TRAC Intermodal launches premium chassis pool

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
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TRAC Intermodal’s TRAC Select is premium chassis pool “fleeted with a wide array of specialty chassis and services to meet specific customer and marketplace needs . . . designed to provide equipment choice to motor carriers, Beneficial Cargo Owners and NVOCCs (non-vessel operating common carriers*).”

TRAC Select is currently available in more than 20 locations nationwide, with further expansion planned. TRAC Select “offers customers assured supply of premium, high-quality equipment in each market, with convenient locations near marine ports, railroad terminals and depots along with quick and easy in/out gating,” the company said. TRAC Select chassis models include upgraded 40-foot marine chassis, Titans, Tri-Axles and Lightweights that, depending on the chassis selection, offer features such as radial tires, LED lights, ABS (anti-lock braking systems), GPS tracking and automatic tire airing systems.

“TRAC Select’s ‘white glove’ service ensures that the needed chassis will always be available and pre-tripped for the road to help increase driver productivity,” said TRAC Intermodal President and CEO Keith Lovetro. “I introduction of TRAC Select is the latest in a series of customized product and service offerings that we’ve launched this year to meet the specialized, market-by-market needs of our customers. It not only delivers equipment choice to our customers, it also raises the bar on equipment quality and ease of use.”

TRAC Intermodal is North America’s largest intermodal chassis pool manager and equipment supplier for domestic and international transportation companies. The company’s active fleet consists of more than 267,000 chassis, with an operating footprint of more than 600 marine, 160 domestic and 60 depot locations across North America.

*NVOCC: A shipment consolidator or freight forwarder that does not own any vessel, but functions as a carrier by issuing its own bills of lading or air waybills and assuming responsibility for the shipments.

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