Midwest Association of Rail Shippers meeting July 13-14

The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) will be discussing market changes and trends during the group's 245th meeting, which will take place July 13-14 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The meeting, the theme of which will be “Shippers and Rails Adapt to Changing Markets," will include presentations, panels and speakers that will cover some of the most pressing issues for the industry, which include infrastructure needs, fluctuations in demand for rail equipment and decreasing fuel shipments. Read More »

Gateway Rail Services acquires Granite City Passenger Terminal

With its recent acquisition of Granite City Passenger Terminal, St. Louis-based Gateway Rail Services will be able to offer even more services to its rail passengers, Gateway said on Monday. The Granite City Terminal is a warehouse and railcar storage facility situated near Granite City, Illinois. It has been set up to be used as a short- or long-term storage facility and is equipped with electricity and other utilities. It also features a 75,000-square-foot warehouse space and has been opera Read More »

Much Shelist represents Command Transportation in sale to Echo Global Logistics

Much Shelist represented Command Transportation, LLC, in the company’s recent sale to Echo Global Logistics.Echo acquired all of Command’s outstanding membership units for approximately $420 million.   The deal will help the companies expand their business presence, as they will become, collectively, a leading supplier of technology-enabled transportation and supply-chain management services. Read More »