U.S. rail traffic is returning to normal after one of the coldest winters in recent memory, Bradley Thrasher, vice president and general manager of industrial products at the Union Pacific Railroad, told the Los Angeles Transportation Club April 15.
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11 Apr 2014
TUCSON, Ariz. — Intermodal service delays at Union Pacific Railway and CSX Transportation will end in roughly two to four weeks following a harsh winter that wrecked havoc on the railroads’ networks, rail representatives said at a conference on April 10.
23 Jan 2014
Union Pacific reported record net income of $1.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013, up 13 percent year-over-year, which helped fuel a best-ever full year profit of $4.4 billion...
12 Jan 2014
At a recent supply chain conference, Bradley S. Jacobs heard a “financially compelling” case for investing and doing business in his country from former Mexican President Felipe Calderón. “Mexico is positioning to chip into China’s status as one of our major trading partners,” said the chairman and CEO of XPO Logistics.
06 Jan 2014
Union Pacific Railroad recently began intermodal service between Laredo, Texas and Memphis, Tenn., providing shippers with better access to Mexico’s booming automotive and consumer goods manufacturing industries.
12 Nov 2013
U.S.-based major railroads’ profit growth surged back in the third quarter, as resilient pricing and increased operational efficiencies overcame a 2.8 percent drop in total volume hauled compared to the same period last year.
17 Oct 2013
Union Pacific today reported its profit in the third quarter of 2013 was $1.15 billion, increasing 10 percent year-over-year from $1.04 billion.
18 Sep 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report on the implementation of positive train control systems, which recommended that Congress...
17 Sep 2013
Although flooding in Colorado is winding down as heavy rains have begun subsiding, Mexico has declared a state of emergency after being battered by storms...
03 Sep 2013
Union Pacific has unveiled Arrowedge, a new employee-designed, pilot technology for fuel and locomotive emissions reductions on double-stack intermodal freight trains.
07 Aug 2013
U.S.-based major railroads’ total profit growth slowed dramatically in the second quarter, as Norfolk Southern Railway and Kansas City Southern Railway saw double-digit declines in earnings gains on a year-over-year basis.
18 Jul 2013
Union Pacific today reported profit in the second quarter of 2013 was $1.1 billion, compared with $1.0 billion in the same quarter last year.