ACBL and MBLX Announce the Formation of BARGELINK

Monday, December 17, 2001
American Commercial Barge Line Company (ACBL) and MBLX, Inc. announce the formation of BargeLink, a joint venture company providing river barge logistics, barge brokering, electronic rate requests and tracking services for full barge load cargoes. Based in the New Orleans offices of MBLX, BargeLink supplies a broad range of barge-related services, including ocean transportation, customs clearance, discharge of vessels, unloading of barges, warehousing, distribution, and truck/rail deliveries.

The joint venture offers domestic and international shippers the combination of MBLX’s logistics expertise and advanced web-based tracking systems with the unmatched coverage offered by ACBL’s extensive inventory of boats, barges and fleeting services. With these combined strengths, BargeLink can design and implement the best conventional or customized transportation packages to maximize a customer’s shipping opportunities.

“BargeLink is designed to meet our customers’ demand for innovative logistics services supported by enhanced information capabilities,” David Schulingkamp, president of MBLX said. “Customers have told us the game has changed. They want information to move with the product. BargeLink provides operational intelligence at every step in the supply chains. This sophistication tells us that any quality third-party provider had better be as adept at distributing information as it is at distributing products.” MBLX will continue to offer its less-than-barge load consolidation and logistical services and ACBL will continue to provide full barge load transportation services for the inland river system.

Maritime Reporter June 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Finance

Grimaldi Orders Three PCTCs

After signing an order for the construction of five new ships two weeks ago, the Italian shipowner  Grimaldi Group has signed another contract for the construction

Caltex Replaces Australian Crew

The 36 Australian crew members of an Caltex tanker refusing to set sail after they were told their jobs would be gone after the next run. MR tanker Alexander Spirit (40,

Teekay LNG Partners Declares Distribution

Teekay GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. has declared a cash distribution of $0.70 per unit for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The cash distribution is payable on August 14,

 
 
Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1632 sec (6 req/sec)