Midwest Association of Rail Shippers

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MARS Announces Scholarship Winners

The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) on July 27 announced that it has recently awarded scholarships to 21 college students at its summer meeting.


Report from MARS Summer 2023 Conference

“Delivering Supply Chain Success with Rail Innovation and Sustainability” was the theme of this year’s Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) Summer Conference in Geneva, Wisc., July 11. Other than the keynote


Report From MARS 2023

The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) held its 259th meeting recently at the Westin Hotel in Lombard, Ill., with a record attendance of more than 900. Chicago is the center of the North American rail universe and the perfect place to gather a diverse group representing all facets of the rail and shipping industries.

From Left to Right: PST President and CEO Rushi Patel; MARS Past President Carrie Evans and new MARS President Kathy Bathurst; and Metro Transit Police Chief Ernest Morales III.
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People News: PST, MARS, SEPTA, Met Council/Metro Transit

PS Technology (PST) appoints Rushi Patel President and CEO. Also, the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) welcomes new officers and executive director; the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) appoints Ronald Keele new Chief Safety Officer; and Minnesota’s Metropolitan Council (Met Council) selects Ernest Morales III as Chief of the Metro Transit Police Department.

Two Ways to Get to MARS This Summer

The July 12-13 2021 Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) Summer Meeting, “Resurgence –Together We Grow,” at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wisc., will be offered both online and in-person. Registration is now open.

Take a Virtual Trip to MARS on Inauguration Day

The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) is presenting its annual Winter Meeting as a half-day online session on the afternoon of Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2021. The meeting will run from 1–5:15 p.m. CST (2 – 6:15 p.m. EST). All presentations will be live, and the speakers will field questions.