Railroad Operations Series

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Railroad Operations: Education and Insights for the Future   

NITL is excited to invite you to a new series on railroad operations. Join John Schmitter of KEP LLC for this informative series that provides insights and introductions to various aspects of the railroad industry. Designed for those new to railroading or with years of experience, this four-part series will include:  

Railroad 101 – Basics of Railroad Operations (held June 16, 2021)
Railroad 201 – Introduction to the Commercial Side of Railroading 
Railroad 301 – Introduction to Rail Fleet Management (for companies that own or lease railcars)
Railroad 401 – Introduction to Intermodal 

Each course is two hours and will include an interactive discussion period.  The entire series will be held virtually over Zoom. 

Register Now: September 24, 2021
10am – 12pm EDT 

Railroad 201 – Introduction to the Commercial Side of Railroading  

Railroad 201 provides a general overview of the North American railroad industry focusing on the factors that impact railroad prices. The course is divided into two segments, with the first covering railroad capital requirements, markets, strategy, costs and regulation, and the second utilizing several examples to illustrate how prices are determined in specific situations. Railroad 201 is designed for supply chain professionals and others who are new to rail transportation or are interested in the rail industry. The course takes about two hours including time for questions and discussion. 

**Completion of Railroad 101 is not required to participate in this session. 

To be scheduled in Q3 and Q4 2021
Railroad 301 – Introduction to Rail Fleet Management (for companies that own or lease railcars)
Railroad 401 – Introduction to Intermodal 

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