Kansas City Southern bullish on late-2021 volumes

The Supply Chain Journal

Although Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) executives were tight-lipped about how operations might look should it succeed in merging with Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ), the railroad was upbeat Friday about its volume expectations for 2021.

CN, Kansas City Southern merger would target competition from trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

A merger between Canadian railway CN ( NYSE: CNI ) and Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) would created a formidable opponent for what should be the industry’s largest threat: long-haul trucking, CN executives said Tuesday morning in their pitch to acquire Kansas City Southern (KCS).

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News Alert: CN makes nearly $34 billion bid for Kansas City Southern

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian railway CN ( NYSE: CNI ) has offered to acquire Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) in a cash-and-stock transaction worth $33.7 CN rival Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) last month announced plans to acquire Kansas City Southern (KCS) for $29 billion. .

Canadian Pacific slams CN’s bid to acquire Kansas City Southern

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) slammed a bid by rival CN ( NYSE: CNI ) to acquire Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ), describing CN’s proposal as “massively complex and likely to fail” because it decreases competition and raises antitrust concerns, according to CP.

News Alert: CN makes nearly $34 billion bid for Kansas City Southern

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian railway CN ( NYSE: CNI ) has offered to acquire Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) in a cash-and-stock transaction worth $33.7 CN rival Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) last month announced plans to acquire Kansas City Southern (KCS) for $29 billion. .

News Alert: Regulators say older merger rules apply to Kansas City Southern

The Supply Chain Journal

A proposed merger between Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) and Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) can proceed under older rules governing Class I mergers, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) determined Friday. CN, Kansas City Southern merger would target competition from trucks.

Overstock.com selects Kansas City for 517,000 sq ft distribution centre

EFT

will open a distribution centre in Kansas City, Kansas. The new 517,000-square-foot operation, located at 5300 Kansas Avenue, will create more than 100 jobs within the next two years. They join a variety of other companies using Kansas for distribution and fulfillment facilities, including Amazon, Hy-Vee Aisles, Dollar Tree, Spectrum Brands and Horizon Global. Online home goods and furniture retailer Overstock.com, Inc.

CN confident in market share take from trucking via KCS merger

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian railway CN ( NYSE: CNI ) insists that ensuring competition among other railroads and shippers will be a priority should it succeed in merging with Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ). Regulators say older merger rules apply to Kansas City Southern.

Kansas City Southern Q1 net profit flattish on 4% revenue decline

The Supply Chain Journal

Lower revenue contributed to flattish year-over-year first-quarter net profit for Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU). . million in merger costs, according to Kansas City Southern (KCS). Kansas City Southern). Canadian Pacific intends to acquire Kansas City Southern for $29B.

Kansas City Southern Reports Record Revenue Despite Political Uncertainty Between Mexico and the U.S.

Logistics Trends and Insights

Class I railroad, Kansas City Southern (KCS) reported record second-quarter revenues, up 5% to $714 million, despite flat volumes. Of the Class 1 railroads, Kansas City Southern is the only one to run a dedicated system into Mexico through an agreement with the Mexican government. cross-border Mexico Railroads US Kansas City Southern U.S. Improvements in cost controls including the implementation of precision scheduled railroading principles benefited the company.

The Stockout: Potential rail merger could increase CPG companies’ intermodal options

The Supply Chain Journal

Tuesday morning there was big news out of the rail industry: Canadian National Railway (CN) made a stronger offer to acquire the Kansas City Southern (KCS) Railway than what Canadian Pacific (CP) and KCS agreed upon.

DSI Recognized as One of Kansas City’s Healthiest Employers

DSI

As we continue to make significant strides (no pun intended) in creating an environment that helps DSI employees enjoy active, healthier lifestyles, we’re thrilled to be among the companies recognized on the Kansas City Business Journal’s 2016 Healthiest Employers list. Company corporate health and wellness dsi dsi kansas city employee wellness kansas city business journal healthiest employers kansas city corporate challenge kansas city healthiest employers

Innovators, Entrepreneurs Converge on Techweek Kansas City

DSI

Techweek Kansas City 2016 is fast approaching. In less than two weeks, innovators, entrepreneurs and techies will come together to explore tech trends in Kansas City and beyond. Kansas City joined the roster last year and drew more than 4,000 attendees for a week of thought-provoking sessions and stimulating networking opportunities. We’re excited to hop on the Kansas City Streetcar to check out events throughout the week. Events techweek kansas city TechweekKC

CP Rail Agrees to Buy Kansas City Southern for $25 Billion

Supply Chain Brain

Canadian Pacific Railway is aiming to create a 20,000-mile rail network linking the U.S., Mexico and Canada in the first year of those nations’ new trade alliance

CN and Canadian Pacific vie for shippers’ and KCS shareholders’ favor

The Supply Chain Journal

Rivals CN ( NYSE: CNI ) and Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) are vying to win the public’s favor for which Canadian railway is better suited to merge with Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ). Regulators say older merger rules apply to Kansas City Southern.

