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The Start Of It All

Eric Wilmot, Director Marketing & Technology               George Brown and Philip E. Thomas are two names you may not recognize but to whom we owe much. These businessmen returned to Baltimore in 1826 after spending time in England scrutinizing the use of rail for commercial purposes and [...]

By | 2018-02-21T15:37:59+00:00 February 21st, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

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

The Double-Edged Sword: Technology

Eric Wilmot, Director Marketing & Technology   "The only constant thing is change." Wiser words were never spoken and one change we all continue to witness is technology. Discoveries and advancements have propelled us into an unprecedented era of information sharing and automation. We can marvel at the fact that the lofty predictions [...]

By | 2018-01-17T11:11:39+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