"The growth of domestic intermodal continues to have a positive impact on the railroad industry's bottom line," said IANA President and CEO Joni Casey. "Partnering with AAR to develop EXPO educational sessions that explore successes and opportunities was a natural fit."
More than 20 senior rail executives, including an opening presentation by Union Pacific President and COO Lance Fritz, will be featured in Intermodal EXPO 2014 education sessions; EXPO 2014 will take place Sept. 21-23, 2014 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.
Intermodal sessions include: Intermodal Leadership Insights; Big Alliances, Big Ships, Big Opportunities – How U.S. West Coast Ports are Preparing for the New Era; The End of the Line for IPI? Trade, Transloading and the Prospects for IPI Growth; The Long and Short of It – Making the Case for Short-haul Intermodal; Go Ahead and Jump That Curb! When Intermodal is the Right Choice; IT Solutions for Increasing Terminal Throughput – Case Studies of Programs that Facilitate Motor Carrier Productivity; Thinking Outside the Box – New Markets for Intermodal; Cargo Safety & Security – "Must Know" Tips for Preparing Your Rail Shipment; The Golden Spike – Connecting Your 3PL & Shipper to the Rail Industry; and Cross-Border Smooth Sailing of the SS Intermodal – Avoiding the Red Tape and Frustration.
Said AAR President and CEO Ed Hamberger, "AAR is pleased to be a part of the 2014 Intermodal EXPO. The future of intermodal rail is enormous, both in traditional transcontinental markets and in short and middle-distance lanes."