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PEOPLE NEWS

INTERMODAL
CALENDAR

Edward-R.-Hamberger, president and chief executive officer of the Association
of American Railroads, will be retiring in early 2019 after over twenty years of service,
making him the longest-tenured head of the 84-year-old organization.

June-10-12

Madeline-Grimes has been named marketing manager at Vantage Solutions,
Inc. She specializes in creating and managing integrated marketing plans while also
assisting in customer service, user experience and software-related efforts.

Transportation Marketing & Sales
Association
Westin Cape Coral at Marina Village
Fort Myers, Florida
www.tmsatoday.org

The American Trucking Associations has hired Dan Horvath as its new director
of safety policy.
"ATA is a safety-first organization and having Dan on board will allow us to
maintain our position as the leading voice advocating for the safety of the trucking
industry," said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced new corporate officer assignments
and promotions to strengthen the leadership of its Global Manufacturing Organization and commercial units. Owen Whitehall has been promoted to executive vice
president, GMO North American Operations and Global Sourcing. Martin-Graham
assumes the expanded role of executive vice president, GMO International Operations
and Global Engineering. He will continue to maintain oversight of all engineering and
quality assurance functions company-wide and provide GMO support for all company activities in North America, Europe, Gulf Cooperation Council and Brazil. Also
promoted are Alejandro Arias to vice president of Mexican operations and
Zane Peterson to vice president of global sourcing, both reporting to Whitehall.
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has appointed Kevin M. "Marty" Freeman,
currently the company's senior vice president - sales, to serve as executive vice
president and chief operating officer, effective May 16.
Transportation industry veteran John Smith will become president and CEO of
FedEx Freight on August 16, moving up from his position as senior vice president of
operations at the FedEx Corp. subsidiary. Smith also will serve on the FedEx Strategic
Management Committee. He will succeed Mike Ducker, who is retiring after more
than 40 years with the package delivery giant. As head of the freight group, Ducker led
FedEx's North American less-than-truckload companies in addition to FedEx Custom
Critical, the unit that focuses on same-day and overnight delivery of expedited freight.
Ducker also is treasurer of American Trucking Associations.
FedEx also announced that Matthew Thornton III will become executive vice
president and chief operating officer of FedEx Freight. Thornton has been the senior
vice president of U.S. operations for FedEx Express.
Kenneth Wagers has been appointed chief operating officer of XPO Logistics,
with responsibility for the company's operations in 32 countries. Troy Cooper, who
formerly served as chief operating officer and transportation segment leader, has
been promoted to the newly created position of president. About Wagers, CEO
Bradley Jacobs said, "Kenny has a strong record of leading organizations during
periods of rapid growth ... He's a big talent with a long history of accomplishments in
our industry."
John Horgan has joined Milestone as executive vice president and chief financial
officer, reporting directly to Don Clayton, president and chief executive officer. Prior to
joining Milestone, Horgan served for eight years as CEO or general manager of three
companies in the manufacturing, distribution and software industries.
Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. announced the appointment of
Michael-L.-Gettle, Roadrunner's president and chief operating officer, to the board.
Gettle joined Roadrunner in May 2016 as executive vice president and was promoted
to his current position in April 2017.
Trimble has announced that David Wangler, president and CEO of TMW Systems,
passed away on April 26. Wangler had been president of TMW for 12 years, taking
over in May 2006.

2018 TMSA Logistics
Marketing & Sales Conference

September-16-18

Intermodal EXPO 2018

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

September-20-24

2018 AASHTO Annual Meeting
American Association of State Highway
and Transportation Officials - AASHTO
Westin Peachtree * Atlanta, Georgia
www.transportation.org

September-23-27

CVSA Annual Conference and
Exhibition
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
Kansas City Convention Center
Kansas City, Missouri
www.cvsa.org

October-7-10

107th AAPA Annual Convention
American Association of Port Authorities
Port of Valparaíso * Valparaíso, Chile
www.aapa-ports.org

October-18-21

WESCCON 2018

Pacific Coast Council
The Riviera * Palm Springs, California
www.pacificcoastcouncil.org

October-22-25

6th annual NDTAUSTRANSCOM Fall Meeting
National Defense Transportation
Association
Gaylord National Harbor Hotel
Oxon Hill, Maryland
www.ndtahq.com

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Insights - May/June 2018

IANA News
Operations & Maintenance Business Meeting 2018 Recap: Creating the Future of Intermodal
Intermodal Is on a Positive Path in 2018
Chassis Market’s Evolution Blends Promise, Challenges
Identifying the Missing Link in Chassis Maintenance
ELD Mandate Lessons: Opportunity, Compliance, Tech Issues
ELD Mandate Effect: Opportunity Beckons for Intermodal
Ocean Carrier Realignments Trigger Significant Change for Intermodal
Freight Report
Build Awareness of Intermodal to Attract Job Candidates
3PLs Adopt Technology to Enhance Customer Relationships
As Technology Changes Business Relationships, Personalization Still Matters
Voice of the Shipper
Government News
New Members
People News
Intermodal Calendar
Insights - May/June 2018 - Cover1
Insights - May/June 2018 - 2
Insights - May/June 2018 - 3
Insights - May/June 2018 - IANA News
Insights - May/June 2018 - Operations & Maintenance Business Meeting 2018 Recap: Creating the Future of Intermodal
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Insights - May/June 2018 - 7
Insights - May/June 2018 - 8
Insights - May/June 2018 - Intermodal Is on a Positive Path in 2018
Insights - May/June 2018 - 10
Insights - May/June 2018 - Chassis Market’s Evolution Blends Promise, Challenges
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Insights - May/June 2018 - 14
Insights - May/June 2018 - Identifying the Missing Link in Chassis Maintenance
Insights - May/June 2018 - ELD Mandate Lessons: Opportunity, Compliance, Tech Issues
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Insights - May/June 2018 - ELD Mandate Effect: Opportunity Beckons for Intermodal
Insights - May/June 2018 - Ocean Carrier Realignments Trigger Significant Change for Intermodal
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Insights - May/June 2018 - Freight Report
Insights - May/June 2018 - Build Awareness of Intermodal to Attract Job Candidates
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Insights - May/June 2018 - 3PLs Adopt Technology to Enhance Customer Relationships
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Insights - May/June 2018 - As Technology Changes Business Relationships, Personalization Still Matters
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Insights - May/June 2018 - Government News
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Insights - May/June 2018 - New Members
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