Citations with the tag: CONTAINERIZATION
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- Intermodal operations.
Marshall, Lawson // Fleet Equipment; Feb97, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p34
Focuses on intermodal operations. Kinds of equipment used to pull cargo; Pressures on operations from shippers, receivers, railroads and shipping companies; Average runs; Driving and weather conditions.
- Keeping pace by rail, land and sea.
Aichele, Richard O. // Business News New Jersey; 1/24/96, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1
Reports on New Jersey's intermodal transportation network. Background information; Projects; Implications; Plans and expectations.
- Area's intermodal freight biz to triple by 2020: Study.
Aichele, Richard O. // Crain's Chicago Business; 08/18/97, Vol. 20 Issue 33, p45
Presents information on a study from the Chicago Area Transportation Study on intermodal freight businesses in Northeastern Illinois. Findings of the study.
- Traffic skyrockets.
Arendes, Michael // Fleet Owner; Jul97, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p34
Presents information on the increase of intermodal traffic in United States and Canada for the first quarter of 1997. Comparison to the percentages for 1996; Reasons for the increase; Details of a preliminary report; Who compiled the report.
- Rolling along.
Arendes, Mike // Fleet Owner; Oct97, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p26
Focuses on the increase in the rail intermodal traffic market for 1997. Percentage they surged to in Canada and the United States; Information on the Teamsters strike; Reason for the strike; Boost in freight transportation demand.
- Walking a tightrope.
Arendes, Michael J. // Fleet Owner; Jan1998, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p66
Reports that the growth in the demand for intermodal freight transportation in the United States and Canada in 1997 surpassed projections. Reason for the increase in the demand for intermodal freight transportation; Reference to the projections for growth in the intermodal freight...
- Intermodalism: Still academic on LI.
Jochum, Glenn // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 5/22/95, Vol. 42 Issue 21, p1
Presents an overview of intermodalism as discussed by Clifford Bragdon, vice president for Advanced Technologies at the National Aviation and Transportation (NAT) and dean of the School of Aviation and Transportation of Dowling College. Intermodal transportation; Use of three-dimensional...
- Coming: Intermodal roundtable '94.
Miller, Luther S. // Railway Age; Oct93, Vol. 194 Issue 10, p4
Editorial. Discusses the continued growth of the intermodal industry in 1994. Results of the first `Railway Age' Intermodal Roundtable held in Chicago, Illinois; Assessment of 1993 performance; Statistics on trailer and container movement; Alliances with the trucking industry.
- NEOMODAL: A model for tomorrow?
Miller, Luther S. // Railway Age; Aug96, Vol. 197 Issue 8, p22
Reports that NEOMODAL, the Northeast Ohio Intermodal Facility, is open for business. Uniqueness of NEOMODAL from other intermodal terminals.
- Government-owned containers.
Miller, Luther S. // Translog; Jul92, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p12
Provides information contained in the MTPP-QO message regarding the Traffic Management Advisory Message on government-owned containers (GOCs). Recommendations and procedures used in the utilization of excess GOCs.
- Container update.
Miller, Luther S. // Translog; Jul92, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p13
Identifies the problem areas and concerns regarding personal property containers. Information on stenciling; Discrepancies in stenciling; Problems with obliterated markings.
- Plan Future Shipping Lanes.
Miller, Luther S. // Transportation & Distribution; Mar2003, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p17
Reports on the use of the Freight Analysis Framework to eliminate future intermodal transportation bottlenecks in the U.S.
- Getting on track.
Banham, Russ // International Business: Strategies for the Global Marketplace; Mar97, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p14
Discusses intermodal services provided by Europe's railways. Definition of intermodal; Problems emphasizing the need for rail freight transport; Mandate given to European Union (EU); Problems with rail freight transport; Obstacles impeding intermodal development; Series of directives issued by...
- Intermodal funds set.
Banham, Russ // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 9/23/96, Vol. 14 Issue 39, p1
Reports on the funds to be received by the Grand Rapids Area Transit Authority for an intermodal facility in the downtown area of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
- Model deployment to offer seamless travel.
Euler, Gary; Brogan, Rita // Roads & Bridges; Jan97, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p50
Presents information on an intermodal transportation management system which was introduced in Seattle, Washington, in an effort to reduce travel time. Other metropolitan areas that implemented the system; How system works; Financial investment by the Washington State Department of...
- Transportation center gets boost.
Kohout, Cheryl // Inside Tucson Business; 07/07/97, Vol. 7 Issue 15, p1
Reports on the approval of funds for a project aimed at expanding the Downtown Tucson Intermodal Transportation Center in Arizona. Partnership between Union Pacific Corp. and the city government for the development of the project; Rail projects to be developed by the city; Application of the...
- Weak dollar generates first-quarter boom at six major domestic container ports.
