Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,486 workers as of the middle of September 2016, down 0.17 percent from the previous month and 8.7 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics has acquired Milford, Conn.-based C & V Transportation in an effort to expand its operations in southern New England and the Port of New York and New Jersey, the company said in a statement.
The deferred airfreight transportation services and drayage provider’s third quarter 2016 net income fell 24.2 percent to $11.9 million compared with the same 2015 period, according to the company’s most recent financial statements.
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The Northern California seaport saw throughput of loaded export boxes jump 10 percent while laden imports fell 4.2 percent compared with the same 2015 period, according to recent data from the port authority.
The Southern California port’s box volumes declined considerably after South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin filed for bankruptcy Aug. 31.
The National Hurricane Center issued a public advisory at 11:00 a.m. EDT that said the Category 4 Hurricane off the coast of Haiti is moving north at 10 miles per hour.