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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.

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s SEBconnect online portal and app connects small and emerging business owners in real-time with available contracting, purchasing and new business opportunities at the Convention Center, New Orleans Public Belt Railroad and the Port of New Orleans.
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Small-Road Briefs: NOPB/Port NOLA, SMART

New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) and the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) join New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s online portal and app that connects small and emerging businesses with available contracting and purchasing opportunities. Also, SMART Freight in California mulls a return to storing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tank cars.

TNW Corporation COO Bobby M. Franklin.

Franklin Appointed as TNW Corporation COO

Transportation logistics company TNW Corporation announced Nov. 7 that it has appointed Bobby M. Franklin as Chief Operation Officer responsible for the “performance, staffing, resource alignment and implementation of strategic initiatives” for

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NOPB, LAS Receive $3MM in Grants

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) has awarded two Class II and III Rail Infrastructure Improvement Program grants totaling $3 million to the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) and