Brennan, Terry // Traffic World; 5/22/95, Vol. 242 Issue 8, p37
Reports on the generation of double-digit growth at container ports int the United States during the first quarter of 1995 due to the weak US dollar. Container volumes at the Port of Charleston, South Carolina; Significance of the strengthening of the Japanese Yen vis-a-vis the US dollar in...
- Short-sea vessels may offer advantages for shippers seeking sea routes to Mexico.
Thuermer, Karen E. // Traffic World; 7/29/96, Vol. 247 Issue 4, p20
Reports that containerized freight shippers are interested in developing short-sea service between the United States Gulf and East Coasts and Mexico. Introduction of a network of shallow-draft vessels for transshipment to Mexico and other world markets; Benefit for containerized cargo; Savings...
- IMC traffic jumps.
Thuermer, Karen E. // Traffic World; 3/17/97, Vol. 249 Issue 11, p37
Reports on the growth of the intermodal marketing companies (IMC) in the United States. Role of the highway truck brokerage activity in the success of containerization; Increased IMC loads; Decline of revenue growth.
- Trans-Pacific Spot Rate Tops $2,000.
Thuermer, Karen E. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 5/10/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 19, p7
The article reveals the upward trend in spot rates for shipping a 40-foot container from Hong Kong to Los Angeles, California for the week ending May 3, 2010, caused by the higher rates being sought by carriers from U.S. importers in their annual service contract negotiations.
- Asia-Europe Volume Surges.
Thuermer, Karen E. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 7/12/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 28, p8
The article reports that the European Liner Affairs Association (ELAA) has stated that container shipments from Asia to Europe increased 21% in May 2010 from 2009 but eastbound traffic decreased for the first time in 2010.
- East vs. West.
Mongelluzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 3/17/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p12
Compares the ocean container shipping between the East Coast and the West Coast in the U.S. Increase in the cargo-handling costs at West Coast ports; List of chains that have distribution centers in East Coast ports; Percentage of East Coast share of the U.S.-Asia trade.
- The Overweight Container Problem and International Intermodal Transportation.
Hayuth, Yehuda // Transportation Journal; Winter94, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p18
Focuses on the problem of overweight containers in the United States. Background of intermodality; Problem definition; Economic incentives for overloading containers; Perspectives on overweight containers; Container traffic in Washington state; Overweight containers in Washington state.
- New intermodal services.
Hayuth, Yehuda // Transportation & Distribution; Aug93, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p20
Announces intermodal offerings. APL Automotive Services' Autostack system which hauls finished cars out of Mexico; CP Rail System's forest products group; Joint intermodal service by Santa Fe Railway and J.B. Hunt Transport Services; RoadRailer highway/rail trailers.
- Remove delays, improve drayage efficiency.
Richardson, Helen L. // Transportation & Distribution; Jan94, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p24
Discusses the importance of improving drayage efficiency for intermodal marketing companies (IMC) and railroads. Comment by Daniel Smith, senior associate of Mercer Management Consulting; Reason for the neglect of drayage by IMC; Problem of equipment availability; Closed loop theory; Ways of...
- More equipment but shortage will continue.
Richardson, Helen L. // Transportation & Distribution; Dec94, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p14
Reports on shortages in domestic container fleets in the United States. Increased investment in containers and chassis for the domestic market; Predicted growth of the domestic intermodal fleet per year through 1998.
- Intermodal transportation: Evolving toward the 21st century.
Martin, James D. // Transportation & Distribution; Feb96, Vol. 37 Issue 2, pA
Focuses on intermodal transportation in the United States. History of intermodal transportation; Growth figures for 1994; Intermodal transportation's widespread shipper acceptance; Financial performance of the intermodal transportation industry in 1995; Development of the shipper agent industry;...
- Intermodal: Still not meeting customer needs.
Martin, James D. // Transportation & Distribution; Oct96, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p11
Presents information on the reliability of intermodal levels. Information on the intermodal process; Details on Continental Mills ways to keep freight moving; Comments from Paul Avampato, director of transportation for Nabisco, Inc. Sales & Integrated Logistics unit in Parsippany New Jersey;
- Rail/intermodal post mixed results.
Martin, James D. // Transportation & Distribution; Nov96, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p13
Reports on trends in intermodal transportation or containerization in the United States as of November 1996. Decrease in loadings in July; Volume of intermodal loadings based on figures from the Intermodal Association of North America.
- Easing Canadian transborder shipping.
Satwicz, Barbara // Transportation & Distribution; Nov96, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p57
Provides advice on how to facilitate intermodal transportation of goods crossing the Canadian border. Role of broker in intermodal shipping; Checklist for Canadian shipping; Importance of product description and piece count for customs clearance purposes.
- IMC traffic continues to rise.
Satwicz, Barbara // Transportation & Distribution; Feb97, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p17
Reports on the rate of growth of Intermodal Marketing Companies' traffic levels. Building of retail inventories; Statistics on traffic growth; Gains in highway truck and intermodal traffic levels.
- Intermodalists' pitch to small carriers emphasizes growing shipper acceptance.
