The government has allowed limited private participation in rail infrastructure for a decade and is now seeking $1 billion.
A temporary yard for empty containers could be available for truckers by the end of the month.
Feds announce that they will assist ILWU and PMA in contract talks that have been going on since May.
A congressional watchdog agency said the Agency for International Development could do more to assist AGOA countries develop export strategies.
Arkansas-based intermodal carrier sees growth in all divisions, aided by lower fuel prices, but offset by increased costs in hiring and retaining drivers.
Railroad sees increased volumes in nearly all commodity groups.