• News feed - LTL

    • 2017 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards Ceremony Champions The Jones Act

      The United Seamen's Service (USS) 2017 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) were presented before some 700 maritime industry leaders to Andre Grikitis, Operating Chairman, Intermarine LLC; Captain Thomas Merrell, President, General Dynamics American Overseas Marine (AMSEA) and James Miller, Chairman, Board of Directors, Philly Shipyard ASA. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • CSX provides update on Southeastern U.S. intermodal service

      Earlier this month, Class I railroad carrier CSX said that it had made various changes for its intermodal freight offerings into and out of several southeastern-based United States facilities. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • Port of LA/LB Clean Air Action Plan at best “a mixed blessing?”

      John McLaurin, president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, admits that the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) proposed by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will indeed by “transformative,” and will reshape the Southern California waterfront. Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • First week of October brings more motor freight rate gains, reports DAT

      The first week of October saw a continuation of recent multi-year highs, DAT reported, with demand for truckload capacity, already at a premium due to economic growth and seasonal freight activity. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • AAR reports carload and intermodal gains for week ending October 14

      Carloads increased 0.5% annually to 264,161, which trailed the week ending October 7 at 269,336 and the week ending September 30 at 272,662. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • Teamsters meet to set bargaining demands for next contract with UPS

      In early October, UPS said it was in contract talks with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) on new collective bargaining agreements. And yesterday the Teamsters National Negotiating Committee met to set the bargaining agreements to “fight for the contract we deserve.” pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • The State of the Rail/Intermodal Markets

      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. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • CSX is ready to turn the page on past service issues

      Coming off of last week’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) public listening session focusing on Class I rail carrier CSX’s service issues, CSX was again in the news this week with its third quarter earnings release. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com