Month: January 2021

Train at the Sacramento Valley Railroad (SAV)

End Of Day Checklist

End Of Day Checklist Everybody loves the end of the day. There aren’t many feelings better than punching out after a hard day’s work. Our Patriot Rail and Ports teams are no exception. Railroading and stevedoring are rigorous and dangerous. The two most important things we do on any given day are moving our customers’ …

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Inside view of the Cold Storage Facility in Jacksonville, FL

Overview of Seaonus Cold Storage

Overview of Seaonus Cold Storage Business has been brisk at Seaonus Cold Storage since the facility opened in 1987. Still, grocers and wholesalers alike must have on-demand, flexible solutions. The need for cold storage is hotter than ever. Our expansive warehouse in Jacksonville, Florida, is more than ready to accommodate any customer need with the …

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Felecia Sampson at the Cold Storage Facility in Jacksonville, FL

Patriot Profile: Felecia Sampson

Patriot Profile: Felecia Sampson Leading by example is a phrase that can be thrown around too easily in a labor-intensive industry. Often it is applied to someone who works hard and does a great job but avoids verbal leadership with associates. If Forklift Lead Felecia Sampson at our Seaonus Cold Storage facility in Jacksonville, Florida, only …

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Team at Cold Storage in Jacksonville meeting before they head to work

Communication Is Key

Communication Is Key Our Cold Storage Facility associates have been working together for a long time. They make up a lean, efficient team, and everyone knows each other well. In their time together, they have learned that communication is the key to success. This applies to how they take care of one another and how …

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Operations Manager, Matt Mavrinac, at the Butte, Anaconda & Pacific (BAP) Railway.

Customer Story: Reconfiguring 300 Cars

Customer Story: Reconfiguring 300 Cars Providing complex solutions for our customers requires immense attention to detail. Our Butte, Anaconda & Pacific (BAP) Railway team demonstrated this best when a multinational oil and gas company called Patriot Rail & Ports with a special request. Their company needed to swap out and reassemble their current fleet of …

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PATRIOT RAIL & PORTS Names Donald M. Itzkoff Chief Policy Officer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 11, 2021 — Patriot Rail Company LLC and Patriot Port Holdings, LLC (Patriot), a leading U.S. operator of short line and regional freight railroads, rail services, and integrated port logistics companies, announced the appointment of Donald Itzkoff as Chief Policy Officer. In this newly created role, Itzkoff will lead Patriot’s strategic policy …

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Cold Storage Facility First Shift Operations Leader Derek “DJ” Johnson in Jacksonville, FL.

Always Seeking Better

Always Seeking Better It is impossible to find ways to improve if you are not looking. Patriot’s Seaonus Cold Storage facility’s First Shift Operations Leader Derek “DJ” Johnson puts this statement into practice at every opportunity. Even when focused on accomplishing a specific task, he’s always visually inspecting his surroundings to ensure no detail is …

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Patriot Rail & Ports Finalizes Acquisition of Salt Lake Garfield & Western Railway

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and SALT LAKE CITY, January 4, 2021 — Patriot Rail Company LLC (Patriot), a leading U.S. operator of short line and regional freight railroads, rail services, and integrated port logistics companies, today announced it has finalized the acquisition of short line operator Salt Lake Garfield & Western Railway (SLGW) and its related entities …

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