Apollo Global Acquires Direct ChassisLink, Blume Global

Direct ChassisLink Direct ChassisLink Inc.

Apollo Global Management acquired Direct ChassisLink Inc. and Blume Global Inc. from EQT Infrastructure, according to a joint news release from Apollo Global and Direct ChassisLink.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
March 13, 2019

Milestone Chassis Expands Footprint in Western, Midwestern Markets

Transportation equipment company Milestone Chassis is looking to address nationwide chassis shortages with several service improvements and two new locations.

Transport Topics
October 29, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Asset Tracking Spreads to Intermodal Chassis

Truck-Lite Truck-Lite's Richard talks new products at an industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

While asset-tracking devices are finding increased adoption with intermodal container fleets, uptake for that venerable old workhorse of the intermodal supply chain — the chassis — faces different challenges.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
September 5, 2018
Business, Logistics

NACPC Gets Approval to Run Chassis Pool at Georgia, South Carolina Ports

NACPC Port of Savannah, Ga. (Tom Driggers/Flickr)

Chassis pool operations at ports in Georgia and South Carolina will shift later this year to a new entity created by the North American Chassis Pool Cooperative, and equipment at the facilities will be expanded and undergo a series of improvements, the group said.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 15, 2018
Business, Equipment

Chassis Company FlexiVan to Purchase Intermodal Tire Business From New Pride

FlexiVan deals for New Pride intermodal tire division FlexiVan

FlexiVan is purchasing substantially all of the assets of New Pride Corp.’s intermodal tire division, the Kenilworth, N.J., intermodal chassis leasing company said Aug. 6.

Transport Topics
August 10, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

Port Authorities of Georgia, South Carolina Partner to Tackle Chassis Shortage

Trac Intermodal

The Georgia and South Carolina port authorities are teaming up to ensure that cargo continues to move in the region.

DeAnn Komanecky | Savannah Morning News, Ga.
July 9, 2018
Business, Equipment

Off-Site Chassis, Container Operations Can Improve Efficiency, Research Says

Chassis Trac Intermodal via YouTube

While it might seem counterintuitive on the surface, truck drivers are more efficient when some container and chassis operations are moved away from the main terminal, according to research unveiled at the Transportation Research Board.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 8, 2018

Consolidated Chassis Launches Online Reservation System

CCM debuts new chassis management system Consolidated Chassis Management

Consolidated Chassis Management has introduced a web-based chassis reservation system designed for motor carriers, depot managers and chassis providers.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
November 20, 2017
Business, Equipment

Direct ChassisLink Inc. Acquires Trac Intermodal’s Domestic Chassis Fleet

DCLI chassis Direct ChassisLink Inc.

Direct ChassisLink Inc. has signed an agreement to make a major acquisition, purchasing the entire domestic chassis fleet from competitor Trac Intermodal.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 25, 2017
Business, Equipment

DCLI Expands Premium Chassis Fleet to Near Canadian National's Chicago Intermodal Rail Yard

DCLI chassis Direct ChassisLink Inc.

Direct ChassisLink Inc. has introduced its premium pool into the Chicago market, expanding the equipment footprint beyond Southern California.

Transport Topics
October 13, 2017