Jacksonville, Fla.-based Landstar System, Inc. reported record first quarter revenues of $780.9 million for the first quarter of 2016.
The Thomasville, N.C.-based less-than-truckload carrier surpassed analyst expectations, posting earnings per share of $0.80 for the quarter.
The Atlanta-based parcel giant reported increased revenues in all of its business segments, and surpassed analyst expectations with an earnings per share of $1.32 for the quarter.
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Promoters of a plan to connect the Alaska Railroad to the rest of the North American rail system say it could create new opportunities to exploit natural resources in the Far North and improve the lives of Canadians and Alaskans in remote inland locations.
There were no injuries to the crew or the public, no releases and no impacted motorist grade crossings from the train derailment that occurred early Wednesday morning in Lake Forest, Ill., Union Pacific spokeswoman Calli Hite said Thursday.
South Korean ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine said it expects to save costs and boost competitiveness through the “2M+H Strategic Cooperation,” which was signed Wednesday in Sausalito, Calif.