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The Modern Group Completes National Chassis Acquisition

New Deal Will Add Frac Sand and Intermodal Chassis Manufacturing to Dragon Products Existing Oil and Gas Equipment Portfolio, Expand Trailer Chassis Options and Extend Flexible Financing Options to National Chassis Customers.   February 26, 2018 – The Modern Group (together with its affiliated companies, “Dragon Products Group“), a leading manufacturer of mission critical products serving the energy and industrial industries, has recently completed the acquisition of the assets of National Chassis from independent Tank Service Inc., La Porte, Texas. Terms of the transaction were

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National Chassis Delivering Houston’s First Texas Heavy Haul Chassis

The first Texas Heavy Haul Tri-Axle Chassis is making its way to our customer in Houston this week! Designed for National Chassis for the Houston, Texas Heavy Haul Corridor by Cheetah Chassis, and the first heavy haul tri-axle of its kind in this market, this highly specialized sliding bogey tri-axle hauls up to 93,000 lbs. and has a tare weight of only 8,300 lbs. Roll stability and 60 inch axle spacing are also standard on this model. Give Ryan a call at 832-984-5111 to place your order today! View the

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Houston port plans more night gates despite slow start

Source: JOC.com   Houston plans to add night gate hours at a second container terminal and provide a fast lane for truckers who check in online as the US Gulf’s largest container port prepares for a coming surge in synthetic-resin exports. Read more  Port of Houston – Location and Gate Hours

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Save Time at the Port with a New Container Chassis

September 7, 2017 Since the Port of Houston has reopened after Hurricane Harvey I’ve had many customers call to tell me about the lines and down time their drivers are experiencing waiting on chassis to haul containers. I’ve heard horror stories of drivers waiting over four hours for equipment that they aren’t even comfortable with using. Most of the time, it’s their only option and they are forced to use substandard chassis. Driver downtime can be very costly and waiting in line for equipment day

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Houston Port Ready to Ease Shipping Backlog After Hurricane Harvey

By: Andrea Rumbaugh | Houston Chronicle, Transport Topics, Sept. 5, 2017 More ships sailed into the Houston Ship Channel on Sept. 1 in what will be a parade of vessels laden with crude oil, consumer goods and cruise passengers that have been unable to dock in a region devastated by Hurricane Harvey. The storm spared the ports of Houston, Galveston, Texas City and Freeport from significant damages, but sitting idle had its own costs for companies that depend on the waterway. Read more

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We are Open!

Thank you for your concern during our recent storm. We sustained very minimal damage and feel blessed to have been able to reopen today. Although we are up and running, others in our community have not been as fortunate. If you are looking for a way to help we encourage you to donate to the Houston Flood Relief Fund sponsored by JJ Watt.

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