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2010-07-22 16:00:00

CHICAGO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Transport Solutions, formerly CLS International USA, has added an additional and complementary direction to its business by developing two freight loading and unloading products that save shippers and receivers time and money and improves worker safety. The company continues to offer a full suite of international and domestic freight services, including trailer load (TL), less-than-trailer load (LTL), rail, ocean, trans-loading, cross-border,...

2010-07-13 15:27:00

Monthly Intermodal Volume Highest Since October 2008 WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported that monthly rail carloads for June 2010 were up 10.6 percent compared with last year, but still down 10.2 percent compared with June 2008.

2010-06-17 11:17:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX), a leader in freight transportation services, joined with the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority and the National Gateway to celebrate today the arrival of five new ultra-efficient intermodal cranes at the Port of Toledo.

2010-05-27 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Rail Business, a specialist business publication covering the freight rail industry published by Argus Media, has named the Austin Western Railroad, Capitol Aggregates and Capital Metro Transit Authority as the first-place winners of its prestigious Win-Win award. For the first time, Argus is presenting additional awards to two more strong partnerships.

2010-05-06 07:00:00

VAN BUREN, Ark., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (Nasdaq: USAK) announced today that the members of the Board of Directors have appointed Mr. James D. ("J.D.") Simpson, III to its Board of Directors. Mr. Simpson is employed by Stephens Inc.

2010-03-10 12:03:00

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported that in February 2010, U.S. freight railroads saw a 1.5 percent decline in carloads compared with the same month last year and a decline of 15.6 percent compared with the same month in 2008.

2010-03-03 14:00:00

VAN BUREN, Ark., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (Nasdaq: USAK) announced today that it was presented with W.W. Grainger's prestigious Partners in Performance Award, Carrier of the Year, for 2009 at Grainger's annual supplier conference held last week in Schaumburg, IL. W.W.

2010-02-17 15:57:00

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norfolk Southern's (NYSE: NSC) planned Birmingham Regional Intermodal Facility was awarded $52.5 million from the U.S.

2010-02-04 15:00:00

VAN BUREN, Ark., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (Nasdaq: USAK) today announced that it has been made aware of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing that has been made by USA Dry Van Logistics, LLC and USA Carriers, affiliated companies based in McAllen, Texas. USA Truck, Inc.

2010-01-13 11:56:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported that 2009 saw total carload traffic on U.S. railroads at its lowest levels since at least 1988, when the AAR's data series began.

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