Insights - July 2016 - (Page 20)

IN BRIEF CenterPoint Properties has arranged a long-term lease agreement with Port Logistics Group for 47 Sonny Perdue Drive within the CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Savannah, Georgia. Lat-Lon has introduced Adaptive Device Configuration to its "SMART" tracking technology, making it possible for users to manage reporting configuration and get automatic updates based on location, weather data, proximity to set points, unit status and sensor input. The Bureau International des Containers has launched a pilot database of container tare weight data to support carriers, shippers, forwarders and other intermediaries as new SOLAS requirements come into effect. ContainerPort Group, Inc. has opened its newest transportation terminal in Savannah, Georgia, which, together with Atlanta, Charlotte and Greensboro, makes up its expanded South Atlantic network. Konecranes introduced to market its new BOXPORTER RMG crane, which, among other benefits, gives the operator an extended view to truck and train loading and unloading and container stacking. Union Pacific and Katoen Natie announced their new Dallas to Dock service that provides Gulf region plastic producers with a low cost export solution for plastic pellets, expanding their reach overseas via Union Pacific's premium intermodal service. Unsurpassed on Time Service. Revolving Around Quality Service! * Over 100 power units * Intermodal terminals and drop yards in Jacksonville, Tampa, Titusville & Winter Haven * 21 Bay cross-dock facility in Jacksonsville * Intrastate and Interstate service * Bonded carrier, Liquor license, Haz-mat certified Tel: (904) 598-2683 Fax: (904) 598-2627 20 Intermodal Insights | July 2016 Bureau of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce has given the French group CMA CGM regulatory clearance to proceed with its planned takeover of Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines. Crowley Liner Services has entered into a new 10-year lease and operating agreement with the Broward County Board of County Commissioners for a 99-acre marine terminal at Port Everglades. MercuryGate, the transportation management software provider, completed an integration partnership with Thoroughbred Direct Intermodal Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Norfolk Southern Railroad. A joint venture between Kansas City Southern and Norfolk Southern will invest $28 million this summer to make improvements along a 320-mile rail line between Meridian, Mississippi and Shreveport, Louisiana. CIMC Intermodal Equipment, a subsidiary of CIMC Vehicles, has launched a newsletter covering all aspects of the intermodal transportation segment. C.R. England has added six additional drivers to its Honored Veterans Fleet and recognized World War II-era veteran Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen USAF (Ret.) "The Berlin Candy Bomber" as the first recipient of the C.R. England Honored Veteran Award. Salson Logistics now provides a container weighing service for other motor carriers serving the Port of New York and New Jersey.

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

Insights - July 2016
Restart Legislation Gets a Restart
Speed Limter Rule May Advance
Industry Gets Closer to SOLAS Compliance
DOC Delays Tire Duty Decision
Changes Proposed to IANA Bylaws
Information Services News
Inspection Metrics Report
Early Recognition and Support Helped Intermodal Grow
Taking It to the Street
Freight Reports
State Legislative Update
Sustainability News
Port News
People in the News
Intermodal EXPO 2016 Education Session by Stakeholder Interest
Intermodal EXPO 2016 Education Session Descriptions
In Brief
2016 Sponsors
Welcome New Members
Intermodal Calendar

Insights - July 2016