Insights - June 2016 - (Page 14)

IN BRIEF Ceres Marine Terminals, Inc. will serve as terminal operator for JAXPORT's new Intermodal Container Transfer Facility at Dames Point. CN has joined the Midwest Inland Port Strategic Development Coalition to provide strategic and marketing support to the development of the Midwest Inland Port in Decatur, Illinois. Florida East Coast Railway has delivered the first intermodal shipment purchased through its new tool EZ Buy, an online price quote and booking system for customers to 'buy' door-to-door intermodal transactional freight connecting the Southeast U.S. to South Florida markets. Consolidated Chassis Management has recognized the following vendors for their 2015 performance in CCM pools: ContainerPort Group 14 Intermodal Insights | June 2016 (lowest OOS percentage in the COCP); Midwest Systems (lowest OOS percentage in the MWCP); Watermark Terminal Solutions (best overall audit score in the GCCP); Frederick Intermodal (best overall audit score in the MCCP); and ConGlobal Industries (best overall audit score in the SACP and lowest OOS percentage in the GCCP and MCCP). HELP Inc., the non-profit public/ private partnership that provides PrePass weigh station bypass and other truck safety services, announced it is expanding its PrePass Plus electronic tolling to fleets of all sizes. CenterPoint Properties has acquired a 130,860 square foot transload facility, located in close proximity to the Port of Virginia, CSX and NS intermodal service and the I-64 Beltway. XPO Logistics has been recognized by Navistar International for achieving Diamond Supplier status as one of its top-performing suppliers. Eagle Systems has opened an agency in Louisville, Kentucky providing intermodal services to rail yards and depots within a 150 mile radius. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has honored seven affiliates for raising awareness about the benefits of sustainable goods movement as part of the 2016 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge, including the American Trucking Associations, Environmental Defense Fund and Penske. Schneider announced the acquisition of Watkins & Shepard, a trucking company specializing in overdimensional deliveries, and final-mile technology specialist Lodeso.

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

Insights - June 2016