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2014-07-24 08:22:33

Diluted Earnings per Share up 21 Percent OMAHA, Neb., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All-Time Quarterly Records -- Diluted earnings per share of $1.43 improved 21 percent. -- Operating revenues totaled $6.0 billion, up 10 percent. -- Operating income totaled $2.2 billion, up 17 percent. -- Operating ratio of 63.5 percent improved 2.2 points. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported 2014 second quarter net income of $1.3 billion, or $1.43 per diluted share,...

2014-07-21 12:21:01

EAGAN, Minn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transport America announces the addition of two new leaders: Kelly Polk, VP of Team Division and Michael Spencer, VP of SE Regional Division. Prior to joining Transport America, Kelly Polk was employed by Schneider National for 27 years in various capacities in Operations, Process Improvement, Associate Relations, and most recently as Director of Operations, Port Logistics. Kelly's educational background is in Business Management and...

2014-07-16 12:21:25

YAPHANK, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Long Island Rail Road strike will put 20,000 tons of goods and products and 800 long haul trucks back on Long Island roadways over the course of a month according to executives at the Brookhaven Rail Terminal (BRT). Jim Newell, President of Brookhaven Rail, stated, "Based on the strategic role the rail terminal has played over the last 12 months to reduce regional truck traffic, air emissions and roadway wear and tear, our calculations...

2014-06-12 12:20:48

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China Freight Transport Report Q3 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/freight/china_freight_transport_report_q3_2013_1.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View:BMI maintains its cautious outlook for China's freight transport volumes for Q3 2014. Wecontinue to believe that the hangover effects of China's economic stimulus are yet to be felt, and cooling credit growth is...

2014-06-10 23:12:18

Cerasis Hosted Executives and Staff of AAA Cooper Transportation at the Corporate Headquarters Presenting the Carrier of the Year Awards at an Evening Gala Eagan, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Cerasis, Inc., a North American third party logistics company, announces they have presented long-time carrier partner AAA Cooper Transportation with the 2013 Cerasis Carrier of the Year Award. In order to determine a winner for the Carrier of the Year awards, the Cerasis Carrier Relations team...

2014-06-10 12:21:56

To support upcoming US and Canadian Tank Car Safety Requirements for Crude Shipments THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourque Logistics, the leader in logistics software for industrial rail shippers, will help its clients identify newer and safer CPC-1232 tank cars for crude shipments. This important function will assist crude shippers and receivers to maintain safety compliance by utilization of tank cars which are manufactured to the higher safety CPC-1232...

2014-06-04 08:22:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC) will open its new state-of-the-art Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) adjacent to Port Everglades, with a grand opening ceremony on July 14, 2014. The 43-acre facility increases FEC's available intermodal capacity from 100,000 to 450,000 lifts a year and the unique, near-dock facility will improve the transfer of both domestic and international containers between ships and rail....

2014-05-21 23:11:01

As a top freight management services and third party logistics company, Cerasis is well equipped with powerful knowledge on freight claims management to impart upon North American Shippers in this educational online webinar. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Cerasis Inc., a North American freight management company and 3PL, announces that their “Knowledge is Power” Freight Claims Management Webinar is now open for registrations by shippers of all sizes. Cerasis will present educational...

2014-05-21 08:20:34

~ Value of orders received in fiscal 2014 reaches $1.7 billion LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. [NYSE:GBX] announced today that it received new orders in April and May for 7,000 railcar units valued at more than $700 million. Orders announced today comprise a broad range of railcar types including a recent award for more than 1,700 intermodal platforms. Other orders include nearly 2,500 small cube covered hoppers and more than 2,300...

2014-05-15 16:21:09

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NATSO, the national trade association representing truckstops and travel plazas, commended the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works for putting forth a pragmatic, long-term plan for funding highway infrastructure. "We applaud Senator Barbara Boxer and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee for working to keep critical funds flowing to the highway transportation system," said NATSO President and CEO Lisa...


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