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
Exciting News‼️ Starting Monday, April 5 there will be new ingate lanes at Barbours Cut container terminal. This will allow for more gate capacity and room for us to grow. Our customer service team is available for assistance. #ContainerTerminals #Bayport #BarboursCut #PortHOU
Join us for a special event! On April 29 we will be Navigating the Future giving you insights on where we are and where we are going. This is a one-time, free virtual event you will not want to miss. https://bit.ly/3fviEyh
#PortHOU #SpecialEvent #NavigatingTheFuture
🚨Please note: Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminal gates will be closed on Friday, April 2. We will resume normal hours on Monday, April 5. #ContainerTerminals #Bayport #BarboursCut #PortHOU
The key components of the proton therapy machine, the gantry and cyclotron, will depart @Port_Houston for #KansasCity today. The proton unit will arrive at our main campus on April 5. Track its location by visiting: http://bit.ly/proton-tracker #WeAreNCIDesignated4
We've seen lots of incidents on the freeways today. Remember to put your phone down and drive cautiously at all times. Check http://traffic.houstontranstar.org for traffic updates and enjoy this beautiful #GoodFriday. 🌤2
Update: I-610 East Loop southbound at Port of Houston/ Ship Channel Bridge the second lane that was closed has opened up. A single right lane closure will be in place through at least late April. Go to http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/construction/ for closure updates. https://twitter.com/TxDOTHouston/status/1377647936562196480
I-610 East Loop southbound at Port of Houston/ Ship Channel Bridge two lanes blocked as crews place temporary barricade. A long term closure will be in place closing one southbound mainlane on the bridge through at least late April for repairs.
Today marks the first day of Distracted Driving Awareness Month! @houstontranstar wants to remind #Houston area drivers to put the phone down and just drive. You never know, this simple act can save a life. 📱🚫🚗
What a treat! Our very own Sgt Jarmaine Parker with @HCSOTexas at #HoustonTranStar invited his son Jarmaine Parker Jr. from the @USNavy to tour TranStar this week. Petty Officer 3rd Class Parker just returned from deployment aboard the USS Nimitz. Thank you BOTH for your service!4
⚠Complete Freeway Closure ⚠
At I-10 East Westbound at I-69 Eastex due to incident involving heavy truck. Avoid the area and check http://traffic.houstontranstar.org for alternate routes.
#ICYMI: The Texas House recognized truck drivers for the vital role they played during Winter Storm Uri. Thank you to Rep. Martinez for authoring HR418. Truck drivers stand ready to assist in times of disaster, as well as every other day of the year. https://bit.ly/3cBY4tW
#TruckingMovesTexas by boosting our economy. On top of being a critical component of the supply chain, in 2019, the #TexasTrucking industry paid approximately $4.1 billion in federal and state roadway taxes. https://www.texastrucking.com/
TXTA statement on the passage of the Committee Substitute for SB 207 by @DrSchwertner
“Frivolous lawsuits [are] going to add to the cost of building a home in this state.” Watch Mireya Zapata, ED of the Lumbermen’s Association of TX, explain why every TX homebuyer should be worried about the impact of commercial vehicle lawsuit abuse: https://bit.ly/31xwKa4
American Trucking Association
TMC Triple Play Offer Ends Wed. - Save up to $450!
Take advantage of the savings and register for #TMC21Spring (April 12-16 & 19-23) + the IN-PERSON TMC Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition (Sept. 12-16) + renew/become a TMC Member. http://bit.ly/TMCtripleplay
The 2021 #ATALegalForum will be in D.C. this year! At this trucking-focused event, we’ll take a deeper look into an array of topics including accident litigation, data privacy, medical financing and many more. Registration opens in May. More info to come: http://ATAforum.trucking.org
Join us at #MYmgmt21! Program highlights include the MYMS Reception & Dinner - Celebrating 20 Years of ATRI, the ATA Truck PAC Evening Reception & Dinner, Golf Outing, Policy and Committee Meetings, and much more. Get more engaged with ATA. Register here: https://mymgmt.trucking.org/
It's time to play ball! Baseball fans are super excited for their season to begin. Let's not forget to #ThankATrucker for hauling the equipment, hot dogs, soda and ice cream to stadiums across the nation!
Sherri Garner Brumbaugh of @GarnerTrucking is a shining example of women at the top in her current role as @TRUCKINGdotORG Chair! Read about Sherri’s story of generations in the @TruckerTalk’s recent profile of her for #WomensHistoryMonth #WomenofTrucking https://bit.ly/3d4R342
Excargo Services is a transportation logistics company that provides expert intermodal, drayage, transloading and warehouse solutions for major importers and exporters to and from the Port of Houston and area rail terminals in Texas and the bordering states.