Cory Clark, Transportation Market Leader, Olsson
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People News: Olsson, FourKites

Engineering and design firm Olsson elevates Cory Clark to Transportation Market Leader. Also, Priya Rajagopalan, Sean Fallon and Mike DeAngelis are now on the senior leadership team at FourKites, a supply chain visibility provider.

Supply Side: COAST/Nexxiot, FourKites

COAST Autonomous, Inc. (COAST) and Nexxiot announce a strategic partnership to enhance port and rail yard operations. Also, FourKites launches an Inbound Visibility solution to enhance end-to-end shipment.

Wabtec has landed a “multi-million-dollar” order from Kawasaki Rail Car for brakes and couplers that will be used on MTA New York City Transit’s 640 new R211 rapid transit cars. The 640 cars were ordered in 2022 as an option to a 2018 base order for 535 cars (pictured).
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Supply Side: Wabtec, FourKites

Wabtec Corporation is supplying brakes and couplers for 640 MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) R211s on order with Kawasaki Rail Car Inc. Also, supply chain visibility provider FourKites updates its AI-enabled Slot Manager system.

Pictured (left to right): Bo Tao, Chief Technology Officer, FourKites; Manik Mair, Senior Vice President Corporate Growth, FourKites; and Lesley Kandaras, General Manager, Metro Transit.
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People News: MBTA, Metro Transit, FourKites

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) appoints four transit veterans to oversee stations, infrastructure, engineering, capital program enhancement, operations, and safety. Also, Minnesota’s Metropolitan Council names Metro Transit’s new General Manager; and FourKites, a real-time supply chain visibility company, expands its executive leadership team.

Jennifer Rumsey (Photo: Business Wire)
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People News: Cummins, WSP, FourKites, Alaska Railroad

Cummins Inc. (Cummins) President and CEO Jennifer Rumsey is named Chair of the Board of Directors. Also, WSP’s Sallye Perrin is recognized as the American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) P3 Trailblazer of the Year; FourKites adds three industry veterans to its team; and Alaska Railroad announces promotions and transfers throughout the organization.

According to Intramotev, its ReVolt cars remain in the train consist “to capture energy via regenerative braking and reduce locomotives’ diesel consumption,” while its TugVolt cars (pictured)—supplied as a “proprietary kit that can retrofit/upfit existing railcars to become battery-electric”—can decouple from the consist to independently provide first- and last-mile service.
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Supply Side: FourKites, Intramotev, Medha/Leclanché

FourKites, a real-time supply chain visibility company, earns a 2023 Gartner Marketing and Communications Award. Also, Intramotev will supply three battery-electric railcars to Iron Senergy for its mining operation in Waynesburg, Pa.; and Medha Group and Leclanché SA agree to jointly market their technologies in the railroad and commercial truck markets.

Supply Side: IntelliTrans, FourKites, Cylus

IntelliTrans and FourKates are listed in Gartner’s® 2023 Magic Quadrant™ for Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms (RTTVPs). Also, Cylus expands its vision and cybersecurity platform with the launch of its Rail Security Platform.

Left to Right: FourKites President Rocky Subramanian; Stantec Transportation Business Leader for North America Dave Sauve; and PTSI Transportation Product Manager of Route Learning System™ Em Hall.
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People News: FourKites, Stantec, PTSI Transportation

FourKites appoints Rocky Subramanian as President. Also, Stantec names Dave Sauve as Transportation Business Leader for North America; and PTSI Transportation appoints Em Hall as Product Manager of its Route Learning System™.