Business, Equipment

Chassis Providers Tout Equipment Upgrades, but Truckers Offer Mixed Reviews on Progress


Chassis providers have invested millions into renovating their equipment and buying new units to provide draymen a better experience, but while some trucking executives praise the work, others still haven’t seen the payoff.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
June 5, 2017

Flexi-Van, DCLI Launch ‘Pool of Pools’ at N.Y.-N.J. Port; Trac Not Involved

Direct ChassisLink Inc.

Chassis providers Flexi-Van Leasing and Direct ChassisLink Inc. will launch a “pool of pools” beginning June 1, offering trucking companies shared chassis at the Port of New York and New Jersey. But the largest chassis provider in the Northeast, Trac Intermodal, won’t contribute equipment to the pool.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017

DCLI to Raise Chassis Fees; Trucking Response Mixed


Direct ChassisLink Inc. will raise daily chassis rates it charges trucking companies to haul containers from ports in the Southeast, Gulf Coast and Midwest beginning Dec. 15, following similar increases from Trac Intermodal and Flexi-Van Leasing Inc. this summer.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
December 5, 2016

Three Large Chassis Owners Begin Pool in Southern California to Tackle Shortage

Three of the largest intermodal chassis owners announced the startup of a pool in Southern California that is meant to address ongoing difficulties with equipment supply at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California.

March 9, 2015