Next-Gen Freight Rail, presented by Railway Age

Next-Gen Freight Rail
March 12, 2019 - March 12, 2019 | Union League Club Chicago | Chicago, IL
Where Is the Growth in Freight Rail?

Event Info

Beyond track. Beyond trains. Where is the growth in freight rail?

The U.S. rail supply chain is the safest, most reliable and cost-effective multimodal freight network in the world. The freight rail business offers unlimited opportunities for railroads of all sizes to leverage resources, grow business and expand capacity.

Created for logistics and supply chain professionals across business development, client relations, sales, finance, planning, and infrastructure, Next-Gen Freight Rail will help your company plan for success as an integral part of a vision for the future of the freight rail industry.

DISCUSSIONS INCLUDE
• How digital access is transforming the supply chain
• Class I’s: Investing in industrial development is good for business
• Blockchain & the future of freight rail
• First & last mile: Short lines show the way on freight
• Intermodal & the container port arms race

CUSTOMERS, EMPLOYEES & SHAREHOLDERS: FINDING A BALANCE

Matthew Rose

Executive Chairman, BNSF
CLOSING REMARKS

JJ Ruest

President & CEO, CN and Railway Age 2019 Railroader of the Year

VENUE & HOTEL BLOCK
Next-Gen Freight Rail takes place at the Union League Club of Chicago. Attendees can book at the ULC for the exclusive rate of $169 a night (plus taxes/fees). To reserve your room, contact [email protected] and mention Railway Age: Next-Gen Freight Rail.

Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604-3598
P:  312.427.7800

Sponsorships

The U.S. rail supply chain is the safest, most reliable and cost-effective multimodal freight network in the world. The freight rail business offers unlimited opportunities for railroads of all sizes to leverage resources, increase business, and expand capacity.

Created for logistics and supply chain professionals across business development, client relations, sales, finance, planning, and infrastructure, Next-Gen Freight Rail will help your company plan for success as an integral part of a vision for the future of the freight rail industry.