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What Car Do You Drive?

Since I was young I have always loved the 1959 Corvette. If ever there was a dream car for me, this is it. Convertible, of course! What is your dream car? Wouldn't you maintain it like new "forever"? Would you agree with what Champion puts on its website?  "Choose quality parts every time...because safety matters, performance [...]

By | 2018-07-12T13:34:00+00:00 July 13th, 2018|FYI, logistics, railcars, Transportation|0 Comments

WHAT HIDDEN CHARGES ARE YOU PAYING?

Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO In a recent study 93% of shippers report paying some sort of hidden surcharge on top of their transportation charge. You read that correctly- NINETY THREE PERCENT! Sounds like there is a very high probability that you fall into that category. What are some of these hidden charges [...]

By | 2018-06-25T10:36:03+00:00 June 26th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

Speed and the 4468 Mallard

Eric Wilmot, Director Marketing & Technology Is 100 mph fast? I suppose it's a matter of perspective. If you were soaring on a jet at 100 mph you may consider it downright sluggish (if the plane is even designed to travel that slowly) yet the thought of a baseball whizzing across home plate [...]

By | 2018-06-19T11:01:22+00:00 June 19th, 2018|FYI, logistics, railcars, Transportation|0 Comments

AVOID THIS CSXT $600 PER CAR CHARGE

If you own a rail car mark/initial be sure to read this blog or you could be paying $600 extra per car to CSXT. CSXT has announced that effective June 1, 2018, any privately owned railcar shipped on CSXT which has no approved and active OT-5 will be subject to a penalty charge of $600 [...]

By | 2018-05-17T10:18:25+00:00 May 17th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

BY THE NUMBERS

Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO  Which one of you majored in statistics, and loved it???!!! Are you aware of these stats? "China's share of high tech exports has risen from about five percent in 1999 to about 25 percent at present. America's has plummeted from about 20 percent to about seven percent. What [...]

By | 2018-05-02T10:26:52+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|logistics|0 Comments