Direct ChassisLink Joins The IICL

Direct ChassisLink Joins The IICL

Jul 26, 2013

Washington, DC— The Institute of International Container Lessors (IICL) announced today that Direct ChassisLink Inc. (DCLI) has joined the IICL.

“We are pleased to welcome Direct ChassisLink to our organization and look forward to their involvement in our industry-leading initiatives and programs”, said Jeremy Matthew, Chairman of the IICL, and Seaco Chief Executive Officer.

“DCLI looks forward to a long and productive relationship with the other fine companies that constitute the IICL. We are confident that our contributions will be instrumental in increasing the safety, quality and efficiency of intermodal equipment, something that the IICL and DCLI strive for at all times”, said Bill Shea, CEO, Direct ChassisLink, Inc.

DCLI rents and leases chassis to drayage companies and ocean carriers in the United States. The Company owns or leases approximately 95,000 chassis through a network of 150 locations strategically located on or near key ports and other intermodal hubs in the United States.

Organized in 1971, the IICL is a trade association, representing lessors of maritime containers and intermodal chassis. Its member companies, Beacon, CAI, Cronos, Direct ChassisLink, Dong Fang, Flexi-Van, Florens, Seaco, SeaCube, TAL International, Textainer, TOUAX, TRAC Intermodal, and Triton, own or manage approximately 90 percent of the global leased container fleet, representing nearly half of the world container fleet and half of the U.S. chassis fleet operated by ocean carriers, railroads, and other companies.

The IICL is active in educational, technological, safety, environmental, governmental, regulatory, and security issues. Complementing its widely accepted publications and annual inspector certification examinations, the IICL offers a wide range of educational training courses.


For more information, contact the IICL at telephone 1 202 223-9800.