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Midwest Association of Rail Shippers presents:

2017 Winter Meeting

JANUARY 19-12, 2017

Event Overview:

This meeting will host six breakout sessions suitable for transposition executives as well as people new to the industry:

•  Railroading 101
•  Railroading 201
•  Intermodal 101
•  Railcar Fleet Management
•  Transloading 101
•  Transportation Management Systems


A lineup of top executive speakers in order of appearance:

  • Carl Ice, President & CEO, BNSF Railway
  • Erik Starks, DEO & Chairman, FTR Transportation Intelligence
  • David Yeager, Chairman & CEO, Hub Group
  • David Gardner, VP N.A. Supply Chain and Customer Experience, Ingredion Inc
  • Clarence Gooden, President, CSX Transportation
  • Katie Farmer, Group VP Consumer Products, BNSF Railway


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MARS meeting hotel info


Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center
3500 Midwest Road
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523   Map