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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Over the summer, American Shipper spent two days shadowing the transportation teams of two major shippers in an endeavor to better understand how shippers actually use a transportation management system.
The San Francisco-based freight forwarder, which has now raised a total of $94 million to fund global expansion, said it is constructing a new operating system for global trade that will unite the world in a seamless web of commerce.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said that as currently planned, “The Alliance” will be "at a size disadvantage," making up 24 percent of East-West capacity.