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Farmer takes office as IANA chair

Katie Farmer, group vice president of consumer products at BNSF Railway, has taken office as the first woman to chair the Intermodal Association of North America’s board of directors.

Farmer succeeded Phil Shook, director of intermodal at C.H. Robinson, who remains on the board.

Trucker Kevin Lhotak, president of Reliable Transportation Specialists, Inc., was named […]

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Poor rail service led shippers to shift loads to highway: C.H. Robinson

More shippers contracting with C.H. Robinson Worldwide shifted loads from railroad to highway in the second quarter after seeing intermodal rail service deteriorate.

The Minneapolis-based company said intermodal rail service incrementally improved in the second quarter compared with the first three months of the year, but it expects rail service to remain a challenge for […]

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