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Domestic News

CN's Tracy Robinson Has Her Eye on Growth Opportunities

CN President and CEO Tracy Robinson on Sept. 14 told attendees of Morgan Stanley’s annual Laguna Conference she’s pleased with her company’s progress on the scheduled operating plan.

Hinrichs to Exploit His Experience, Engage Workforce as CSX's New Leader

CSX announced its board appointed Ford Motor Co. executive Joseph Hinrichs president and CEO to succeed James Foote.

Rail Customers Ask Congress to Reauthorize STB

Although they welcomed the new tentative agreement between the railroads and labor unions, the industry’s customers are calling on Congress to help resolve other freight-rail problems.

Rail Strike Threat May Have Goosed Truckload Demand

Outbound tender volumes — shipper requests for truckload capacity — jumped 16 percent over the average level of August this past week out of the Ontario market in Southern California.

Port Houston Sets Container Record in August

For the second time this year, Port Houston hit a record for monthly container volumes, handling 382,842 twenty-foot equivalent units in August.

Port Labor Talks Stall As Worker Disruptions Grow

West Coast port labor talks are stalled as dockworker disputes hit the region’s big trade gateways.

GATX Corporation Announces Retirement of Deborah A. Golden, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary; Board Appoints Brian L. Glassberg as Successor

Deborah A. Golden, executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of GATX Corporation, has elected to retire effective Nov. 30, 2022.

Cargill to Spend More Than $50M on Sustainable Corn Syrup Plant

Cargill is spending $50M to build a corn syrup refinery in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

International News

Egypt Ports to Nearly Double Container Capacity by 2024

Port terminals in Alexandria, Sokhna, Port Said, and Damietta are edging closer to full utilization, prompting operators to expand existing facilities and build new ones.
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