Direct ChassisLink now owns, leases, or manages about 136,000 marine chassis, as well as roughly 80,000 domestic chassis, for a total fleet of over 216,000 chassis, making it the largest chassis provider to the U.S. transportation market, the company said.
North Carolina-based intermodal services provider Direct ChassisLink, Inc. (DCLI) has acquired a fleet of about 72,000 53-foot domestic chassis from New Jersey-based chassis provider TRAC Intermodal, as well as TRAC’s related customer and hosting contracts with major Class I railroads and intermodal shipping companies throughout the United States.
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“The addition of domestic chassis to our business accelerates our vision to create the leading intermodal asset leasing, management, and services platform for the transportation and logistics industries,” Direct ChassisLink CEO Bill Shea said.
With the completion of the sale, DCLI now owns, leases, or manages about 136,000 marine chassis, as well as roughly 80,000 domestic chassis, for a total fleet of over 216,000 chassis. DCLI said this now makes it the largest provider of chassis to the U.S. transportation market.
The company also manages over 86,000 domestic intermodal containers for third parties.
“DCLI customers will now benefit from a single source for intermodal marine and domestic chassis leasing services,” the company said in a statement, “over an expanded national footprint that encompasses all major ports and railway terminals.”
“We look forward to serving both our new and existing customers with our enhanced technology-enabled service offerings and an expanded national footprint across the marine and domestic intermodal markets,” Shea said.
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