Tagged: RailTransport

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FBI Targeting Supply Chain

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is now targeting a wider swath of transportation companies that it deems may be using supply chain disruption to gouge customers. The initiative broadens the scope of the Biden…

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Fleets Expect Strong Growth This Year

Many publicly traded fleets are optimistic about growth this year, saying they expect rate increases ranging from high single digit to low double digits. One carrier even anticipates rate increase percentages in the mid-teens. As…

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Union Pacific Shuttering Cold Connect

Customers were notified May 8 that Union Pacific (UP) was ceasing operations of its multimodal service Cold Connect, which offered end-to-end transportation service for refrigerated loads. UP spokeswoman Kristen South confirmed the closure, citing sluggish…

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Intermodal Network Drives U.S. Economy

America’s 21st-century economy rides on the back of a 21st-century intermodal network. Years in the making, this interconnected network of trucks, trains and cargo ships has turned competitors into collaborative partners, and benefited American consumers…

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USDOT Approves Intermodal Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) multimodal grants funding reached nearly $1.2 billion in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 agreement announced earlier this year. “While less than the $1.5 billion provided for USDOT’s Better Utilizing…

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