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Eric Kulisch Monday, February 13, 2023

Air cargo’s Lunar New Year blues

Business is very soft in the air cargo sector and likely to get softer still, but there are signs that demand could spark up in the second half of the year.

Eric Kulisch Thursday, February 9, 2023

Flexport offers simplified ocean logistics for Shopify merchants

Flexport and Shopify are partnering on a new app designed to reduce the complexity of managing ocean shipments for small businesses.

Eric Kulisch Thursday, February 9, 2023

Aloha Air Cargo asks DOT to remove regulatory handcuffs on expansion

Aloha Air Cargo is seeking to change an unusual federal limit on its fleet size so it can deliver more mail between the Hawaiian Islands.

Eric Kulisch Thursday, February 9, 2023

Rockford airport prepares next cargo expansion as Menzies moves in

Chicago Rockford is moving into the major leagues of cargo airports with big expansion plans and the arrival of a global ground handling agent.

John Gallagher Monday, February 6, 2023

Intermodal truckers secure win against ocean carriers

A maritime law judge has ruled that ocean carriers violate the Shipping Act when they limit container chassis choices for intermodal truckers.

Eric Kulisch Monday, February 6, 2023

Amazon, DHL reduce US cargo flights as parcel volumes soften

Air Transport Services Group will see its Amazon business dip this year as the retailer decreases freighter utilization to match slower retail sales.

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Mark Solomon Monday, February 6, 2023

Commentary: The Purple Promise, damaged

For more than 50 years, a familylike bond has existed between FedEx management and employees. After a round of job cuts unprecedented in scope, that bond rests on shaky ground.

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A light blue jet with Prime Air in while lettering rolls on runway on a sunny day.
FedEx planes at the company's terminal at Los Angeles International Airport.
A brown-tailed UPS cargo jet at an airport, viewed from the rear.
Close up pink and purple tail sections on Hawaiian Airlines jets at an airport.


Joanna Marsh Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Trade groups applaud House bill that encourages rail car scrapping

Trade groups are supporting the reintroduction of a U.S. House bill to spur the industry to produce new rail cars or modernize existing ones through a tax credit.

Rachel Premack Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Wall Street says Norfolk Southern profits won’t suffer from derailment

One analyst expects Norfolk Southern will pay up to $50 million following its Ohio derailment — about 1.7% of its 2022 profits.

Joanna Marsh Tuesday, February 14, 2023

CSX reaches sick leave agreements with more union groups

Two groups within the International Association of Machinists and Brotherhood of Railway Carmen have reached sick leave agreements with eastern U.S. railroad CSX.

Joanna Marsh Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Ohio train derailment released more toxic chemicals than first reported

Norfolk Southern told the EPA other chemicals besides vinyl chloride were released into the local environment in the Ohio train derailment.

Joanna Marsh Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Report: Rail supply industry contributed $75B to US economy in 2020

A report commissioned by railway supply manufacturers suggests that direct and indirect contributions by the industry to U.S. GDP exceeded $75 billion in 2020.

Joanna Marsh Saturday, February 11, 2023

Unions representing machinists, utility workers have new sick leave policies at CSX

The International Association of Machinists and the National Conference of Firemen and Oilers have reached sick leave agreements with eastern U.S railroad CSX.

Joanna Marsh Friday, February 10, 2023

Rail unions seek greater federal oversight to make operations safer

Union members are putting a spotlight on the derailment of a Norfolk Southern train in Ohio, with the Transportation Trades Department calling for greater safety oversight from the Federal Railroad Administration.

Joanna Marsh Friday, February 10, 2023

Rail unions rally for sick leave

Union calls for changes in sick leave policies came to a head this week between a press conference with Sen. Bernie Sanders and a union-adopted resolution calling for sick leave.

Joanna Marsh Thursday, February 9, 2023

Wabtec VP: US needs to invest in hydrogen rail technologies

FreightWaves chatted with Wabtec’s Philip Moslener, who leads Wabtec’s advanced technologies team, about why companies should conduct research in hydrogen in locomotives.

Joanna Marsh Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Delays persist on Norfolk Southern’s northern network

Lanes between the Midwest and the Northeast could experience delays as a result of a fiery train derailment in Ohio last Friday.