Tealinc, Ltd., a railcar operating lessor, rail transportation manager, rail transportation consultant, and railcar broker, announces that Shannon Rodgers will be joining the Tealinc team effective April 8, 2019. Shannon will be based out ofTealinc’s new office in Altoona, PA which will assist Tealinc in better representing east coast customers.
Shannon comes to Tealinc with over 20 years of rail industry experience and will assume the responsibilities and title of Customer Support & Development Specialist. In her new position, Shannon will be responsible to assist in the success of multiple facets of Tealinc including assisting with new business development, marketing and sales and Shannon will be responsible to provide assistance with operations and administrative support.
“We are excited to announce that Shannon Rodgers will be joining the Tealinc team,” commented Julie Mink, President of Tealinc, Ltd. “We are confident that Shannon’s years ofexperience in the rail industry will be of tremendous value to our customers and we are excited to continuing offering industry leading customer service with Shannon on board.”
Shannon moved to Pennsylvania in 1999 where she started her career in the rail industry with The Everett Railroad Company as an Office Manager/Customer Service Representative and then later became a Freight Agent. Working for a shortline railroad gave Shannon a strong foundation and passion for the rail industry.
In 2015, Shannon joined Watco Companies as a Supply Chain Coordinator providing tracking and tracing services for various types of clients, many times creating customized reports basedon clients’ specific needs. This caused Shannon to formulate a system using Microsoft Access database to monitor inbound and outbound railcar shipments and the system allows users to create historical reports based on transit times, delays, shipments based on commodity, contract numbers, etc. At Watco, Shannon also held a position as a Rail Fleet Specialist where she controlled Railinc permissions for car owners, handling lines, running repair agents, and repair shops; handled all DDCT incidents for over 105 different marks, monitored cars through the shopping process to ensure timely processing, created, renewed and monitored UMLER, LOA’s and OT-5 for car owners and handling lines, etc.