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The Impact of Hurricanes on the Logistics & Transportation Industry

Posted on Friday September 21, 2018 by April U

Labor Day through the new year is the busiest season for the transportation industry due to extra loads being shipped for the holiday season, fall harvest and the rise of online direct to consumer sales.  It also happens to be … Continue reading

U.S. Proposed Chassis Tariffs in the Effect on the Chassis Shortage

Posted on Thursday September 6, 2018 by April U

Whether at a coastal port or a railyard in the heart of America, there is currently a chassis shortage throughout the United States. Major U.S. ports including the Port of LA, Port of New York- New Jersey, Savannah, Chicago, Baltimore, … Continue reading

Comparing the Options for Bulk Wine Transport

Posted on Thursday August 9, 2018 by April U

According to the California Wine Institute, California is the #1 wine producing state in the US and is the world’s 4th leading wine producing region after France, Italy, and Spain. When you factor in imports and exports, bulk wine transport … Continue reading

Podcasts Transportation Professionals Should Be Listening To

Posted on Tuesday July 31, 2018 by April U

Transportation professionals want brief, timely and topical industry news, insightful information on trends, and discourse from thought leaders, whether they are behind the wheel or on the beach. Popular podcasts offer entertaining audible news and a much needed break from … Continue reading

NACD Joins EPA Administrator for Signing of New RMP Proposed Rule

Posted on Thursday June 28, 2018 by April U

The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) has submitted public comments in support of the Risk Management Program (RMP) Reconsideration proposed rule, which was signed by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Scott Pruitt, last month.The proposed rule is open … Continue reading

The April 2018 Educational Primer on Chemical Regulations for Canada and The US

Posted on Wednesday May 30, 2018 by April U

The EPA states that the purpose of this primer is to compile easy-to-use information for stakeholders potentially regulated under similar U.S. and Canadian regulations — Significant New Use Rules (SNUR) in the U.S. and Significant New Activity (SNAc) provisions in … Continue reading

What Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal Means for The Intermodal Industry

Posted on Wednesday April 18, 2018 by April U

Earlier this year, President Trump revealed his long-anticipated infrastructure program, which had been a recurring campaign promise during the 2016 election. Unsurprisingly, several of these policies will impact the intermodal shipping and transportation industry. Highlights of Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal President … Continue reading

Flexitanks Versus ISO Tank Containers for Bulk Liquid Transportation

Posted on Thursday February 1, 2018 by April U

Flexi-Tanks and tank containers are both used to transport bulk liquids. Depending on what you’re shipping, from where, and to where you’re cargo is going, one method might be better than the other. Bulk liquid transportation is an important segment … Continue reading

Identify Bulk Liquid Terminal Data Management Challenges to Improve Delivery and Profitability

Posted on Wednesday January 3, 2018 by April U

Bulk liquid terminal management is a highly specialized, fragmented, and evolving industry for which accurate and timely data management is essential to a successful operation. The shift in communications is from paper files to email, chat and other electronic venues. … Continue reading

J. Mark Longenecker Promoted to General Manager

Posted on Wednesday September 13, 2017 by April U

Penn Intermodal Leasing LLC and Matlack Leasing LLC are pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Longenecker as General Manager of both businesses.  Mr. Longenecker joined Penn/Matlack in 2015 as Finance Manager. In April 2017, he was promoted to Director … Continue reading