Class I Railroads

News and analysis focused on shipping and Class I U.S. railroads such as CSX Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad and Kansas City Southern Railway.

 

Commentary

The Canadian intermodal network has been bulking up as if on steroids so far this year.

News & Analysis

16 Aug 2017
The new seven-day-a-week service was announced on Aug. 14 after a trial period with Hapag Lloyd.
14 Aug 2017
The new terminal, pulling in grain carloads from the western Canadian provinces and the US Midwest, will help alleviate equipment shortages for North American outbound moves.
03 Aug 2017
More than 80 percent of CSX shippers surveyed have experienced problems with the railroad’s service.
31 Jul 2017
Chicago-area draymen are charging shippers surcharges of $75 and even double that.
20 Jul 2017
Port officials told JOC.com they aim to use the new CSX Transportation double-stack rail service to win importers and exporters using ports in other states.
19 Jul 2017
The campaign to organize workers nationwide across different transportation modes will give the Teamsters more leverage and ultimately cost shippers more, a US labor expert told JOC.com.
12 Jul 2017
The Canadian intermodal network has been bulking up as if on steroids.
04 Jul 2017
“With the big ships now, speed and flexibility are as important as reliability of service,” Gary Fast, associate vice president of international transportation at Canadian Tire, told the JOC Canada Trade Forum in Toronto.
26 Jun 2017
The challenge with chassis shortages is that they are just as chronic and pervasive as they are nuanced.
23 Jun 2017
Rail tracks end long before e-commerce's last mile, but Amazon.com has many "touch points" at Union Pacific Railroad, Beth Whited says.