Rail & Intermodal

Rail & Intermodal

News & Analysis

07 Aug 2020
While Indian rail operators have a long way to go to sufficiently meet the bargains BCOs are seeking to permanently migrate away from their traditional mode of transport, those gaps seem to be narrowing.
22 May 2017
New rail service launched between Shenzhen and Minsk to cover growing trade between the two cities.
22 May 2017
Nippon Express wants to capitalize on the growing demand for such services.
18 May 2017
RZD is introducing new rail services between China and Europe via Mongolia.
16 May 2017
The railway said it will do everything in its power to minimize impact to customers.
16 May 2017
Outdated and poorly maintained rolling stock is causing Russia’s containerized rail system to operate below capacity.
15 May 2017
North American railways and trucking companies are in a bare-knuckle, low-margin fight for domestic intermodal cargo.
12 May 2017
The ban follows a recent gas spill from one of the containers stored at the Tughlakabad Inland Container Depot near Delhi.
09 May 2017
A free container database shows how the sharing of electronic information can help the supply chain from BCOs to marine terminals.
09 May 2017
The company, which launched in 2015 by De Boomgroep, has experienced strong growth in recent months.
09 May 2017
Backhaul cargo volume is rising sharply on the Europe to China rail route, and forwarders are unveiling new services to handle the strong demand.
05 May 2017
APM Terminals, the Maersk Group’s port arm, has completed the sale of Pentalver.
05 May 2017
The $14.6 billion 3PL closed $716 million in new business in the quarter, including major logistics and intermodal deals.
05 May 2017
The family-owned forwarder said the new Wuhan-Hamburg service would create greater stability for handling worldwide supply chains.
04 May 2017
Currently, westbound trains can only be single-stacked because of the height limitations of the 121-year-old, 1.7-mile long Howard Street Tunnel.
03 May 2017
Deregulating Russian rail transshipment rates would close the gap between ocean and rail pricing.
03 May 2017
A major shift of cargo away from trucks that are clogging the port’s congested approach roads is imperative to alleviating harbor congestion.
01 May 2017
The addition of seven feet and four additional pallet locations to the container means a 13 percent payload increase.
28 Apr 2017
Kansas City Southern is positioning its Mexican network as an alternative export route for plastic resins.
28 Apr 2017
“He isn’t focused on intermodal.”
26 Apr 2017
Geographically, the region is easily accessible to the US East and West coasts and offers interline connectivity for eastern and western railways while bypassing infamous Chicago congestion.
24 Apr 2017
Kansas City Southern de Mexico is rejecting a Mexican government report alleging that there is little competition between the railroad and two others.
24 Apr 2017
Indore is one of four rail-linked inland locations Allcargo operates in the country.
19 Apr 2017
The digital innovation “will give rise to a new generation of freight trains.”
17 Apr 2017
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.
12 Apr 2017
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.
11 Apr 2017
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.
07 Apr 2017
City officials move forward with a concession agreement that port businesses oppose.
05 Apr 2017
Converting cargo from road to rail, aimed at easing chronic congestion at Chennai Port, continues to be a struggle.
03 Apr 2017
Proposed Canadian legislation would allow EU-based carriers to reposition empty containers between domestic ports.
30 Mar 2017
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.
30 Mar 2017
Singamas has reported a full orderbook for the first quarter as carriers and container lessors try to avoid any shortages in boxes.
28 Mar 2017
Regional shippers can pay considerably less than having their goods trucked to the rail hub of Chicago.
28 Mar 2017
Climate change will mean shifting sourcing patterns, which will be a big challenge facing the cold supply chain, says Girish Nair, CN's director of multimodal innovation. 
28 Mar 2017
The acquisition, announced Tuesday, must still pass muster with regulators in the United States and Mexico.
CN Keith Reardson at TPM 2017
28 Mar 2017
CN reinvests approximately 20 percent of its revenue back in to its physical infrastructure, Vice President of Intermodal Keith Reardon said at TPM 2017.