German port operator Eurogate has acquired a 16.67 percent interest in Contrail Logistica, a Brazilian provider of intermodal transport solutions in the hinterland of Santos.
News & Analysis
30 Sep 2015
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container handler, is increasing intermodal train deployments and rolling out more proactive measures in an effort to alleviate the backlog of containerized freight built up during the past few weeks.
22 Sep 2015
On Aug. 27, Reynolds Hutchins, JOC.com associate editor, discussed what’s been done and what still needs to be done in the intermodal sector with industry experts. What follows is part 2 of the JOC.com roundtable discussion.
20 Sep 2015
U.S. intermodal volume has slowed down from the 4.8 percent clip seen last year, raising questions not just on the outlook for 2015 and beyond, but also how much of the recent slowdown is due to less-than-stellar service. With Ieaders of the Intermodal Association of North America, Reynolds Hutchins, JOC.com associate editor, discussed how the intermodal sector is still on track for steady growth and how the network responded to West Coast congestion
17 Sep 2015
U.S. shippers say they are having a harder time shifting freight from the roads to intermodal rail, but those that have already done so say they are sticking with rail service.
16 Sep 2015
The Hub Group has tapped a consultant to its board of directors and a former executives who has filled multiple roles as president and COO, replacing Mark Yeager who abruptly left both positions in August.
15 Sep 2015
Certain shippers tapping southbound U.S.-Mexico intermodal services offered by Schneider National won’t have to wait on protracted clearance processes at the border, thanks to new streamlined customs processes announced Tuesday.
14 Sep 2015
CSX Transportation’s newest terminal outside Montreal is allowing transportation providers such as Schneider l to offer intermodal shippers more direct connections between Canada and the U.S.
14 Sep 2015
The addition of some over-the-road capacity is tempering contract rate hikes, Avondale Partners says. Low spot market truck rates and fuel prices may be helping, too.
12 Sep 2015
The volume of U.S. freight handled by brokers increased 7.6 percent from a year ago in the second quarter, as brokers diversified services.