Trinity Industries, Inc. has publishing its inaugural 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which details the company’s ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) initiatives and response to COVID-19.
The RailPulse℠ joint venture has selected Princeton Consultants to design its technology platform that “will facilitate and accelerate the adoption of telematics across the North American railcar fleet.”
Trinity Industries’ financial and operating results for fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 reflect “the decline in railcar demand” following the pandemic, President and CEO Jean Savage reported on Feb. 24.
Miner Enterprises has been recognized as a Trinity Premium Supplier, the only “Direct Supplier” selected.
Trinity Industries Leasing Company (TILC) has put into action its new Green Financing Framework. Business affiliate TrinityRail Maintenance Services is scaling back its Vidor, Tex., plant.
TrinityRail has introduced Trinsight™ tracking to provide shippers with railcar and cargo location, condition and status information in real time. The company also reported that its Maintenance Services division has acquired Bay Worx Rail, a Texas-based tank car cleaning business.
Five major rail industry companies—Trinity Industries, Norfolk Southern, GATX, Genesee & Wyoming and Watco Cos.—have entered into a joint venture called RailPulse that is “expected to accelerate rail modal transformation through the advancement of GPS technology and other telematics across the North American railcar fleet.”
Harry Zander, former TrinityRail Senior Vice President, has been named Executive Director-Strategic Market Development for Birmingham, Ala.-based VeriPhase.
People News: LRW Names Scholarship Honorees, IANA Announces Academic Competition Winner, Quandel Hires New VP
The League of Railway Women (LRW) has awarded its 2020 Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship ($2,000) and the inaugural LRW Future of Railroading Scholarship ($1,000) to TrinityRail Operations Manager Megan Forbes and Jessica Labrecque, respectively. An undergraduate team fielded by Georgia Southern University won the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) tenth Logistics and Supply Chain Academic Competition. Additionally, Chicago-based Quandel Consultants has named David M. Simon Vice President-Director of Wisconsin Operations.
CN President and CEO JJ Ruest, in his second Rail Group on Air appearance, describes his vision for CN’s future as the industry pushes forward following a challenging second quarter. Ruest, Railway