Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) will use Blume Global’s asset management system to foster intermodal traffic growth. Also, Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada (Rio Tinto IOC) is donating C$4 million to a Quebec college for a new training, research and innovation pavilion for the rail, industrial maintenance and energy intelligence industries; and Penn State names Wabtec Corporation as its 2023 Corporate Partner of the Year.
Run Rail selects Blume Global to supply a rail billing program plus container management services. Also, Duos Technologies reports that its machine vision system can be tailored to meet railcar inspection requirements; and TÜV Rheinland receives Standards Council of Canada accreditation as an independent safety assessor for rail projects.
Logistics software firm WiseTech Global has purchased Pleasanton, Calif.-based Blume Global for $414 million. Blume Global’s multimodal supply-chain orchestration platform, which launched in 2018 and is said to unite “end-to-end visibility, supplier management and logistics execution,” is used by such customers as BNSF Logistics, Canadian Pacific, C.H. Robinson, CSX, Florida East Coast Railway, Hapag-Lloyd, Kansas City Southern, Maersk, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific.
Supply chain technology provider Blume Global has introduced what it describes as “an end-to-end, interline rail freight scheduler that gives users visibility around cargo moving from one railroad to another.”
Blume Global and DCLI, with Bill Shea and Pervinder Johar: RAIL GROUP ON AIR PODCAST with MARINE LOG
For the first time, Railway Age and Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. sister publication Marine Log join forces to discuss the global rail and marine intermodal logistics scene with Bill Shea, CEO of DCLI (Direct Chassis Link Inc.)