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One year on, conference attendees see world through different lens
Rising demand for almost everything captures narrative at Inland Distribution event.
CN, NS disclose Midwest interchange service
Routing seen shaving up to two days off transit times between western Canada, eastern U.S.
CSX names Foote to head operations, sales, marketing; Sanborn, Eliasson to resign
Foote ran sales, marketing at CN when current CSX CEO Harrison headed Canadian railroad.
CSX touts improved operating metrics to validate Harrison's precision model
Train velocity up 16 percent since mid-July, dwell times down 15 percent since summer, railroad says.
Twin hurricanes may go down as nation's most expensive natural disaster, report says
Harvey, Irma to shave 1.2 percent off Q3 GDP growth; transport services back to normal in Houston.
Port of Oakland approves rail spur linking to Cool Port DC
$11 million project to connect UP, BNSF to on-port perishables DC.
Precision is not easy
Conversion to the "precision scheduled railroading" model revived the flagging fortunes of Canadian National and Canadian Pacific. But it's not going so well over at CSX.
CSX starts daily rail service linking Norfolk, Pittsburgh
Trains to operate between port, new CSX intermodal facility.
Will two disasters in three weeks move the cloud investment needle?
Cleanup after Irma continues apace as companies take stock of their resiliency efforts and IT investments.
Thailand 4.0
It may be a mid-tier economy right now, but Thailand is aiming for the big leagues. To make that happen, it's embarking on an ambitious growth plan that includes $50 billion in infrastructure spending.

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