Schulz, John D. // Traffic World; 11/8/93, Vol. 236 Issue 6, p17
Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of intermodalism to the trucking industry in the United States. Growth and efficiency improvements of intermodalism; Shipper acceptance; Cost savings and equipment reliability for carriers.
- Private intermodal fleets.
Burke, Jack // Traffic World; 12/01/97, Vol. 252 Issue 9, p26
Looks at the growth of intermodal transport activity in the United States. Growth of sector reaching record levels; Factors that work against conversion of private fleets to intermodal use; Likelihood that private fleet trailers are attuned to the rail environment.
- Intermodal traffic grows.
Burke, Jack // Transportation & Distribution; Aug96, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p18
Reports on a growth in intermodal traffic among intermodal marketing companies in the United States in the first quarter of 1996. Decline in carload traffic and intermodal loadings.
- Running of the Bulls: Trans-Pacific Outlook Soars.
Burke, Jack // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 5/3/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 18, p6
The article reports on the double-digit growth in the east-bound Asia-to-North America container trade in the shipping business in 2010 based on the forecast issued by the World Trade Service, which is quite higher than what many economic prognosticators anticipated.
- Record container trade through Port of Melbourne.
Burke, Jack // Ausmarine; Jan2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p16
The article reports that the Port of Melbourne set a new record in October 2010 for total container trade which reached over 214,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU).
- Poised for growth.
Arendes, Michael // Fleet Owner; Oct96, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p34
Analyzes several factors that contributed to the growth of the intermodal sector. Economic improvements; Reduction of rail intermodal rates; Balance in motor-carrier equipment supply and demand equation; Rising rates in the trucking industry.
- Global Gateway South officially opens.
Arendes, Michael // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction; Jul97, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p3
Announces APL Ltd.'s opening of an ocean and rail container terminal in Los Angeles, California. Automation of check-in procedures at entry and exit gates; Access of the facility to the rail system.
- Bids received for Subic Bay development.
Arendes, Michael // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction; Dec97, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p5
Details the bids received by the Philippine government for the development of its Subic Bay Container Port. Bridge of contract lawsuit filed by Hutchison Ports Philippines Ltd. against the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority; Effort of the government to make the port a major regional transshipment...
Arendes, Michael // Transportation & Distribution; May97, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p14
Reports on developments related to intermodal transportation for the period ended May 1997. Includes APL Limited's launch of the first intermodal service linking Nanjing, China with markets around the world; Conrail Inc.'s initiation of a rate reduction program on southbound food shipments...
- Bypassing intermodal.
Cottrill, Ken // Traffic World; 09/14/98, Vol. 255 Issue 11, p32
Provides information on intermodal transportation. Reason behind the growing importance of intermodal; 1995 freight expenditures in the United States; Factors that would play a key role in intermodal development projects; Factors which are serious obstacles to the development of an efficient...
- Intermodal traffic surges.
Cottrill, Ken // Transportation & Distribution; Dec96, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p20
Presents the report `IMC Market Activity Report' from the Intermodal Association of North America showing that the end of summer brought improved traffic results for intermodal carriers.
Cottrill, Ken // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 4/18/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 16, p13
Reports on the submission of bids for the construction work for the container terminal to be built at Raysut in Oman. Nine bids for the construction work; Financing for the project; Project cost.
- Olympics highway in the sky will demo intermodal system.
Cottrill, Ken // Business & Commercial Aviation; Jul96, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p26
Focuses on the joint program of the US Federal Aviation Administration and the helicopter industry aimed at proving the feasibility of an intermodal transportation network designed for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.
- What really happened to intermodal?
Miller, Luther S. // Railway Age; Dec95, Vol. 196 Issue 12, p4
Comments on the status of intermodal traffic in 1995. Decline of trailer and container loadings from 1994 levels.
- Intermodal Rail Traffic Slows Its Ascent.
Miller, Luther S. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 7/18/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 26, p6
This article reports on the increase in rail intermodal traffic in the U.S. in June 2011.
- Domestic container and chassis fleets grow.
Miller, Luther S. // Railway Age; Sep94, Vol. 195 Issue 9, p6
Reports on the number of domestic container to be purchased by major leasing companies in 1994.
- Intermodal traffic.
Miller, Luther S. // Railway Age; Sep94, Vol. 195 Issue 9, p8
Presents statistics on intermodal transportation of goods using trailers and containers for July and August 1994.
- New alliances set for spring launch.
Richardson, Paul // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 2/6/1998, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p8
Comments on changes in Middle East container trades. Information on the restructuring of the major alliances; Changes in global trade in the Middle East; Reference to a weekly shipping service to be launched by Evergreen company; Information on the service; Possible takeover of American...
- International Boxes Drive Intermodal Growth.
Richardson, Paul // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 2/14/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p8
The article reports on the increase in U.S. intermodal volume to 14.7 percent growth in 2010 due to strong international container volume that stretched right through the end of the year.