CP, CN argue merger merits before Surface Transportation Board

The Supply Chain Journal

Rival railways CN ( NYSE: CNI ) and Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) on Wednesday pressed regulators to consider the merits of their competing requests to acquire Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ). There is no doubt that the best option for Kansas City Southern and the U.S.

Regulators approve CP’s and KCS’ request to form pre-merger voting trust

The Supply Chain Journal

The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has determined that Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) and Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) can proceed with establishing a voting trust as a way to protect Kansas City Southern (KCS) and its shareholders during the merger process.

Justice Department, CP and KCS spar over rail merger process

The Supply Chain Journal

Department of Justice (DOJ) and Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) disagree on whether CP’s use of a voting trust during its proposed acquisition of Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) will interfere with how regulators review the merger. The U.S.

Supply Chain News on Canadian Pacific Finally gets Its US Merger

Supply Chain Digest

CP to Acquire Kansas City Southern for 25 Billion Dollars, Create Extensive North American Nework

DSI Team Harnesses Mixed Reality to Win Techweek Kansas City Hackathon

DSI

The second annual Techweek Kansas City wrapped this weekend with a 24-hour hackathon. Techweek staff members were on hand to provide the snacks and more importantly, the caffeine that fueled some of Kansas City’s most creative tech talent through the night. augmented reality Events hackathon techweek techweek kansas cityThe weeklong event around innovation and entrepreneurship in tech culminated in the contest held in the Think Big offices.

BNSF’s parent company responds to KCS merger activity

The Supply Chain Journal

Count BNSF ( NYSE: BRK.B ) as one of those watching how efforts by Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) and CN ( NYSE: CNI ) to acquire Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) play out. There’s no magic to the Kansas City Southern. …

The Daily Dash: Trucking’s place in electric vehicle expansion

The Supply Chain Journal

The recently proposed merger by Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern makes good sense for American shippers, consumers and the economy at large. The High Five.

CN to discuss merger with KCS, sends STB over 400 support letters

The Supply Chain Journal

Rival Canadian suitors CN ( NYSE: CNI ) and Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) are seeking to win the hearts of the shareholders of Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ). CN said Saturday that it will be engaging with the board of directors of Kansas City Southern (KCS) over its acquisition proposal.

House Transportation Committee chair skeptical of rail merger offers

The Supply Chain Journal

The chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee panned competing efforts by two Canadian railways to acquire Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ), saying the offers threaten to usher in a new round of consolidations in the rail sector.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for April 22, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

Big Rival Bid for Kansas City Southern. Suez Canal Holding Beached Cargo Until Ship Owner Pays Up. Prices for New and Used Shipping Containers Surging. Dollar General Bets on Brick and Mortar Sales

Viewpoint: CP-KCS merger makes sense; CN takeover does not

The Supply Chain Journal

The two do not overlap but meet only at one place — Kansas City — making this the perfect hand-in-glove fit of all the railroads in North America. News Rail Top Stories BNSF Byron Dorgan Canadian Pacific Kansas City Southern KCS Surface Transportation Board USMCABy Byron L.

Canadian Pacific confident in KCS merger bid

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) isn’t planning on taking part in a bidding war with rival Canadian railway CN ( NYSE: CNI ) to acquire Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ), CP’s CEO said Wednesday. “We’re Canadian Pacific slams CN’s bid to acquire Kansas City Southern.

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

Supply Chain News Makers Video Series on American Trucking Associations CEO Bill Graves on Key Issues for 2016

Supply Chain Digest

Former Kansas Governor Sits Down for Interview with Our Dan Gilmore

Supply Chain News on Mixed Q4 for Rail Carriers after Impact of Tax Cuts

Supply Chain Digest

Volumes Up Big for Kansas City Southern and Norfolk Southern, Flat or Down at CSX and Union Pacific

K.C. Southern Morphs From Rail Dark Horse to $30 Billion Prize

Supply Chain Brain

In less than a year, Kansas City Southern has transformed from an industry wallflower to the belle of the ball, getting courted by Canada’s two biggest railroads

Supply Chain News on Rail Carriers See Soft Q2 Again in Terms of Volumes, but Stay Very Profitable

Supply Chain Digest

Kansas City Southern Only Carrier to See Profits Up in QuarterRates are Up Marginally on Lower Volumes.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Carrier Operating Performance by Mode for Q2 2016

Supply Chain Digest

Kansas City Southern has Great Quarter, while Old Dominion Slows but Still ar Outperforms RivalsRail Carriers Continue to be Far More Profitable than Truckload or LTL Sectors.

Century-Old Rail Rivalry Flares Up Over a $30 Billion Prize

Supply Chain Brain

s bid to wrest Kansas City Southern away from Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. Canadian National Railway Co.’s is rekindling a century-old rivalry and pitting former colleagues against each other

Boot Barn Implements Intelligent Warehouse Automation and Control System

Logistics Viewpoints

The company also operates store support and distribution centers in California and Kansas. The Wichita, Kansas facility supports the company’s expanding e-commerce business. Boot Barn is a retail chain devoted to western and work-related footwear, apparel, and accessories.

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