OmniTRAX

Panhandle Northern Railroad Company Honors Shipping Safety with Community Donation to Borger Fire Department

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:10pm

A $1,000 contribution was made in the name of each company.\n"At OmniTRAX, safety is our top priority each day, so we are proud to recognize our local shipping partners that have earned spotless shipping safety records," said OmniTRAX CEO Dean Piacente.

Key Points: 
  • A $1,000 contribution was made in the name of each company.\n"At OmniTRAX, safety is our top priority each day, so we are proud to recognize our local shipping partners that have earned spotless shipping safety records," said OmniTRAX CEO Dean Piacente.
  • "We honor their commitment to safety by making a community donation to our first responders from the Borger Fire Department that are dedicated to keeping the Borger community safe.
  • "\nBorger Fire Department Chief Bob Watson said, "The Borger Fire Department has a great relationship with the Panhandle Northern Railroad and OmniTRAX.
  • We share the common goal of community safety and this generous donation will help us serve Borger by keeping our community safe.

Winchester and Western Railroad Company Honors Shipping Safety with Donation to Upper Deerfield Fire Department

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 3:00pm

b"Winchester & Western Railroad Company (WW), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX \xe2\x80\x93 the Colorado based transportation affiliate of The Broe Group, today presented a contribution to the Upper Deerfield (NJ) Fire Department at a ceremony honoring local recipients of the inaugural OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award.

Key Points: 
  • b"Winchester & Western Railroad Company (WW), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX \xe2\x80\x93 the Colorado based transportation affiliate of The Broe Group, today presented a contribution to the Upper Deerfield (NJ) Fire Department at a ceremony honoring local recipients of the inaugural OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award.
  • Together, Broe managed companies employ more than 1,000 people and support employment of thousands of others through operations such as its Great Western Industrial Park in Northern Colorado.
  • Its energy affiliates include Great Western Petroleum LLC, the largest private operator in the third most prolific U.S. basin.
  • The Broe Group also has multiple investment affiliates, including Three Leaf Ventures, which is focused on innovative healthcare technology start-ups.

Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway Honor Local Shipping Safety with Donation to Brownsville Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

b'Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway (BRG), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX \xe2\x80\x93 the Colorado-based transportation affiliate of The Broe Group, today presented a contribution to the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce at a ceremony honoring six local recipients of the inaugural OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award.

Key Points: 
  • b'Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway (BRG), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX \xe2\x80\x93 the Colorado-based transportation affiliate of The Broe Group, today presented a contribution to the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce at a ceremony honoring six local recipients of the inaugural OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award.
  • The donation received helps us further our mission, stimulate the local economy through programs, events, and services that spotlight the respective industries of our membership and encourage entrepreneurs to conduct business locally.
  • Its energy affiliates include Great Western Petroleum LLC, the largest private operator in the third most prolific U.S. basin.
  • The Broe Group also has multiple investment affiliates, including Three Leaf Ventures, which is focused on innovative healthcare technology start-ups.

Winchester and Western Railroad Company Honors Shipping Safety with Community Donation to Berkeley County Fire Service Board

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

The OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award is presented to companies that modeled exemplary shipping safety by shipping or receiving loaded cars with no accidental releases during the previous year.

Key Points: 
  • The OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award is presented to companies that modeled exemplary shipping safety by shipping or receiving loaded cars with no accidental releases during the previous year.
  • As a tribute to their shipping safety we are investing in community safety by supporting first responders like the Berkeley County Fire Service Board, said OmniTRAX Chief Operating Officer Gord Anutooshkin Chief.
  • Berkeley County Council President Doug Copenhaver Jr. said the donation will have a positive and very real impact on efforts to keep the community secure.
  • It is thoughtful for the Winchester & Western Railroad and OmniTRAX to value community safety and honor their safest customers that model the way, he said.

OmniTRAX and Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation Expand Rail-Ready Sites Program in NW Ohio

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 3:45pm

OmniTRAX Inc., a comprehensive logistics solutions provider and affiliate of The Broe Group, is launching additional properties through its Rail-Ready Sites program on the Northern Ohio & Western Railway (NOW) with support from the Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation.

Key Points: 
  • OmniTRAX Inc., a comprehensive logistics solutions provider and affiliate of The Broe Group, is launching additional properties through its Rail-Ready Sites program on the Northern Ohio & Western Railway (NOW) with support from the Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation.
  • OmniTRAX and the Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation are marketing two sites on the NOW.
  • Working with the Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation, were confident we will bring new jobs and growth to the region, said Ean Johnson, Vice President of Industrial Development at OmniTRAX.
  • Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) is a non-profit organization that focuses on workforce development, business retention and expansion, and business recruitment for Sandusky County, Ohio.

Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub Debuts its Multi-Modal Export Capability

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH), a 2,600 acre master planned multi-modal industrial park development partnership between OmniTRAX The Broe Groups transportation affiliate and Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA), announced dual project milestones that mark the parks official opening.

Key Points: 
  • Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH), a 2,600 acre master planned multi-modal industrial park development partnership between OmniTRAX The Broe Groups transportation affiliate and Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA), announced dual project milestones that mark the parks official opening.
  • The Port of Savannah is poised to be a key plastics export hub, and our new export operation delivers a strategic facility from which we can best serve our customers global needs.
  • The Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH) is a public-private partnership between Effingham County Industrial Development Authority and The Broe Group, parent company of affiliates OmniTRAX and Broe Real Estate.
  • Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub is well positioned to capture the unprecedented level of industrial demand in the region, said Broe Real Estate Group Executive Vice President Reagan Shanley.

OmniTRAX and City of Sand Springs Debut Rail-Ready Sites on the Sand Springs Railway

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Broe Groups transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX Inc., a comprehensive logistics solutions provider, is working with the City of Sand Springs, Okla. to bring its Rail-Ready Sites program to the Sand Springs Railway (SS).

Key Points: 
  • The Broe Groups transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX Inc., a comprehensive logistics solutions provider, is working with the City of Sand Springs, Okla. to bring its Rail-Ready Sites program to the Sand Springs Railway (SS).
  • OmniTRAX and Sand Springs are initially marketing two rail-served sites on the SS totaling about 25 acres.
  • Sand Springs and the Tulsa County region are top-rated locations for companies in the steel, advanced manufacturing and energy related industries.
  • Weve had an excellent relationship with OmniTRAX since they acquired the Sand Springs Railway more than six years ago and their Rail-Ready Sites program will certainly help attract a new corporate partner to Sand Springs that relies on rail service, said Mayor Jim Spoon of the City of Sand Springs.

OmniTRAX Affiliate Receives First Short Line Railroad Grant in California State History

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 3:00pm

The SLRIP grant will greatly enhance our operational efficiency and rail operations in Stockton and preserve and improve transload capacity to meet increased in demand.

Key Points: 
  • The SLRIP grant will greatly enhance our operational efficiency and rail operations in Stockton and preserve and improve transload capacity to meet increased in demand.
  • Our partnership with OmniTRAX and the STE is a great example of what a public-private partnership is designed to accomplish.
  • The $1.8 million grant to the STE covers half the project cost, with the remainder coming from OmniTRAX.
  • Its transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX, Inc., is one of North Americas largest private railroad and transportation management companies specializing in: management services, railroad and port services, intermodal solutions and industrial switching operations.

OmniTRAX Taps Class I Rail Leader Dean Piacente to Chart Its Continued Growth

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

Piacente, an accomplished Class I rail leader with more than 20 years of tenure as a CSX commercial executive, assumes his new role on February 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Piacente, an accomplished Class I rail leader with more than 20 years of tenure as a CSX commercial executive, assumes his new role on February 1, 2021.
  • His depth of Class I commercial experience, record of sustained results, and demonstrated leadership make him the ideal person to lead OmniTRAXs continued growth, said OmniTRAX Board Member David Garin.
  • Piacente sees great value in the established OmniTRAX customer-centric culture and its relentless commitment to safety that have paced the companys strong performance.
  • OmniTRAXs growth is truly impressive and has produced a strong franchise comprised of diverse rail properties in key markets with tremendous opportunities that span the nation, said CEO Dean Piacente.

OmniTRAX Honors Customers With New Safety Award

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 7:47pm

In 2019, OmniTRAX became the first short line railroad management company to be voted into the ACC Responsible Care Partnership Program by the American Chemistry Council.

Key Points: 
  • In 2019, OmniTRAX became the first short line railroad management company to be voted into the ACC Responsible Care Partnership Program by the American Chemistry Council.
  • The Safe Shipper Award is one of the ways that OmniTRAX is working to promote Responsible Care and continuous improvement in the areas of environment, health, safety, and security.
  • Through its affiliation with The Broe Group and its portfolio of managed companies, OmniTRAX also has the unique capability of offering specialized industrial development and real estate solutions, both on and off the rail network managed by OmniTRAX.
  • The Broe Group also has multiple investment affiliates, including Three Leaf Ventures, which is focused on innovative healthcare technology start-ups.