Multiple new refrigerated (reefer) rail companies have entered the market in recent years, and existing service providers are investing more capital into developing and expanding their fleets and geographic reach.
The report details NS’ progress toward achieving a healthy balance between its business imperatives as a publicly traded company and its environmental and social commitments as a responsible corporate citizen.
August 9, 2016
Norfolk Southern released a new online sustainability report, “What Efficiency Looks Like.”
This report is said to be the first of its kind to quantify the sweeping impact of investments by Class I railroads with U.S. operations on the overall economy.
June 13, 2016
The study finds spending by the seven largest U.S. railroads created $274 billion in economic activity, generated nearly $33 billion in state and federal tax revenues and supported nearly 1.5 million jobs nationally in 2014 alone.
Trucks carried 63.4% of U.S.-NAFTA freight and continue to be the most heavily utilized mode for moving goods to and from both U.S.-NAFTA partners.
March 4, 2016
The value of commodities moving by truck decreased by 3.1% in December 2015 compared to December 2014, while the value of air freight decreased by 3.5% and rail by 9.3%, according to a report published by United States of Transportation’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Washington, D.C.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), Washington, D.C., released today its first "State of the Industry Report" focusing on the key challenges, accomplishments and innovations within the freight railroad industry.
Kansas City Southern, Kansas City, Mo., announced that its U.S. subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Co. (KCSR), will invest approximately $15.6 million on construction and improvement projects in 2015.
Executive chairman John Cahill for Kraft Foods will transition to non-executive chairman of the board of directors, effective March 8. Meanwhile, Flowers Foods named Tonja Taylor as senior vice president of human resources, taking over for Donald Thriffiley, Jr., who after 36 years with Flowers Foods, is retiring, effective March 29.