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2014 Media Kit

Panel to Review Impact of Logistics on U.S. Freight Transportation

Author: AJOT | Jun 20 2013 at 08:00 PM | Category: Intermodal  

The Committee’s special panel focused on freight transportation will hold a hearing next Wednesday on the relationship between the logistics industry and a productive, efficient, and safe national freight system.

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN), Chairman of the Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, will hold the hearing, entitled “How Logistics Facilitate an Efficient Freight Transportation System,” at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Duncan’s panel is a special panel of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and was established earlier this year specifically to make recommendations for the improvement of U.S. freight transportation.

Witnesses invited to testify at the hearing:
Mr. David Abney, Chief Operating Officer, United Parcel Service
Mr. Tracy Rosser, Senior Vice President, Transportation, Walmart
Mr. Edward R. Hamberger, President & CEO, Association of American Railroads
Mr. Scott Satterlee, Senior Vice President, Transportation, C.H. Robinson Worldwide; on behalf of the Transportation Intermediaries Association
Mr. Mark DeFabis, President & CEO, Integrated Distribution Services; on behalf of the International Warehouse Logistics Association
Mr. Richard Fisher, President, Falcon Global Edge; on behalf of the Airforwarders Association