Timeline

2001

TTS was founded by Scott Landrum as a railcar engineering company focused on design and modification work.
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2002

TTS expanded to also design shipping fixtures and perform load configurations for wind power components and project cargo via rail.

2004

TTS hired its first 2 full-time employees, including a mechanical engineer, Eric Thompson, Director of Engineering and Quality Control.
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2004

TTS’s scope increased to overseeing rail loading at ports, to ensure that wind energy components were loaded onto railcars per TTS design specifications

2005

TTS hired an additional employee, Chris King, Director of Logistics.
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2006

TTS expanded to manage all rail-related logistics services for customers.

2008

TTS grew to a team of 40 people and moved to its current headquarters location in Southlake, Texas.

2008

TTS managed its first tower train shipment out of Mexico.

2009

TTS hired John Dalman as General Manager to manage daily operations and the company’s ongoing growth.
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2009

TTS operated its first DC site.

2009

The first TTS universal blade and universal tower trains ran for customers, and the first TTS patents were obtained for wind energy transport.

2010

TTS hired a full-time Schnabel car supervisor to manage all shiftable deck car movements and completed its first Schnabel car transport (with 12+ additional transports between 2010-2012)
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2011

TTS hired Michael Gallagher (from General Electric) as Director of Marketing [link to Michael’s bio on website] to further diversify TTS into project cargo transport.
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2011

TTS managed its first full-scope generator movement, which included everything from trucking to rigging to securement to special train service and more [link to project overview – which project was this again?

2012

TTS signs an exclusive Marketing Agreement with Consumer’s Energy to Market and Operate the CPOX 820 Schnabel car. TTS designs and fabricates unique adapters that will allow this car to move almost any transformer shell design.

2012

TTS continues to operate and grow the use of its patented universal blade and universal tower trains; 10 universal blade trains are currently in active service for 4 different customers and 5 universal tower trains are in service for various customers