CN Recognizes 11 Intermodal Customers for Sustainability

September 19, 2014 Railfanning.org News Wire 0

CN has recognized 11 of its intermodal customers for their sustainability practices that are aligned with the objectives of the CN EcoConnexions program. Under the CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program, participating companies work to reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency – one of CN’s key sustainability objectives. The 11 winners under CN’s recognition program are: CMA-CGM, Cosco, Hapag Lloyd, Kruger Products, Maersk Line, MOL, Mondelẽz Canada, NYK, OOCL Canada, Target Canada and Walmart Canada. CN will plant 110,00 trees next spring in recognition of its customers’ commitment to sustainable business practices.

Florida East Coast Railway Adds Service in Carolinas

September 18, 2014 Railfanning.org News Wire 0

Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is expanding its services to include intermodal rail transportation between Charlotte, North Carolina and a number of locations in South Florida. The company’s Piedmont Express service is available five days a week, utilizing FECR’s assets. This new two-day service allows customers to select from a variety of pickup and delivery options, including door-to-door, ramp-to-door, and ramp-to-ramp, the railroad said. This service provides FECR customers with another option to get their freight to the growing South Florida market, efficiently and effectively, company officials contend. “We are pleased to offer our reliable intermodal service to customers moving

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