Blume Global

“Blume’s asset management solution is well established as the marketplace where IMCs obtain railroad-owned intermodal equipment,” Blume Global CEO Pervinder Johar said Sept. 11. “We look forward to helping CPKC expand their business in the U.S.”
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Supply Side: Blume Global, Rio Tinto IOC, Wabtec

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.

Pleasanton, Calif.-based Blume Global is delivering a program “that will track Run Rail’s private 53-foot fleet containers at all times, while also providing the ability for IMCs to reserve and bill for Run Rail's equipment.”
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Supply Side: Blume Global/Run Rail, Duos, TÜV Rheinland

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.

WiseTech Global Acquires Blume Global

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.