Midwest Association of Rail Shippers
The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers is headquartered in the Chicago area. General membership comes from the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan and the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Its objective is to provide an open forum for resolving transportation and car supply problems, coupled with programs designed to educate and inform the membership in areas of railroad operating practices, new innovations in transportation and legislative matters. Meetings are held twice a year, in January and July. Dues are $25 per year.
ADVANCE NOTICE - WINTER MEETING MARRIOTT’S OAK BROOK HILLS RESORT
JANUARY 15 & 16, 2014
The 242nd regular meeting of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers will be held at the Oak Brook Hills Resort-Chicago on January 15 & 16, 2014.
The theme for this meeting is RAIL SHIPPING – POWERING AMERICA’S ECONOMY and we are hosting a very full agenda with opening remarks by both Keith Creel, President and COO of the Canadian Pacific Railway and Eric Butler, EVP Marketing and Sales, Union Pacific Railroad and a host of headline speakers including: William Doyle, President, Potash Corporation, Joseph Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration and David Williams, Inspector General of the U.S. Postal Service. Read More