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.
in the News
of Commissioners of
the Port of
and CEO Gary
retire at the
end of his current contract in
JAXPORT has selected Paul Soares,
P.E., as the port's new senior director,
In conjunction with the
of Jim Gaw,
which is effective June 30,
Hub Group has
Steve Rand to
fill the executive
vice president of
CenterPoint Properties has
as senior vice
on the West
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
of government and
with induction into the
Hall of Fame
of the Florida
Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, in recognition of his contributions
to international trade, commerce and
Help Inc. has hired Jeﬀ Christian as
its chief financial officer.
Stoughton Trailers has appointed
Bill Hasz as its new sales director.
Debbie Cohen has joined DCLI as a
vice president of sales, steamship lines,
reporting to CMO Jeremy Haycock.
The Federal Highway Administration has appointed Walter Waidelich as
its executive director to manage daily
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
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
FleetPride has named Allan R.
Dragone, Jr., former Unisource chief
executive officer, as its new president
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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
People in the News
Welcome New Members
Insights - June 2016