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Monday, July 18, 2022 - Tuesday, July 19, 2022
The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) is headquartered in the Chicago area. General membership comes from the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan and the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Its objective is to provide an open forum for resolving transportation and car supply issues, coupled with programs designed to educate and inform the membership in areas of railroad operating practices, freight car supply, new innovations in transportation and legislative matters. Meetings are held twice a year, in January and July. Dues are $25 per year.
The 2022 conference will feature individual presentations by (in alphabetical order):
Nick Bowdish – President, N Bowdish Company
Graham Brisben – CEO and Founder PLG Consulting
James Foote – President & CEO, CSX Transportation
Patrick Fuchs – Member, Surface Transportation Board
Eric Gehringer – Executive VP, Operations, Union Pacific Railroad
David Maggied – Vice President Transportation, Eco-Energy, LLC
Eric Starks – Chairman and CEO, FTR Transportation Intelligence
Paul Titterton – President, Rail, North America, GATX Co.
Jeff Zyskowski – Vice President Supply Chain, Ardent Mills