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Rittenbaum rising at GLC Mark J. Rittenbaum, Executive Vice President, Commercial & Leasing at The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. is transitioning to President of Greenbrier Leasing Corp. (GLC), in anticipation of James T. Sharp’s retirement Dec. 31, 2016.

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Railway Age presents its second annual Fast Trackers contest, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields or within their company.     Entries will be judged by experienced industry...
not-in-my-railcar-you-don’t—right?
Railcar buyers are frequently of habit. It stands to reason. The costs of operating a railcar for moving a commodity are generally transportation, rent or debt expense (unless the asset is owned outright by the end user) and maintenance expenses. Additionally,...
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Mark J. Rittenbaum, Executive Vice President, Commercial & Leasing at The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. is transitioning to President of Greenbrier Leasing Corp. (GLC), in anticipation of James T. Sharp’s retirement Dec. 31, 2016. Sharp will continue in an advisory role through...
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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. and Astra Rail Management GmbH on Oct. 13 announced formation of Greenbrier-Astra Rail, a new company “that will create an end-to-end, Europe-based freight railcar manufacturing, engineering and repair business. The enterprise will consist of Greenbrier’s European...
signs-of-renewed-life-in-the-freight-car-market
Obtaining an accurate read on the current freight car market is like trying to fine-tune a multiple-carburetor setup on a classic performance car. Adjust one setting, and another setting may be thrown off. “Railcar orders are likely to remain well below...

the-us-railcar-market
A leasing company peer was lamenting the state of the railcar marketplace, the downward and steady pressure on railcar lease rates and the dim prospects for a 2017 rebound. The discussion turned to the topic of the seeming disconnect between...
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At Cowen and Company’s Eighth Annual Global Transportation Conference, analyst Matt Elkott hosted a railcar outlook and overview discussion panel featuring Railroad Financial Corp. President and Railway Age Financial Editor David Nahass, Northeast Logistics Systems LLC Founder and Principal Richard...
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The Greenbrier Companies announced Sept. 8, 2016 that its subsidiary, Greenbrier Management Services LLC (GMS) has expanded its railcar asset management business with the launch of a new Regulatory Services Group led by James H. Rader, Vice President of Regulatory...
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The economy remains “tepid” and surface transportation companies “remain focused on controlling costs, limiting capex and searching hard for growth opportunities,” according to Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl, reporting on the...
ecp-brakes-money-politics-and-oregon
Financial Edge, Railway Age, August 2016: Ah those midsummer doldrums. Hopefully, loyal readers are able to take a needed respite and page through your favorite magazine by a pool or a beach, slathered in sunblock or buried in shade. ...

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