The Broe Group

BRG’s $9,000 donation to Point Isabel Independent School District in honor of nine “safe” shipper will provide clothing and school supplies for local students and families impacted by Laguna Heights tornado, according to OmniTRAX. BRG President Shariff Gonnella, pictured fourth from left; Norma Torres, retired BRG leader, pictured sixth from right. (Photograph Courtesy of OmniTRAX)

Texas Shippers Honored for Safety

Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway, LLC (BRG), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, has presented a $9,000 donation to the Point Isabel Independent School District (ISD) in honor of nine shippers demonstrating a commitment to safety.

Leaders from Chicago Fire, Chicago Police and Chicago’s 10th Ward joined officials from OmniTRAX to recognize rail shippers’ safety milestones on the Chicago Rail Link line. (OmniTRAX Photograph)

Chicago Shippers Honored for Safety

Chicago Rail Link (CRL), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, presented donations to the Chicago Fire Department’s Gold Badge Society and Chicago Community Policing Office 4th District CAPS in honor of four shippers that demonstrate a commitment to safety.

Chris Tecu, Senior Vice President Industrial Development, The Broe Group (left); and Frances Phillips, Senior Advisor-On Board Specialists and Customer Service, PTSI Transportation (right).

People News: The Broe Group, PTSI Transportation

The Broe Group names Chris Tecu as Senior Vice President Industrial Development. Also, PTSI Transportation appoints Frances Phillips Senior Advisor-On Board and Customer Service and elects two new additional members to its Board of Directors.

Pictured (left to right): Lucy Grasso, OmniTRAX; Alexis Kudlak, ASLRRA; and Fabrizio Brasca and Rebecca Nerad, FourKites.

People News: OmniTRAX, ASLRRA, FourKites

OmniTRAX appoints a Vice President of Business Strategy. Also, the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) welcomes a new Senior Accountant, and FourKites bolsters its management team with a Chief Strategy Officer and a Vice President of Global Customer Success.

Pennsylvania-based Button Oil & Propane, in partnership with NSHR, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 22 for a new propane terminal. (Photograph Courtesy of NSHR)

Small-Road Briefs: NSHR, OmniTrax

Button Oil & Propane opens a 240,000-gallon rail-fed propane terminal in Northumberland, Pa., which is served by North Shore Railroad (NSHR). Also, Fulton County (Ga.) Railway LLC (FCR), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, presents a community donation to an Atlanta-area fire department in honor of Owens Corning Trumbull Atlanta Division.

OmniTRAX has been named exclusive rail operator for Tulsa Ports.

OmniTRAX Named Tulsa Port’s ‘Exclusive’ Rail Partner

Railroad and transportation management company OmniTRAX has been selected as the exclusive rail partner for multi-modal shipping complex Tulsa Port of Catoosa, Oklahoma’s $300 million inland port—one of the largest in the U.S., providing access for thousands of barges to move millions of tons of freight to and from America’s heartland.