Canadian National has bowed out of its pursuit of Kansas City Southern, two weeks after US regulators threw up a major roadblock to a proposed deal, clearing the way for Canadian Pacific to apply for regulatory approval for its deal with the US-Mexico railroad.
Minister Raitt meets with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities on improving railway transportation
CN extends EcoConnexions From the Ground Up program for three more years to green public properties across Canada
07 Sep 2021
The addition of Halifax reflects MSC’s bullish assessment of India’s export outlook, with elevated sourcing from North American markets being a major contributing factor to a stronger-than-expected volume rebound.
03 Sep 2021
Rather than adding terminals, XPO says it is deploying technology to better utilize existing space in its trailers and speed trucks, effectively expanding the capacity it can offer customers.
01 Sep 2021
Canadian Pacific CEO Keith Creel, in a new hardline stance, said his company has been patient long enough with Kansas City Southern and will walk away on Sept. 13 unless it has a deal in place.
31 Aug 2021
The US Surface Transportation Board has rejected Canadian National Railway’s use of a voting trust to acquire Kansas City Southern, setting up a difficult choice for KCS and its shareholders to either stick with CN or re-engage Canadian Pacific Railway in a deal.
12 Aug 2021
By transloading railed goods from ocean containers into domestic containers at Ashcroft inland port, Canadian Tire aims to take greater control of its import flows through the Port of Vancouver.
12 Jul 2021
The only way to really grow intermodal is to convert freight from highway to rail, which will only happen when the industry puts forth a compelling combination of reliable, reasonably fast service with economic savings versus truck.
01 Jul 2021
Amid multimodal capacity shortages, Norfolk Southern is increasing daily accessorial charges on shippers who hold onto its 53-foot domestic EMP and TMX containers, hoping to speed turns for containers and chassis and maintain capacity that is under pressure.
08 Jun 2021
As the US economy reopens, more states are speeding up the permitting process for oversize/overweight flatbed loads, as cargo diversion complicates routing.
28 May 2021
As container vessels and freight clog major ports, oversized and overweight project cargo is being rerouted coast to coast, driving up ocean shipping and inland transportation costs.
24 May 2021
Besides allowing a single-network rail service through Canada, Mexico, and the US, KCS merging with either CN or CP would provide new import and exporter options for US Midwest shippers.
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