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At Excargo, we keep our finger on the pulse of what’s happening in Houston at the ports, on the roads, and in the industry. 

Port of Houston

Our Small Business & Procurement teams provided great feedback to vendors last month on how to engage in business opportunities with #PortHou

If you did not have a chance to join, check out the webinar recording via the link, password: WebinarJuly2020
https://bit.ly/2XAvUYr

Donate Blood and Save Lives! Our Port Houston employees from across all our terminals participated in a blood drive in partnership with @commitforlife this week. About 45 units of blood collected from registered donors will potentially save 135 lives! ♥️

How many tugboats does it take to help direct a vessel? See here a timelapse video of the COSCO Thailand arriving to Barbours Cut container terminal. This container ship was built in 2010 and has a capacity of 8,500 TEUs. https://bit.ly/3k6A6sL

Taking in the views of ☁️☁️ 'cloudy' skies and 270 ft. tall cranes at Barbours Cut terminal. These Post-Panamax cranes built by Konecranes weigh 1,505 tons ea. with a lift height of 204 ft. & help support our day-to-day operations, servicing container ships calling at #PortHou.

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#PortHou public tour boat, the M/V Sam Houston, is celebrating its 62nd anniversary 🎉
The Sam has welcomed more than 2 mil. visitors for a tour of the country’s busiest port. Although public tours are suspended due to COVID-19, we look forward to seeing everyone back soon!

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Houston TranStar

Here’s your chance to comment on proposed US 90 improvements from I-10 to FM 1463. Virtual public meeting will be online until August 12. Get more details at https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/get-involved/about/hearings-meetings/houston/072820.html.

610 North Loop at Homestead Frontage Road closed due to 18 wheeler crash. Check alternate routes at http://traffic.houstontranstar.org

Motorcycles can be hard to see. Look left, look right, and double-check left again. There’s a life riding on it. #LookTwice #EndTheStreakTX

Major Closure coming up on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Friday 8/7 – Monday 8/10. Details below ⬇️ #houtraffic #htx

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⚠Complete Freeway Closure Alert⚠ All lanes are closed at SH-99 Southbound at West Road due to major crash. Check http://traffic.houstontranstar.org for alternate routes

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TXTA

One Week Away: Current State of the Economy and Trucking Forecast Webinar with ATA's Bob Costello. Open to all TXTA members.Register now: https://bit.ly/2BKbBQF

Thank you to our sponsor @TheWallport

Attention TXTA members: Don't forget to register for tomorrow's webinar - Crash Preventability Determination Program. Register online at https://bit.ly/39G64qU

Thank you to our sponsor: Commercial Fleet Data Systems

Do you want to help trucking move America forward? Visit TMAF's Resource page for free marketing and awareness materials. https://bit.ly/2Nc4YZz

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American Trucking Association

AASHTO tells ATM that Kentucky cancellation of DOT projects points to backstop & long-term infrastructure bill needs @ChamberMoves @AGCofA @ASCEGovRel @APTA_info @aemadvisor @NAPATweets @TRUCKINGdotORG @LIUNA @ACEC_National @PCA_Daily @ARTBA @NSSGA https://www.fasterbettersafer.org/2020/08/less-transportation-revenue-forces-kentucky-dot-to-cancel-projects/

Which way will pivotal swing voters break this November? We’ll hear from leading political analyst and moderator of the Swing Voter Project, Rich Thau, during tomorrow’s ATA Truck PAC Engage Salon Series webinar. Lean more & register: https://www.trucking.org/events/ata-truck-pac-engage-salon-series-august-5-2020

TODAY: This free, virtual event will bring trucking and motor-coach industry leaders together to discuss strategy and partnership opportunities in our ongoing fight to #EndHumanTrafficking on our nation's highways.

This was one of my favorite interviews. Probably because I was a bit tired and calmed down lol. Check it out, we cover some good topics. I think its worth the listen. https://players.brightcove.net/6056665274001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6176037990001

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