People News: IntelliTrans, GATX, Port NOLA, STV

IntelliTrans hires Jim Bell as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Also, GATX Corporation (GATX) announces a transition plan for Vice President – Government and Industry Affairs at Rail North America; the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) appoints Ronald Wendel Jr. as Acting President and CEO of Port NOLA and Acting CEO of New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB); and STV promotes Philip Hanegraaf to Senior Vice President and Patricia Macchi to Vice President.

IntelliTrans Overhauls Transportation Management System

IntelliTrans on March 5 announced that it has overhauled its Transportation Management System (TMS), incorporating its global supply chain visibility platform so that businesses can now use the only software as a service (SaaS)-based TMS that “provides seamless shipment execution and visibility across rail, truck, barge and ocean.”

Pictured (left to right): Chad Raube, IntelliTrans; Ken Sherman, IntelliTrans; Kevin J. Hillesland, GATX; Geoffrey D. Phillips, GATX; John M. Sbragia, GATX; and Ron Ester, MBTA.
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People News: GATX, IntelliTrans, MBTA

GATX Corporation elevates three senior executives. Also, a new President and CEO takes the throttle at IntelliTrans; and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Chief Safety Officer resigns.

Chicago-based Mitsui Rail Capital rebrands as Modern Rail Capital to reflect its consolidation under one parental entity earlier this year when JA Mitsui Leasing Capital Corporation (JMCC) acquired full ownership from Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
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Supply Side: IntelliTrans, MRC

IntelliTrans earns recognition in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution Technologies 2023 report. Also, railcar lessor Mitsui Rail Capital rebrands as Modern Rail Capital (MRC).

(Image Courtesy of IntelliTrans and Nexxiot)

IntelliTrans, Nexxiot Team on Railcar Monitoring

IntelliTrans’s transportation management and visibility platforms will be integrated with Nexxiot’s asset monitoring technology to “help keep rail shipments running smoothly,” the companies reported July 18.

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.

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The RailPulse end-to-end rail industry telematics platform enhances the shipper experience through robust GPS and railcar telematics data delivered via an easy-to-use, cloud-based dashboard and APIs.
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Supply Side: RailPulse, IntelliTrans

RailPulse’s cloud-based telematic platform is slated to be complete in the second half of 2023. Also, IntelliTrans partners with AllTranstek, LLC to improve railcar maintenance tracking.