ACL Launches JeffLabs

Thursday, December 01, 2005
American Commercial Lines Inc. announced the formation of JeffLabs, a new business unit focusing on technology applications for the transportation industry. JeffLabs will build upon the strength of ACL's two major holdings, American Commercial Barge Line LLC and Jeffboat LLC. JeffLabs will focus initially on five key areas of opportunity: Safety, Logistics, Regulatory Reporting, Customer Service and Operational Efficiency. Jerry Linzey, Sr. Vice President Manufacturing, said "As an example, applying Telematics for improved logistical tracking will be a key enabler for better productivity and lower operating costs.

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