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Port of Houston
Welcome to the Port Family Natasha Buckner! Natasha joins our team as the Business Equity Training Coordinator. She's responsible for publicizing and informing stakeholders about Port Houston and its Business Equity programs. #WelcomeWednesday #PortHOU
Welcome to the Port Family Madeline Thibeault! Maddy is a Vessel Services Superintendent for Barbours Cut Container Terminal. She supervises and coordinates terminal vessel operations, while also ensuring a steady flow of imports/exports. #WelcomeWednesday#PortHOU
Community Relations recently coordinated a professional clothing drive to kick off the #2022SeasonofGiving. It was a tremendous success, with donations from all terminals totaling 500+ professional clothing items, which will go to local nonprofits @careergearhou and @dfshouston.
Please Note: #Bayport and #BarboursCut Container Terminal gate schedule will look slightly different this week. Thursday, 11/24 & Saturday, 11/26 we will be closed. Friday, 11/25 we will be open limited hours from 7am – 5pm. We will resume normal hours on Monday, 11/28.
“We’re 50 million tons bigger than number two.” The busiest port, by tonnage, in the US will soon better accommodate bigger and bigger ships. I recently got an exclusive look at work to widen + deepen the Houston Ship Channel with @Port_Houston. My story on @KHOU at 6:00 #khou11
Managing our region's transportation and emergency management needs to keep roadways clear, motorists informed and lives safe. #HoustonTranStar
We're expecting potential heavy rain and possible flooding in our region on Thanksgiving Day. 🌧🦃 Check our traffic map for flooded roads at http://traffic.houstontranstar.org or download the free Houston TranStar App. Have a safe Holiday, y'all!
In observance of Thanksgiving, TranStar's Front Desk/Director's Office will be closed Nov 24 and 25.
But our 24/7 Control Room will be staffed to help keep drivers safe! 🚗 You can still dial our main number, (713) 881-3000 if you need help on the roads. Have a safe Holiday! 🦃
Help #EndtheStreakTx #Thanksgiving week by following these driving tips: stay focuseed, buckle your seat belt, put the phones away, and never drink and drive. Lastly, remember that the left lane is for passing only while traveling on highways.
Play it safe, and call @houstontranstar for help if you break down on a freeway in Harris County. They'll change your tire or get you to a secure location one mile from your breakdown for free through the Tow and Go program. Dial 713-881-3333 or tap the tow truck icon in the app.
CG visited @ReadyHarris discussed avenues for collaboration in the area of disaster management with Mr Brian Murray. Participated in event organized by @IACCGHouston with @houstontranstar, highlighted opportunities in the 🇮🇳-🇺🇸 partnership in the areas of innovation & technology.4
Bypass the congestion of I-35 and utilize TXTA Affinity Partner @sh130south. They'll work with TXTA members to develop customized rebate programs, saving you and your company money on toll fees! Learn more on this partnership:
At the Fleet Maintenance Council Fall Seminar, we were able to recognize Joe Stevens with Southern Star Transport for his time as FMC Chairman from 2020-2022. Thank you Joe for your leadership and dedication to fleet maintenance. #TxtaTrucker
Our prayers are with the Carmichael Family as they mourn the loss of Bud Carmichael--a long time TXTA member. Bud owned C&R Trailer Repair & served on TXTA's Board for many years. His memory will live on through his friends in the industry. Rest in Peace, Bud! You will be missed.
Welcome to the 2022-2023 FMC Officers: Chair Bryant Hendricks, Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation; Vice Chair Jordan Proefrock, @LoneStarCarrier; Allied Chair Justin Munoz, @LovesTravelStop; Allied Vice ChairBrandon Flaming, Southwest International Trucks
Congratulations to the 2022 Fleet Maintenance Council Leadership Award Recipient, Sid Stewart with Southwest International Trucks! Thank you for your years of service and leadership to FMC and the entire trucking industry. #TxtaTrucker
American Trucking Association
American Trucking Associations is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation’s freight. #Trucking: Moving America Forward.
America’s #truckdrivers make #Thanksgiving possible – and we couldn’t be more grateful for all they do. #ThankATrucker @TRUCKINGdotORG
Join ATA General Counsel and ATA Litigation Center Chief Counsel Rich Pianka on December 6th at 11 AM, for a recap of the Litigation Center’s 2022 activities, and other litigation-related developments important to the trucking industry.
Register Here: https://bit.ly/3EABsaf
Thank you to our nation's truck drivers for making today's meal prep possible! 🚛🦃
Join Bob Costello on November 29 at 2 PM for the November Economic & Trucking Webinar, sponsored by @ACT1trucking. He will give an updated look at the economy and how current economic factors are affecting outlook for the industry.
Register Here: https://bit.ly/3Gzhi2M
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.