Darrell Waldrop Joins Chicago Freight Car Leasing as Director, Fleet Operations


Chicago Freight Car Leasing announced today that Darrell Waldrop has joined the company as their new Director, Fleet Operations. Darrell has many years of railcar repair and maintenance management experience.  He most recently was Director of Mechanical for CF Rail Services, sister company of Chicago Freight Car Leasing.

According to Dennis Weed, Chief Mechanical Officer for Chicago Freight Car Leasing, “Darrell is a great addition to our team.  His talents and experience will help ensure that we continue our quality leadership in providing railcars that are engineered and maintained to the highest standards.  Darrell truly believes in Chicago Freight Car Leasing’s view that we provide more than a railcar, we deliver the art of service.”

About Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co.

Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. (www.crdx.com), a business unit of Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., is a premier independent railcar leasing solutions company that has been delivering quality products, reliable services, and a commitment to an outstanding customer experience since 1928.  The company maintains a diverse railcar fleet supporting the needs of industrial, agricultural, and food products shippers and railroads throughout North America.

About Sasser Family Holdings, Inc.

Sasser Family Holdings, Inc. is a 4th generation, family-held transportation asset services and management company with roots dating back to 1928.  Subsidiary business units and investments include Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., Union Leasing Inc., CF Rail Services LLC, CF Asia Pacific Group PTY Ltd, and NxGen Rail Services LLC.  The subsidiary units are leaders in providing customer focused rail and vehicle transportation equipment solutions including asset leasing, fleet administration management, asset repair and maintenance, and innovative technology services throughout North America, Australia, Asia, and Europe.


Please direct any inquiries to Kelly Pronek, Director of Corporate Communications and Marketing, Sasser Family Holdings at kelly.pronek@sasserfamilyholdings.com