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Dennis Wilmot started Iron Horse in January 2002 after eleven years working for rail carriers and sixteen years for private corporations. My full details are available @ https://www.linkedin.com/in/dennisewilmot

It’s the most wonderful time.

Christmas is an amazing time of the year. "It's the most, wonderful time, of the year…" I can hear you signing this line all the way in Aurora, Ohio. For everyone, no matter your religion, values, beliefs, culture, upbringing, and whatever else shapes what is you, Christmas truly is special even if for different reasons. [...]

By | 2018-12-21T11:16:24+00:00 December 21st, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

PSR

Dennis Wilmot President & CEO PSR. When I did a search in both Google and Bing the first replies for both were Physicians For Social Responsibility. I doubt many who are reading this article are familiar with Physicians for Social Responsibility, but you are or soon will be familiar with Precision Schedule Railroading. [...]

By | 2018-11-28T14:52:16+00:00 November 28th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

In The News

November 2018 NS has announced it will move its HQ from Norfolk, VA, to Atlanta, GA. This isn't a big surprise as they moved the Roanoke office to Norfolk a few years ago. Centralizing everything in one location makes sense, and Atlanta makes more sense than Norfolk. That is easy for me to say since [...]

By | 2018-11-15T11:17:57+00:00 November 15th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

The Haves And The Have Nots

  In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen Covey listed #2 as "Begin With The End In Mind." So, I am taking a risk and giving you the end of my article first. Here it is: Shippers have gotten too comfortable with an oversupplied railcar market. Better to have and not need than [...]

By | 2018-08-15T10:09:04+00:00 August 15th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

What Car Do You Drive?

Since I was young I have always loved the 1959 Corvette. If ever there was a dream car for me, this is it. Convertible, of course! What is your dream car? Wouldn't you maintain it like new "forever"? Would you agree with what Champion puts on its website?  "Choose quality parts every time...because safety matters, performance [...]

By | 2018-07-12T13:34:00+00:00 July 13th, 2018|FYI, logistics, railcars, Transportation|0 Comments