Objectives

  • To provide a common meeting ground between rail owners, vendors and users to establish transportation requirements and ensure a smooth transition from the present era to the future in the rail industry.
  • To promote operating efficiency in the handling of rail equipment.
  • To give the shipping public a direct voice in the activities of the railroads on matters of mutual concern.
  • To provide educational forums and seminars for the purpose of establishing and maintaining an understanding of shipper and receiver requirements and carrier innovations.
  • To offer continuing education programs designed to improve individual business and professional skills.