Insights - April 2016 - (Page 12)

intermodal train between Charleston and Spartanburg where they will connect to intermodal train service between Spartanburg and Charlotte to complete the run. Cold Storage Facility Set for Bayport Terminal The Port of Houston Authority and AGRO Merchants Group concluded negotiations over the construction and operation of a 300,000-squarefoot refrigerated storage facility at the Bayport Container Terminal. Plans call for USDA inspection and handling, blast-freezing cells, segregated frozen and chilled warehouse space, and deep truck docks with ample doors for shipping and receiving. The site will serve the import and export of chilled and frozen meat, fish, poultry, fruits and vegetables. It is expected to be operational by summer 2017. People in the News Jeffrey Songer, previously senior vice president engineering and chief transportation officer, has been Songer promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer at Kansas City Southern, reporting to KCS President Patrick Ottensmeyer. Mark George, chairman of IMC Companies, has tapped Barry Bernard to lead Columbusbased Ohio Intermodal Services. Frank Sonzala has been appointed president/ CEO of CIMC Intermodal Equipment, a subsidiary of CIMC Vehicles Co., Ltd. Bernard Sonzala MatchBack Systems has appointed Tammy Leurquin as senior vice president of IT and operations. She joined the company in 2014 as director of IT. The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced William Glenn, senior vice president and chief commercial officer, is relinquishing his responsibilities as chief commercial officer to pursue opportunities outside the company. 12 Intermodal Insights | April 2016

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Insights - April 2016

Insights - April 2016
FMCSA Proposes New “High Risk” Definition
ITC Makes Initial Affirmative Determination
New CDL Training Requirements Proposed
IANA, 25 Years and Counting
IANA Welcomes New Director of Education
New Committee Leadership
Sustainability News
Gate Control – Information Is King
State Legislative Update
Freight Reports
Port News
People in the News
2016 Sponsors
In Brief
Welcome New Members
Intermodal Calendar

Insights - April 2016