Senior editor Mark Szakonyi, based in Washington, D.C., covers railroads, U.S. transportation and trade policy, sourcing and ocean shipping.

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After seeing “substandard” intermodal rail service cut its container utilization in the second quarter, the Hub Group expects gradual service improvement from its main partners...

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CP intermodal train
Canadian Pacific Railway said it will likely increase domestic intermodal volume on a double-digit basis over the next couple years after seeing 53-foot container volume rocket 18 percent year-over-...
CSX
CSX Transportation said service, encompassing both intermodal and carload services, has normalized after a surge of freight but admitted it is working to restore service to a “level customers have...
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J.B. Hunt Transport Services
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Kansas City Southern
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International intermodal volume jumped 9.6 percent year-over-year in the second quarter.
The pace of North American intermodal volume growth in the second quarter more than tripled from the prior quarter...
Port of Long Beach stacktrains
Six months after the most disruptive winter for North American supply chain interests in recent memory, the upcoming summer-fall period is shaping up as the intermodal peak season of shipper...
MSC vessel
How much market share Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. would control through the 10-year vessel sharing agreement they announced on July 10 will largely determine whether the pact meets a...
A shortcut to a major intermodal complex in the Chicago area should be accessible to truckers until at least the autumn of 2015 now that a trial concerning a repealed ban isn’t expected until then.
Less than five miles from the U.S. Capitol, southwest Washington, D.C., residents are waging a fierce fight against CSX Transportation’s plans to rebuild and expand a tunnel to allow the double...