Canadian Pacific believes there will be intermodal growth opportunities if a merger with Kansas City Southern is approved, but there are challenges to overcome to get shippers to use the new available lanes between Mexico, the US Midwest, and Eastern Canada.
15 Jan 2021
A chassis shortage has caused some containers to idle at BNSF’s ramp in St. Paul, Minnesota, an offshoot of the congestion in Chicago, but not as disruptive given the relative small rail volume in the Twin Cities.
29 Jun 2020
Bankrupt Comcar sells its dry-van and refrigerated trucking subsidiary to Canada’s largest transportation company, which is expanding its presence in the United States.
12 Jul 2019
Shippers “don’t need to panic” over two recent bankruptcies, an LTL expert says, but they do need to vet transportation providers more carefully, and look for signs of trouble before a bankruptcy.
30 Jan 2019
Several US ports, many in the Gulf, are expecting a surge in wind cargo during the next 24 months.
10 Jun 2015
BNSF Railway is aiming to regain domestic intermodal volume lost to Union Pacific Railroad by introducing more and faster expedited services connecting Chicago and St. Paul, Minnesota, to the Pacific Northwest.
07 Aug 2014
Inland 40-foot container capacity was at a premium in the United States in the first half of 2014, although space is becoming more available as the second half advances.
19 Sep 2013
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority’s board of commissioners today appointed Vanta E. Coda II as its new executive director, effective Oct. 1.
24 May 2013
Adolph Ojard, executive director of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority in Minnesota, will retire this year after serving in the role for the past decade.
28 Mar 2013
Valley Cartage will open its Supply Chain Logistics Service Center in Lake Elmo, Minn., in May.
22 Mar 2013
The 2013 shipping season at the Port of Duluth-Superior in Minnesota, on the western edge of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system, has kicked off.