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Direct ChassisLink expands to Gulf and PNW

Direct ChassisLink (DCLI) announced it would expand its chassis program to the Gulf and the Pacific Northwest port areas as of June 1, 2010. The company said the locations would include Houston, New Orleans, Mobile in the Gulf region, with Portland and Seattle in the Pacific Northwest.

The chassis will be made available to drayage companies at marine terminals, container yards and railroads in these markets and according to DCLI, are compatible with all ocean carrier containers, and can be used multiple times in one day for a single charge.

The chassis company said over 1,000 truckers are currently participating in the DCLI program in the Northeast, Ohio Valley and Chicago/Midwest regions.

The fourth phase of the program will increase the DCLI fleet available to draymen to over 20,000 chassis, the company said.

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