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Category: Chassis Leasing

2M Alliance Could Mean Higher Costs and Impact Chassis Availability for Intermodal Freight Transporters at New York/New Jersey Port

Posted on Thursday April 9, 2015 by April U

What has 185 vessels, an estimated capacity of 2.1 million TEUs and is likely to cause more headaches for truckers and intermodal freight haulers? Answer: The 2M Alliance between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). While this alliance between … Continue reading

Chassis Leasing in Oakland, CA

Posted on Tuesday March 10, 2015 by April U

“California ports handle 60 percent of the nation’s imports from the Far East and more than 70 percent of California’s agricultural export trade.” Current contract disputes between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association are being … Continue reading

How Chassis and Driver Shortages Will Impact the Supply Chain

Posted on Wednesday November 26, 2014 by April U

Retailers in the midst of the peak holiday season, are already feeling the affects of chassis and driver shortages on the arrival of holiday merchandise. Shipping delays, higher freight transport costs, cargo port diversions and related issues seem to be … Continue reading

The Advantages of Long Term Chassis Leasing in Chicago

Posted on Thursday August 7, 2014 by April U

Chicago is one of the most important intermodal ports in the U.S. for the movement of dry bulk goods. This is because it serves as one of the gateways connecting both the east- and west coast regions, in addition to … Continue reading

The Advantage of Chassis Leasing in the Savannah, Georgia Area

Posted on Thursday May 8, 2014 by April U

Summary: Savannah, Georgia’s south central location is widely regarded as one of the most highly connected shipping and intermodal freight transport cities in the USA. Here’s why Penn Intermodal Leasing, a widely used and respected special purpose chassis leasing company, … Continue reading

Chassis Leasing, a Good Option for Aging Truck Fleets in an Uncertain Economy

Posted on Tuesday April 22, 2014 by April U

Overall, the USA economy is still seeing a slow recovery from the 2008 recession, but the work truck industry is seeing faster than expected growth, due in large part to the replacement of aging fleets.  Fleet turnover in interstate shipping … Continue reading