air service between Chicago and Zhengzhou, China.
02 Apr 2015
Air cargo shippers using Chicago O’Hare International Airport are experiencing delays because of major road construction around the hub and inconsistent service from third-party handlers. A surge of cargo from shippers unwilling to brave West Coast port congestion isn’t helping.
11 Mar 2015
After a banner year for freight and an unexpected tax revenue boost, U.S. inland waterways could see shovels in the ground on a list of long-overdue projects in the coming year, helping shippers move their commodities more efficiently.
Chicago business
27 Feb 2015
A broad measure of business activity for the Chicago are plunged in February with much of the blame being laid at the door of the West Coast port labor standoff.
19 Jan 2015
Trucking companies serving a major intermodal complex in the Chicago area face longer trips after the Illinois Commerce Commission ruled that a key route must be shut down to commercial traffic because of safety concerns, according to various reports.