Railroad Shipping

By Jeff Berman · October 3, 2017
Four of the nation’s foremost experts in the market help shippers better understand the current state of the nation’s ever-complex and competitive rail and intermodal network.
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By LM Staff · October 19, 2017
In this webinar our panel will discuss the new service challenges facing rail/intermodal providers and offer practical advice for how shippers can keep efficiency high and costs down.
By Jeff Berman · October 12, 2017
A 2007 lawsuit that cited Class I railroads­- Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp., CSX Corp., Norfolk Southern Corp., and Union Pacific Corp- collaborated to fix fuel surcharges was denied class certification, due to what United States District Judge Paul L. Friedman called a failure to “establish that questions of law or fact common to class members predominate over any questions affecting only individual members.”
By LM Staff · September 29, 2017
U.S. carloads were down 2% annually to 263,200, and intermodal containers and trailers headed up 5.1% to 285,004, which set a new weekly record.
By LM Staff · July 21, 2017
Carloads headed up 0.3 percent to 262,869, and intermodal units saw a 7.4 percent annual gain to 277,136.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2017
United States rail carload and intermodal volumes reached the halfway point of 2017 in decent shape on the volume front, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By LM Staff · June 30, 2017
Rail carloads rose 2.3 percent compared to the same week a year ago at 263,504, and intermodal container and trailer volume increased 4.9% to 281,190.
By Jeff Berman · June 8, 2017
Entitled the “Rail Shipper Fairness Act,” the legislation is geared towards challenges rail shippers face along the lines of a need to reduce costs and improving rail service.
By LM Staff · June 2, 2017
Rail carloads increased 8% at 266,564, and intermodal container and trailer volume increased 5.4% to 281,359.
By LM Staff · May 26, 2017
Rail carloads rose 6.4%to 260,115, and intermodal container and trailer volume increased 4.6% annually to 274,807.
By LM Staff · May 5, 2017
Carloads saw an 8.4 percent, or 78,949 carloads, annual gain to 1,023,300, and intermodal containers and trailers rose 2.3 percent, or 23,448 units, compared to April 2016.
By Jeff Berman · April 5, 2017
These proposed rules, said the STB, implement Section 11 of the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015, which required the STB to consider how procedures for expediting court litigation might be applied to rate cases.
By Jeff Berman · March 28, 2017
The Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) and GMéxico Transportes S.A. de C.V.(GMXT), the transportation unit of Mexico City, Mexico-based miner Grupo Mexico, announced that they have entered into an agreement in which GMXT will acquire FEC in an all-cash transaction, which is expected to close subject to satisfaction of closing conditions.
By Jeff Berman · March 6, 2017
Carloads were up 6.7 percent, or 65,141, to 1,044,040, and intermodal containers and trailers in February at 1,068,439, rose 1.8 percent, or 19,350 units, compared to February 2016.
By LM Staff · February 24, 2017
Carloads increased 7.6 percent annually to 263,620, and intermodal containers and trailers saw a 6 percent annual increase to 267,503.

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