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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Investments in new projects are slowing, and Neil Davidson, senior analyst in Drewry’s ports and terminals practice, warned that a sudden rebound in demand could be a problem.
MatchBack Systems appoints commercial account manager for Europe, while Graybar names district VP in Seattle.
Volga-Dnepr Group names senior VP of sales and marketing, while Synergy appoints VP of enterprise solutions.