Trailer Bridge Makes $9 Million Investment to Upgrade Container Fleet
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Trailer Bridge announced today that the Company has completed a $9 million investment in state-of-the-art high cube 53′ steel containers. The Company will take delivery of 800 containers this month and another 325 will be delivered in October and November of this year.
As a result of this significant investment, the average age of Trailer Bridge’s container fleet will be less than 3.5 years.
Mark A. Tanner, Chief Executive Officer, said, “The new equipment purchases demonstrate the Company’s commitment to providing its customers with the best possible service. Trailer Bridge will now have one of the most modern container fleets in the trade, coupled with the youngest fleet of vessels in the trade.”
About Trailer Bridge, Inc.
Trailer Bridge provides integrated inland and marine freight service to and from all points in the lower 48 states and Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic, bringing efficiency, service, security and environmental and safety benefits to domestic cargo in that traffic lane. This total transportation system utilizes an efficient inland network, owned containers and U.S. flag vessels to link the mainland with Puerto Rico via marine facilities in Jacksonville, San Juan and Puerto Plata. Additional information on Trailer Bridge is available at the www.trailerbridge.com website.
Mark A. Tanner
Chief Executive Officer
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