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Woman allegedly texting walks into moving freight train

Technically Incorrect: A Florida woman, who witnesses say appeared to be texting, survives after walking straight into a passing train.

By March 10, 2015


BMW puts a 40-ton electric truck on the road

In a step towards greener goods transportation, BMW and Scherm put a 40-ton electric freight truck in operation in Munich.

By July 9, 2015


Earbuds, freight train a fatal mix for pedestrian, police say

Authorities in Maryland say a 37-year-old man walked down railway tracks while shutting out the world and was hit by a train, despite the conductor's warning signal.

By May 11, 2013


Xperia Play launch delayed by Vodafone and Three due to 'freight issues'

The two operators have both delayed their launch of the Xperia Play gaming phone, albeit not for the same bug-related reasons as O2.

By April 1, 2011


Aggies rethinking truck freight with electric train

Texas A&M research group is prototyping an automated electric train designed to accommodate standard shipping containers and trailers.

By June 18, 2009


Trains to answer traffic, cost, pollution cries?

Shifting 25 percent of U.S. freight from trucks to trains could put nearly $1,000 in your pocket, according to the Association of American Railroads-backed Congestion Relief Index.

By July 1, 2008


Six ports sign up for Homeland Security scanning

Secure Freight Initiative will see cargo scanned for nuclear and radiological threats before it sets off for the U.S.

By December 7, 2006


SAP gets new business apps rolling

The German company plans to improve integration between its manufacturing and supply chain software. For now, it's adding freight tracking to its transportation management system.

By October 30, 2002


Integres grabs $15 million

Integres said Monday that it has received $15 million in a first round of funding from Technology Crossover Ventures. Palo Alto, Calif.-based Integres develops software designed to let companies track heavy-freight shipments over the Internet. The company's strategic partners include United Airlines, US Airways and UTi Worldwide.

By January 14, 2002


Unisys lands Air Canada contract

Unisys has announced a seven-year, $30 million contract with Air Canada. The computer services giant will modernize the air carrier's cargo information system and provide tools for tracking and managing freight via the Web. The new system will allow Air Canada to track cargo from beginning to end.

January 30, 2001