About DWilmot

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

Back To The Future?

Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO Who has watched the series of Back To The Future movies and enjoyed them more than me? They are a staple in my family, and certain phrases have become part of our family dialogue. Doc: "See you in the future." Marty: "You mean the past?" Doc: "Exactly!" And [...]

By | 2018-02-21T15:16:18+00:00 February 21st, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

Fuel Overcharge?

Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO     Surcharge! The first definition at Merriam-Webster Online for "surcharge" is "Overcharge". In research conducted by Iron Horse Logistics Group we discovered that 93% of shippers report paying some sort of hidden surcharge on top of their transportation charge. As some would contend, have the railroads been charging [...]

By | 2018-01-17T16:34:26+00:00 January 17th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

Will 2018 Be Better?

Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO   As we head into the holiday season we tend to lean in one of two directions. Either the holidays are a time of joy, fond remembrance, family, thankfulness and worship, or they can be times of sadness and even depression. Work, while maybe not primary, plays a [...]

By | 2017-11-17T13:14:50+00:00 November 15th, 2017|logistics|0 Comments

Who’s The Funny Mann?

Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO                 Why would a shipper pay to lease their own railcars or even buy them? Isn't it up to the railroad to supply all the rail equipment needed to ship on their line? As Cliff Norton used to say, "I'm glad [...]

By | 2017-07-12T09:57:35+00:00 July 14th, 2017|logistics|0 Comments