SCHAUMBURG, IL , May 9, 2018 (Press Release) -Network Services Company (NETWORK®) enthusiastically announces the recent recognition of supplier partners for enduring support and outstanding performance. Awards were presented during NETWORK's annual Supplier Trade Show, which in 2018, coincided with the organization's unforgettable 50th Anniversary celebration in Las Vegas, NV.Read more
HAMILTON, OH, May 2, 2018 (Press Release) -CN today announced it will buy 350 centrebeam cars to serve growing demand from lumber producing customers across its North American network.Read more
CHICAGO, IL, May 2, 2018 (Business Wire) -LSC Communications and R.R. Donnelley & Son’s Company (“RRD”) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for LSC Communications to acquire the Print Logistics component of RRD’s Logistics business. RRD’s Print Logistics capabilities include a range of logistics services and technologies to optimize the print distribution and mail supply chain, including solutions that drive postal discounts. The acquisition is expected to close in Q3 2018.Read more
NASHVILLE, TN, April 26, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Shorr Packaging Corp. ("Shorr"), a national and independent packaging supplier, announced the expansion and new location of their distribution and warehouse facility in Nashville, TN ("La Vergne, TN").Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2018 (Press Release) -Underscoring the need for long-overdue freight rail reform, American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman urged the United States Senate to quickly confirm the nominations of Patrick Fuchs and Michelle Schultz to the U.S. Surface Transportation Board. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved the nominations on Wednesday, April 25.Read more
CALGARY, April 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has reached an agreement with both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), which averts the potential work stoppage of 12:01 am Eastern time tomorrow, April 21, 2018.
On the recommendation of federal mediators, the Minister of Labour will direct the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to administer a ratification vote on each of the company's final offers to the TCRC and IBEW.Read more
David C. White took the helm as the Executive Vice President of the Virginia Maritime Association and Hampton Roads Shipping Association on April 16.
“David has the experience and respect for the VMA’s 98-year history and the vision needed for the future. He is professional and informed, I do not believe a better choice could have been made for the leadership of the Virginia Maritime Association,” said Scott Wheeler, President, VMA Board of Directors.Read more
Total North American forest products railroad freight was down 2.5% through 14 weeks of 2018 ending Apr. 7 from a year ago at 239,542 carloads, the Assn of American Railroads (AAR) reported. Volume was down 3.7% in the latest week at 17,370 carloads.Read more