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  • April Freight Rail Traffic Returns Mixed Results

    May 9, 2011

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that U.S. rail carloads in April 2011 decreased 0.2 percent compared with the same month last year, to 1,177,277 carloads. According to AAR’s monthly Rail Time Indicators report, intermodal traffic in April increased 9 percent compared with...

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  • AAR Lauds Introduction of Safe Highways and Infrastructure Preservation Act

    May 4, 2011

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) lauded the introduction of both House and Senate versions of the Safe Highways and Infrastructure Preservation Act (SHIPA) that propose to freeze national truck size and weight limits on the U.S. interstate highway system. The bills, introduced by Sen....

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  • AAR Reports Mixed Weekly Rail Traffic Results

    April 29, 2011

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported mixed results in weekly rail traffic on U.S. railroads, with carloads down 2.1 percent, at 292,706 carloads for the week ending April 23, 2011, and intermodal volume up 6.3 percent compared with the same week last year, totaling 225,668...

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  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic Gains, Double-Digit Intermodal Growth

    April 14, 2011

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported weekly rail traffic gains with U.S. railroads originating 293,798 carloads for the week ending April 9, 2011, up 1.8 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week was also up 12.4 percent compared with the same...

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  • Jervis B. Webb Company Hires Gerard Gonos as Director of Manufacturing

    April 13, 2011

    Jervis B. Webb Co., a subsidiary of Daifuku Company, Ltd., and leading provider of material handling solutions, has named Gerard Gonos as director of manufacturing. In this role, he is responsible for leading all aspects of Webb’s manufacturing processes and operational improvements....

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  • March Freight Rail Traffic Increases As Economy Continues to Show Signs of Recovery

    April 13, 2011

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported monthly rail carloads in March 2011 increased 3.4 percent compared with the same month last year, for a total of 1,493,553 carloads. According to AAR’s monthly Rail Time Indicators report, intermodal traffic in March increased 8.5 percent...

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  • AAR Urges Congress to Continue Safety Programs, Short Line Railroad Tax Credit Under SAFETEA-LU

    April 8, 2011

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has called on Congress to continue supporting grade crossing safety programs, tax credits that help short line railroads remain competitive, and policies that encourage public-private partnerships for rail infrastructure as it considers reauthorization of...

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  • AAR Reports Record Gains in Weekly Carload Traffic

    April 8, 2011

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported record gains in rail traffic for the week ending April 2, 2011, with U.S. railroads originating 305,905 carloads, up 5.7 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week was also up 19.4 percent compared with the same...

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  • Dupré Logistics Recognized by National Tank Truck Carriers for Excellence in Safety

    April 7, 2011

    At the 63rd Annual National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Conference in Austin, TX, Dupré Logistics LLC was recognized for its commitment to providing safe service throughout the tank truck industry. Dupré Logistics was awarded the Personnel Safety Honor Award (16-26 Million Mile Class)...

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