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PEOPLE NEWS
Jean-Jacques Ruest was named interim CEO at Canadian National Railway,
where he previously was chief marketing officer. His experience includes more
than two decades at CN, with eight years in the top marketing post.
"The board believes the company needs a leader who will energize the team,
realize CN's corporate vision and take the company forward with the speed and
determination CN is known for," said board Chairman Robert Pace.
Ruest replaces Luc Jobin, who has left the company.
Robert Biesterfeld was promoted to the chief operating officer position
at C.H. Robinson. In that position, he will continue to serve as president of
Robinson's North American Surface Transport, while adding responsibility for
other divisions, including Global Forwarding, Robinson Fresh, Europe Surface
Transportation and Managed Services.
"Bob is a highly effective leader with deep knowledge of our industry and a
proven track record of delivering results," said CEO John Wiehoff.
Pervinder Johar was named CEO at REZ-1. He joined REZ-1 from
EdgeVerve, where he had been CEO of the Infosys subsidiary. Previously, he
was CEO of Steelwedge Software Inc. and vice president of global supply chain
solutions at HP.
"Pervinder's impressive resume and leadership in the supply chain
technology space position him to be a strong addition to REZ-1's senior
leadership team," said Bill Shea, CEO of REZ-1's parent company Direct
ChassisLink Inc.
Also at DCLI, David Arsenault joined the company as chief strategy officer.
He had been CEO of Hyundai Merchant Marine America for 12 years.
Jack Buffington, who is responsible for warehousing and brewery fulfillment
for MillerCoors, has been named a joint faculty member in supply chain shared
between the University of Denver's Transportation Institute and the Daniels
College of Business.
Crowley Logistics appointed Shiju Zacharia as senior director of
transportation, Kara Bryant as director, intermodal services, and Greg Durr as
director of transportation as part of a reorganization of its inland transportation
group.
Jaxport has named David Kalata as director, national container accounts.
He was international sales manager at Florida East Coast Railway prior to this
appointment.
Jeff Harris, vice president of maintenance at USA Truck, has been named
general chairman and treasurer of American Trucking Associations' Technology
& Maintenance Council for 2018-2019.
Port of Oakland Director of Social Responsibility Amy Tharpe received
an award named for the Powerful Women of the Bay Area, recognizing the
achievements of those whose work helps to enrich the lives of others.

INTERMODAL
CALENDAR
April 29-May 1

NASSTRAC Annual Shippers
Conference & Transportation
Expo
NASSTRAC
Rosen Shingle Creek * Orlando, Florida
www.nasstrac.org

April 29-May 2

NCBFAA Annual Conference

National Customs Brokers & Forwarders
Association of America
Westin Mission Hills * Rancho Mirage,
California
www.ncbfaa.org

May 1-3

Intermodal Operations &
Maintenance Business Meeting
Intermodal Association of North America
The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center *
Lombard, Illinois
www.intermodal.org

May 16-18

NARS Annual Meeting

North American Rail Shippers Association
Hyatt McCormick Place Hotel * Chicago,
Illinois
www.railshippers.com

June 10-12

2018 TMSA Logistics
Marketing & Sales Conference
Transportation Marketing & Sales
Association
Westin Cape Coral at Marina Village * Fort
Myers, Florida
www.tmsatoday.org

September 16-18

Intermodal EXPO 2018

Intermodal Association of North America
Long Beach Convention Center *
Long Beach, California
www.intermodalexpo.com

September 23-27

Do you have people news to share with IANA members?
Submit it to insights@intermodal.org
for inclusion in this section.

CVSA Annual Conference and
Exhibition
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
Kansas City Convention Center * Kansas
City, Missouri
www.cvsa.org
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Insights - March/April 2018

IANA News
Washington Begins Work on Infrastructure
Equipment Condition, DVIRs Benefit Terminal Throughput
Effective Steps Can Be Taken When Terminal Capacity Is Tight
Freight Report
Chassis Market Changes Focus on Pools, Efficiency
Blockchain Presented as Option to Aid Intermodal Information Flow
Buying Decisions, Truck and Real Estate Costs Transform Transloads
Gender Diversity Makes Good Business Sense
Government News
International Intermodal News
Intermodal Information Services News
New Members
People News
Intermodal Calendar
Insights - March/April 2018 - Cover1
Insights - March/April 2018 - 2
Insights - March/April 2018 - 3
Insights - March/April 2018 - IANA News
Insights - March/April 2018 - Washington Begins Work on Infrastructure
Insights - March/April 2018 - 6
Insights - March/April 2018 - 7
Insights - March/April 2018 - 8
Insights - March/April 2018 - 9
Insights - March/April 2018 - 10
Insights - March/April 2018 - Equipment Condition, DVIRs Benefit Terminal Throughput
Insights - March/April 2018 - 12
Insights - March/April 2018 - 13
Insights - March/April 2018 - 14
Insights - March/April 2018 - Effective Steps Can Be Taken When Terminal Capacity Is Tight
Insights - March/April 2018 - 16
Insights - March/April 2018 - 17
Insights - March/April 2018 - 18
Insights - March/April 2018 - Freight Report
Insights - March/April 2018 - Chassis Market Changes Focus on Pools, Efficiency
Insights - March/April 2018 - 21
Insights - March/April 2018 - 22
Insights - March/April 2018 - Blockchain Presented as Option to Aid Intermodal Information Flow
Insights - March/April 2018 - 24
Insights - March/April 2018 - 25
Insights - March/April 2018 - 26
Insights - March/April 2018 - Buying Decisions, Truck and Real Estate Costs Transform Transloads
Insights - March/April 2018 - 28
Insights - March/April 2018 - Gender Diversity Makes Good Business Sense
Insights - March/April 2018 - Government News
Insights - March/April 2018 - 31
Insights - March/April 2018 - 32
Insights - March/April 2018 - International Intermodal News
Insights - March/April 2018 - 34
Insights - March/April 2018 - Intermodal Information Services News
Insights - March/April 2018 - New Members
Insights - March/April 2018 - 37
Insights - March/April 2018 - 38
Insights - March/April 2018 - Intermodal Calendar
Insights - March/April 2018 - 40
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