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Direct ChassisLink Inc. Announces Acquisition of REZ-1

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct ChassisLink Inc., a leading provider of Intermodal Equipment and Services, has announced the acquisition of REZ-1, a provider of domestic intermodal equipment management and services. REZ-1 currently manages over 70,000 assets on its platform across a diverse customer base.

Bill Shea, Chief Executive Officer of DCLI noted that, "This acquisition is a key milestone in DCLI's strategic growth. REZ-1's best-in-class asset management system and technology platform will enhance overall DCLI customer experience, reporting, forecasting, and lead to operational efficiencies.  These capabilities will further augment our existing solid foundation in technology and continue to differentiate DCLI as an industry leader.  In addition, the acquisition of REZ-1 provides DCLI with a strategic entry point in the growing domestic intermodal market."

Marie Colbert, President & CEO of REZ-1 commented "We look forward to our new partnership with DCLI and believe both companies working together will create a powerful combination in the industry.  With Bill's leadership and vision, we are in a position to continue to support our customers and leverage our software and service capabilities to benefit both REZ-1 and DCLI."

Headquartered in Wellesley, Massachusetts, REZ-1 was founded in 1994 to manage the EMP rail-controlled container program for Union Pacific and Norfolk Southern.  Since inception, REZ-1 has continued to invest in its portfolio of technology based intermodal solutions and has further expanded its management services to other asset types and customers.  In recognition of REZ-1's foresight and innovation in load matching technology, Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) awarded REZ-1 the 2009 IANA Intermodal Achievement award.

About Direct ChassisLink

Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina DCLI is one of the largest chassis providers in North America.  DCLI provides chassis to motor carriers, shipping lines, and Beneficial Cargo Owner's throughout the United States with locations on or near key port facilities and other intermodal hubs. 

For further information please contact: 
Patrick Valentine 
Direct ChassisLink Inc. 
3525 Whitehall Park Dr.  Suite 400 
Charlotte, NC  28273 
Phone:  (704) 594-3759 
Fax:  (704) 353-7265 
www.dcli.com

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