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People in the News C.H. Robinson Worldwide has appointed Robert Biesterfeld as president of North American Surface Transportation. Biesterfeld had Biesterfeld most recently served as vice president of truckload for the company. He replaces Scott Satterlee. The American Trucking Associations' Board of Directors elected Pat Thomas as the federation's 71st chairman. Thomas is senior vice president of state government affairs for UPS. He replaces Duane Long, chairman of Raleigh, N.C.based Longistics, as the ATA chairman. As the new executive vice president and chief sales officer for Ryder System Inc., John Gleason will lead all the company's sales functions. He most recently held the position of senior vice president of sales for Ryder's Fleet Management Solutions business segment. United Arab Shipping Co. appointed Stuart Sandlin as president of its North American organization. He was formerly vice president of sales at Hapag-Lloyd America. Christina E. Correale has been named director of harbor development by the Maryland Port Administration. She had been a principal of EcoLogix Group for the past five years where she served as a senior advisor to the Maryland Port Administration on dredged material management projects. Raghu Chatrathi, director of environmental remediation, engineering and advanced technology for 14 Intermodal Insights | December 2015 CSX Corp., received The Association of American Railroads 2015 North American Environmental Employee Excellence Award. ContainerPort Group Inc. announced the addition of Mike Mays as vice president of national accounts, effective Oct. 26. INTERMODAL CALENDAR January 10-14 TRB 95th Annual Meeting Transportation Research Board Walter E. Washington Convention Center * Washington, DC Mays Tony Brooks has been appointed president of the XPO Logistics Brooks less-thantruckload business operations in North America which were recently acquired as part of the Con-way purchase. CenterPoint Properties announced the appointment of Bob Andrews as senior vice president and regional manager of the West Region portfolio which totals more than 4.5 million square feet of property across the Los Angeles, Oakland and Seattle markets. C.R. England announced the company has hired Kirk Freimuth as president of the company's Dedicated Division. Freimuth rejoins C.R. England after serving for three years as senior vice president at NFI. Anacostia Rail Holdings Inc. has promoted Michael Shore and James Bonner to senior management positions. Shore advanced to vice president-operations of the Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad. Bonner was named vice president of the New York & Atlantic Railway. March 6-9 2016 TCA Annual Convention Truckload Carriers Association Wynn Las Vegas Resort * Las Vegas, Nevada March 13-15 2016 IWLA Convention & Expo International Warehouse Logistics Association Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate * Orlando, Florida April 3-6 2016 Connections Convention American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association Gaylord National Harbor * National Harbor, Maryland April 6-9 2016 TIA Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition Transportation Intermediaries Association Grand Hyatt * San Antonio, Texas April 24-27 2016 NASSTRAC Shippers Conference & Transportation Expo National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council Rosen Shingle Creek * Orlando, Florida May 3-5 Intermodal Operations & Maintenance Business Meeting Intermodal Association of North America The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center * Lombard, Illinois September 18-20 Intermodal EXPO 2016 Intermodal Association of North America George R. Brown Convention Center * Houston, Texas

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Insights - December 2015

ATRI Study Urges CSA Reform
Senate Democrats Express Safety Concerns
A special thank you to the 2015 IANA Board of Directors
Sustainability News
Faster Turn Times and More Rail Ahead for Ports
Freight Reports
Port News
2015 Sponsors
Driver Coercion Rule Finalized
In Brief
Welcome New Members
Intermodal Calendar
People in the News

Insights - December 2015