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CP Offer for KCS Declared “Company Superior Proposal” by KCS Board

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced on September 12 that it has completed negotiations of a proposed merger agreement with Kansas City Southern, which the KCS Board of Directors has deemed a "Company Superior Proposal."CP stands ready to execute a definitive merger agreement to create the first U.S.-Mexico-Canada railway to enhance competition in the North American rail network."We are pleased to reach this important milestone and again pursue this once-in-a-lifetime partnership," ... [+]

MSC announces metered inland inbound trains

Due to the record import WW volumes into USA and their continuous impact on the USA intermodal supply chain, rail operators have started to meter inland inbound trains from both WEST and EAST coast ocean terminals.WEST COASTEffective Sunday, July 18, 2021, and for the next ... [+]

New Silk Road

The Port of Hamburg is a top destination for rail services between China and Germany. Since November last year, a new link has become established between Xuzhou and Hamburg. The Port of Hamburg expects at least two more trains from the Chinese city of Xuzhou ... [+]

SC Ports expanding rail-served Inland Port Greer

South Carolina Ports is expanding Inland Port Greer on the heels of sustained record activity at the rail-served inland port in Upstate South Carolina. Inland Port Greer extends the Port of Charleston’s reach 212 miles inland via Norfolk Southern rail service, enabling companies throughout the ... [+]

U-Freight says Suez crisis is boosting its China-Europe rail freight service

With increasing volumes of cargo being experienced on its LCL and FCL rail freight services between China and Europe, the U-Freight Group says that the recent problems in the Suez Canal have made the transport of freight by rail from China into Europe look all ... [+]

CN bids for Kansas City Southern: CP has done same

In what appears to be a bidding war, CN Rail recently announced that it is engaging with the board of directors of Kansas City Southern to complete confirmatory due diligence and finalize a definitive merger agreement to combine the companies and create the premier railway ... [+]

OmniTRAX and River Ridge Strike Partnership

The Broe Group’s transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX has reached an agreement to partner with the River Ridge Development Authority to further develop the River Ridge Commerce Center's rail infrastructure and attract major employers to Southern Indiana. "Nationwide, our customers place high value on strategic locations ... [+]

Savage Selects Octopi

Octopi, part of Navis and Cargotec Corp., announced that Savage has selected Octopi by Navis' cloud-based terminal operating system (TOS) for its intermodal rail terminal in Idaho. The terminal is expected to be operational by mid-year 2021 and once complete, it will be a top ... [+]

Maersk introduces on rail container tracking for North America region

On March 22, Maersk introduced container tracking on rail services. The service allows shippers to track when the container is loaded/unloaded from rail i.e start and end of the journey. This has been enriched to show the last station that the container departed from and ... [+]

CP, KCS agree to combine

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited and Kansas City Southern announced on March 21 that they have entered into a merger agreement, under which CP has agreed to acquire KCS in a stock and cash transaction representing an enterprise value of approximately USD$29 billion. Following final approval ... [+]