BraForMe & Descartes
Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp & Carrier Transicold
Taiwan based global carrier Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp has leased 6,000 units of 40-ft high-cube PrimeLINE reefers, of which 500 are equipped with Lynx Fleet devices, as part of a renewal program for its refrigerated container fleet. This is the first order in 25 years from Carrier Transicold.
Dematic & Dexterity
Dematic and warehouse robotics provider, Dexterity, have partnered to offer full-task robotics as part of Dematic intelligent automation solutions. Dematic will sell and deploy Dexterity robotics globally and facilitate Dexterity’s entry into the European market. The first Dematic-Dexterity robot system is scheduled to be deployed in Q4 2022.
Port of Virginia & Kalmar
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply 11 Kalmar hybrid shuttle carriers to the Port of Virginia‘s Virginia International Gateway (VIG), a deepwater port in the U.S. East Coast. This is the sixth consecutive order of hybrid shuttle carriers from the Port of Virginia. With this order delivered, the customer will have 103 Kalmar hybrid shuttle carriers in operation between two terminals. The order was booked in Cargotec’s Q3 2022 order intake, and the delivery of the machines is scheduled to be completed in Q3 2023.
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics & Wilmac Enterprises
PLA &TaylorMade Pallets & Logistics
PLA, an asset-based pallet management services provider, has acquired TaylorMade Pallets & Logistics, the largest independently owned pallet company in Central/South Texas. Founded in 2000 by Jeff and Jenny Gill, TaylorMade is a family-owned and operated provider of new, recycled, remanufactured, and custom-sized pallets. With a 17-acre facility in San Antonio, Texas, TaylorMade serves a customer base including various Fortune 500 companies. The acquisition brings PLA’s asset network to 77 facilities.