Insights - June 2016 - (Page 13)

The Google forum matches drivers looking to return a container or chassis with those looking to pick one up. An automatic email is generated to forum subscribers when equipment availability is posted, and the transaction is then handled directly between drivers. According to Bi-State Motor Carriers, its members are not charged for using the forum; it is included in their membership fees. At the Port of Oakland, Jupigo, a newly launched mobile app developed by one of the port's licensed carriers, similarly facilitates street turns for available equipment. The app is one in a series introduced at the port this year. Two other applications calculate truck turn times for containerized cargo handling. People in the News The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans announced that President and CEO Gary LaGrange will retire at the end of his current contract in April 2017. JAXPORT has selected Paul Soares, P.E., as the port's new senior director, facilities development. In conjunction with the retirement of Jim Gaw, which is effective June 30, Hub Group has announced the promotion of Steve Rand to fill the executive vice president of sales position. CenterPoint Properties has announced Ryan Dunlap as senior vice president, investments, on the West Coast. Rob Nissen, SAF-Holland director of field service, has received the Recognized Associates award from the American Trucking Associations' Technology and Maintenance Council in acknowledgement of his contribution to improving equipment and its maintenance. Rand Crowley's Jay Brickman, vice president of government and Cuba services, was honored with induction into the Hall of Fame Brickman of the Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, in recognition of his contributions to international trade, commerce and logistics. Help Inc. has hired Jeff Christian as its chief financial officer. Stoughton Trailers has appointed Bill Hasz as its new sales director. Dunlap Debbie Cohen has joined DCLI as a vice president of sales, steamship lines, reporting to CMO Jeremy Haycock. LaGrange The Federal Highway Administration has appointed Walter Waidelich as its executive director to manage daily operations. Johanson Transportation Service has made several changes in its perishable food division, including the following: Shawn Dhillon was promoted to carrier procurement lead, and Matt Holt was appointed customer service lead. Both earned certified transportation broker designations from the Transportation Intermediaries Association. Werner Enterprises has promoted Derek Leathers to president and chief executive officer, replacing company founder Clarence Werner, who will remain executive chairman. H. Marty Nordlund, previously senior executive vice president of specialized services, was promoted to senior executive vice president and chief operating officer. Kansas City Southern announced that effective July 1, 2016, Patrick J. Ottensmeyer will succeed David L. Starling as the company's chief executive officer. Mr. Ottensmeyer will also keep the title of president. Part of KCS' comprehensive executive succession plan, Starling will continue to serve as senior advisor to the chief executive officer. FleetPride has named Allan R. Dragone, Jr., former Unisource chief executive officer, as its new president & CEO. June 2016 | Intermodal Insights 13 http://www.cushingtrans.com

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

Restart Legislation Gets a Restart
Speed Limter Rule May Advance
FMCSA Sends Clearinghouse Rule to OMB
Silver Kingpin Award Ballots Due June 30
Business Meeting Roundtables Advance Safety and Productivity
EXPO Curtain Raisers Spotlight Industry Leaders and Analysts
State of the Industry and Federal Partners
At 25, IANA Exceeds Goals
Port Trucker Case is Tip of he NLRB's Spear Aimed at Contractor Status
Sustainability News
Freight Reports
Port News
People in the News
In Brief
2016 Sponsors
Welcome New Members
Intermodal Calendar

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