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 | 2018-11-28T14:52:16-04:00 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 | 2018-11-15T11:17:57-04:00 November 15th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

The War to End All Wars

It started with a single shot. On June 28, 1914 the fatal bullet exploded from the gun held by Bosnian Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip and found its mark, the Austria-Hungarian heir Archduke Ferdinand. (A second shot also took the life of his wife, Duchess Sophie.) Thus put into motion a complicated global conflict the likes [...]

By | 2018-11-15T11:11:35-04:00 November 15th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

Investment vs. Expense

in·vest·ment [inˈves(t)mənt] /noun 1. the action or process of investing money for profit or material result. ex·pense [ikˈspens] /noun 1. the cost required for something; the money spent on something. One of the skills for excellent business acumen is identifying good investment opportunity. The danger, of course, is that there will be a poor return. [...]

By | 2018-08-15T10:37:45-04:00 August 15th, 2018|FYI, logistics, railcars, Transportation|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 | 2018-08-15T10:09:04-04:00 August 15th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments