October 2017

CN and Norfolk Southern joint interline service reducing transcontinental transit times by up to 48 hours

Canadian National Railroad (CN) and Norfolk Southern (NS) announced on October 27 that a new joint interline service initiative is reducing transit times by one to two days for carload traffic between Western Canada and NS destinations in the Eastern United States. This seamless interline service, established in August, allows freight to bypass traditional interchange points in Chicago, in favor of using the most efficient existing CN and NS routes. The service has reduced transit times ... [+]

Crowley, Air Menzies International partner to benefit customers

Crowley Logistics has formed a new reciprocal service partnership with Air Menzies International (AMI), the world’s leading trade-only airfreight wholesaler, that will enhance both companies’ offerings to their respective customers. Under this new agreement, the CrowleyFresh facility in Medley, Fla., will become the centralized consolidation facility for AMI's Miami Gateway operation, which provides ... [+]

Pasha Hawaii Supports Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

Honolulu, HI-based Pasha Hawaii is providing the U.S. Jones Act vessel Horizon Spirit to ship hundreds of containers from the West Coast in support of hurricane relief and rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico. The Horizon Spirit serves as a drydock reserve ship in Pasha Hawaii’s container service between the mainland and Hawaii. Pasha Hawaii is ... [+]

Werner Enterprises’ President & CEO Derek Leathers Receives Highway to Victory Award

Werner Enterprises announces that President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers was presented the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Highway to Victory Award for outstanding industry advocacy efforts. “I’m honored and humbled to have the opportunity to partner with industry leaders to make a positive impact on the future of the transportation ... [+]

DP World has a Vision for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of global trade enabler DP World, recently unveiled plans to develop Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah port in support of the Saudi Vision 2030 recently launched by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. Mr. Bin Sulayem was speaking at the Future Investment Initiative ... [+]

IAG Cargo 2017 Q3 Financial Results

IAG Cargo has today announced its Q3 2017 results, reporting commercial revenue of €259m over the period from July 1 to Sept. 30, 2017, an increase of 10.2% on 2016 at constant exchange. Overall yield for the quarter was up 2.4% at constant exchange. Volumes were up 7.7 %, while capacity ... [+]

JAXPORT’s FTZ now includes first-of-its-kind facility

 JAXPORT partner North Florida Warehouse FTZ, a division of JZ Expedited Logistics, has been granted permission to operate Foreign Trade Zone No. 64’s first outdoor storage facility. The 3.7-acre facility is located minutes from JAXPORT’s North Jacksonville terminals and offers flexible short- and long-term outdoor storage options for a variety of ... [+]

va-Q-tec and Lufthansa Cargo cooperate in transporting pharmaceuticals

Innovative passive containers for temperature-sensitive transports are now available directly from Europe’s leading cargo airline va-Q-tec, a leading supplier of high-performance thermal containers, and Lufthansa Cargo will be cooperating in the passive temperature-controlled container market in future. Due to the new cooperation, the containers from va-Q-tec are now available worldwide at ... [+]

ATA Board Endorses Comprehensive Automated Truck Policy

The Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations unanimously approved the federation’s first-ever policy for the development of automated trucks. “Over the past year, ATA has been active in this debate, advocating for recognition of the importance of the trucking industry when it comes to the development of automated vehicles,” ATA ... [+]

Alabama State Port Authority’s Shortline RR Recognized for Safety

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has awarded two of its prestigious President’s Awards to the Alabama State Port Authority’s Terminal Railway – Alabama State Docks (TASD). The award is presented at the association’s annual regional meeting to recognize outstanding achievements in safety within the short line railroad ... [+]

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