Illinois Transport, Inc has recently developed a new revenue stream for its business across the Midwest of the United States. The company now sells new, used, refurbished, and modified shipping containers for a multitude of uses across various industry sectors. As well as shipping containers, the company also sells other intermodal equipment such as generator sets (known as “gensets”) and chassis.
“We are very pleased to report a significant increase in the equipment sales side of the business during the second half of 2017 and through Q1 of 2018.” said President and CEO, Joshua Cooley. “We now have dedicated teams at our strategic network of 4 depots across the Midwest who are managed by our equipment sales and leasing manager, Bobby Wall.”
The majority of the revenue from the equipment sales side of our business is generated from used, refurbished, and modified shipping containers. There is an increasingly diverse range of uses for these containers such temporary homes, schools, cafes, workshops, offices, toilets and even indoor nurseries/gardens and swimming pools.
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Illinois Transport’s core services include depot services, refrigerated “reefer” container repair services, maintenance and repair services and mobile repair services. A reefer is an intermodal container (shipping container) used in intermodal freight transport that is refrigerated for the transportation of temperature sensitive cargo. Reefers are capable of controlling temperature from -85 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit.
Illinois Transport is recognized as the Midwest’s leading provider of refrigerated “reefer” container services and has an enviable number of global clients who rely on us to provide the highest level of customer service. Illinois Transport, Inc. takes pride in employing only the best, well qualified reefer technicians who are supported by continuous investment in the latest diagnostic equipment and tools, state-of-the-art training facilities and extensive onsite inventories.
President & CEO, Joshua Cooley, said: ” Refrigeration container repair services is, and always will be, a significant part of our business. We have focused a lot of our resources in recent years in ensuring that we maintain our position as a leading provider.”
Illinois Transport, Inc. is proud to be an authorized refrigeration service and repair center for the major providers of refrigeration solutions, including: Carrier Transicold, ThermoKing Marine, Star Cool and Daikin.
Illinois Transport, Inc is pleased to announce the launch of their brand-new website. The site’s focus remains on the key services of the company such as depot services, refrigeration services, maintenance and repairs and mobile repairs. However, a new page is now dedicated to the sale of intermodal equipment such as generator sets, chassis and modified containers of all shapes and sizes.
“The equipment sales side of the business has been operational for a number of months.” said President and CEO, Joshua Cooley. “We will be retaining our focus on our core business but we have now employed a dedicated team to drive growth in this market.”
“It was an ideal time to freshen up our website while introducing our new business to a different market. We are also excited to have embraced social media for the first time to connect with our customers, suppliers and staff.”
Illinois Transport, Inc has been awarded the prestigious Carrier CareMAX award for demonstrating exceptional commitment to the implementation of refrigerant management processes and controls.
Illinois Transport is the first ever service center in North America to be recognized in this way.
Josh Cooley, President & CEO, stated:” This award is clear recognition of our commitment to achieving and maintaining very high standards. It is testament to all the hard work and effort that our team puts in every day into making this company the best at what we do.”
Cooley added that: “The company has also been recognized by Carrier for our “outstanding product support” which is a further reflection of our commitment to the very highest standards.”
Illinois Transport, Inc is proud to announce that we have recently secured a new contract with Zim Integrated Shipping Services. The contract will be serviced out of our new Chicago depot.
Zim is the headquartered in Haifa in Israel and has their North American headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia. Zim is the largest cargo shipping company in Israel and regularly features as one of the top 20 global carriers.
President & CEO, Josh Cooley, said:” We are extremely pleased that we have managed to secure a contract with such a prestigious global company. Our depot in Chicago has only been fully operational since early 2017 so it gives the company and our entire team a tremendous boost”.
Illinois Transport will be conducting maintenance and repair work on Zim’s refrigerated and dry containers with immediate effect.