Rail & Intermodal

Regional shippers can pay considerably less than having their goods trucked to the rail hub of Chicago.

Climate change will mean shifting sourcing patterns, which will be a big challenge facing the cold supply chain, says Girish Nair, CN's director of multimodal innovation. 

The acquisition, announced Tuesday, must still pass muster with regulators in both the US and Mexico.

CN Keith Reardson at TPM 2017

CN reinvests approximately 20 percent of its revenue back in to its physical infrastructure, Vice President of Intermodal Keith Reardon said at TPM 2017. 

A decline in production numbers and China regulations on paint look set to limit the availability of containers, which could spell trouble when demand picks up in peak periods.

Road from Southeast Asia to China and rail on to Poland — another service option as the overland route between Asia and Europe grows in popularity.

China-Europe rail is appearing as a regular service offered by forwarders as BCOs begin including the overland route in their requests for quotations.

Russian antitrust authorities raided offices and seized documents Wednesday.

Cass truckload and intermodal data reflect importance of fuel in pricing and rising demand.

India wants to switch from a point-to-point transportation system to a hub-and-spoke model.