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Human Resources Director REPORTS TO: VRC President DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the VRC President, the Human Resource Director is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function at VRC. He/ She will serve as a member of the senior leadership team and will advise on the best Human Resource practice for VRC. RESPONSIBILITIES in HUMAN RESOURCES: Lead[...]

Stone, sand and other construction materials are helping to build new orders for railcar manufacturers. BY STUART CHIRLS, SENIOR EDITOR Increasing shipments of industrial products—and a dollop of favorable indicators—are spurring orders for new railcars as builders and component suppliers see interest in covered and open hoppers, mill gondolas, boxcars and other car types offering reasons for[...]

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor Vertex Railcar Corp. recently hired Barry Waters as Regional Sales Manager, overseeing sales and leasing activity in the Southeast. Waters brings more than 30 years of sales, leasing, and rail experience to Vertex, based in Wilmington, N.C. He began his career working for various leading companies in the rail industry, including Atlantic & Western Railway, where[...]

Vertex Railcar Corp. has hired Barry Waters as regional sales manager to oversee sales and leasing activity in the Southeast United States. He previously served as vice president of leasing for Atlantic and Western Railway for more than 15 years. Most recently, Waters served as vice president of sales for a rail-car supplier. To read the article on Progressive Railroading click this link

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor Vertex Railcar Corp. has received an order from lessor Tealinc. for its optimized 2,480cf aggregate hopper car. "This is the second rail lessor in recent months that has chosen us to be their aggregate car solution after visiting our facility in Wilmington N.C., and interacting with our entire team,” said Vertex Chief Executive Donald Croteau. “This[...]