November &
December 2013

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Successful and Informative Ohio Conference on Freight

TMACOG and its partners presented the seventh annual Ohio Conference on Freight in September to an audience representing 18 states and four countries. The 2013 theme focused on innovation. More than half of the 258 attendees were attending for the first time. The 2013 conference had record attendance and also had record support from partners and sponsors. Evaluations from the participants indicated strong approval for the content of the program with 95 percent giving an overall evaluation of excellent or good, and 91 percent saying that it was an excellent or good value for the time invested.

Many of the speaker presentations have been archived on ohiofreight.org. See the link to the 2013 agenda here. Click on the presenterís name to see the presentation. Get information on next yearís conference and follow news about freight and logistics in the Great Lakes region by monitoring www.ohiofreight.org.

“This should be a must-attend by anyone in the transportation business. I plan to attend again next year. Thanks for everything the committee did to bring this seminar together.”
- Rick McLaughlin, Alliance Shippers, Inc., Cleveland, OH

“I wanted to let you know that I go to a number of these events, and Ohio Freight is a great event for the following reasons: you bring private sector people to talk about freight impacts, and the fact that you brought all modes together is so important. Most of these programs focus on one or two modes.”
- Libby Ogard, Prime Focus, LLC, DePere, WI


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