Rail & Intermodal
The digital innovation “will give rise to a new generation of freight trains.”
J.B. Hunt’s less optimistic outlook could be an early indicator of what to expect from Class I railroads and trucking companies’ first-quarter earnings to be released over the next several weeks.
China-Europe containerized rail has evolved from a niche option with infrequent service and a small network to one attracting suppliers and second-tier companies with more and faster services to a wider array of destinations.
The fire at MRS Logistica’s Station of Light caused severe damage to several buildings and disrupted services to the busiest container port in Brazil.
City officials move forward with a concession agreement that port businesses oppose.
Converting cargo from road to rail, aimed at easing chronic congestion at Chennai Port, continues to be a struggle.
Proposed Canadian legislation would allow EU-based carriers to reposition empty containers between domestic ports.
A Mexican government report alleging a lack of competition among the country’s top three rail operators may be the first test of a new railroad regulatory agency created last year.
Singamas has reported a full orderbook for the first quarter as carriers and container lessors try to avoid any shortages in boxes.
Regional shippers can pay considerably less than having their goods trucked to the rail hub of Chicago.