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 Expert  727382

Expert in Rail, Trucking, Intermodal, Supply Chain, Strategic Planning, Business Developement, Marketing

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Oregon (OR)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has a 30-year proven track record as a senior commercial officer in both the trucking and rail industry. He has managed and grown national teams responsible for sales, marketing, pricing, customer service and terminal operations in the transportation industry.

Expert has worked with and consulted with clients such as USPS, UPS, JB Hunt, Heinz, etc to provide strategic supply chain solutions and cost savings by such means as inter-modal and efficient vendor selection. His long tenure leading teams that worked with all major truckers, railroads and retailers have developed supply chain strategies and inter-modal distribution networks that are a key foundation for today's current transcontinental premium trains.

Expert's unique career has allowed him to not only work directly within the trucking industry but also to work with the industry as a senior rail official. He has over the years become an expert on TL, LTL and parcel motor carriers and brings value in all supply chain mode assessments.


dispensing device




supply chain


supply chain cost reduction


supply chain management


supply system




vendor control

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Medford, Oregon.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974   BS Education Social Studies   Political Science, Sociology   Stroudsburg University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2009


Transystem Inc


Motor Carriers, Rail, Ports


Sr Transportation Consultant, Client manager


Responsible for business development in the truck, rail and port sectors. Consulted on supply chain, inland ports, rail and trucking projects.

2005 to 2007


Self Employed



Transportation Consultant


Worked as independent project manager for Westinghouse, FedEx, Norfolk Southern RR and Tunnell Consulting.

2003 to 2004


Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Direct Intermodal


Sales and Marketing


Director marketing and Sales


Managed commercial team for USPS contract compliance and nationwide periodical rail truck network.

1999 to 2003




Mail and Express


VP Marketing and Sales


Responsible for nationwide sales and marketing organization that ran $160mm line of USPS postal business, produce and time-sensitive periodicals and packages.

1988 to 1999






AVP Premium Service


Responsible for business development of top intermodal asset-based clients and growing a $300mm line of business. Managed nationwide team of sales, marketing, pricing, customer service and strategic planning functions.

1974 to 1988


Roadway Express


Senior management


District sales Manager


Ran operation and sales functions in New England for largest LTL trucking company in the country at the time.

Career Accomplishments:


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1999 to 2003   Amtrak   VP Marketing and sales   Expert managed the team that was responsible for negotiating and implementing a $100mm yearly contract with USPS. He also managed all commercial activity's for Amtrak's express business.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Worked with JB Hunt to develop a transcon intermodal network for domestic containers. Project involved combining rail and truck schedules, rail terminal and new train designs and to develop a seamless truck rail product that would meet over the road schedules and customer service needs. The project succeeded in the first $1 billion dollar 10 year contract in rail history.
  • Worked with Sunkist and Expresstrak to set up national produce distribution network from Port of LA to 14 points in the US. Developed rail to truck terminals and used high speed refrigerated boxcars to move produce on high speed passenger trains. Result was better than over the road reefer service at intermodal price savings.
  • Worked with the US Postal service to set up nationwide mail and periodical distribution and delivery network on passenger trains. Developed the service on roadrailers and sorted and delivered mail to 26 locations throughout the US. Network was so successful, Amtrak was the only railroad to handle first class mail. Also service was successfully marketed to RR Donnelly, Quadgraphics and UPS air.
  • Worked with Jafza Intl to develop a rail relationship and strategy to develop shuttle service from Port of Charleston to Free trade zone in Santee, NC . Facilitated all rail and commercial meetings and agendas.
  • Worked with GE and Rail Van to set up door to door intermodal program to mange and reduce vendor distribution and provide tools to ID intermodal shipments and provide routings, saving GE millions in trucking costs. Results were we won Vendor of the Year award from GE.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Consulted with Chinese National RR on rail mail distribution, Consulted with VIA on combining freight and high speed passenger rail, Consulted with UPS on rail integration and new sort center in Chicago Consulted with JAFZA on rail service to Port of Charleston
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2001 to 2002   Monterray, Mexico   Worked with TFMRR to develop passenger and Express business from San Antonio TX to Mexico City. Involved passenger trend studies and working with TFM planners and Mexican government. Also developed commercial plans with GM. Volkswagen and Westinghouse on moving parts to Mexican plants.

Market Research:
Rail and truck Intermodal- Expert has worked on numerous 3-way supply chain solutions involving the retailer with both the best truckers and railroads to provide the best and most efficient product flow.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Penn State Senior Management Graduate program Seminar NE College, Deregulation in the trucking Industry

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

His career and position has allowed him to earn long term relationships with key decision makers in the rail and trucking industry. He has worked over the years hand-in-hand with them on supply chain and logistics projects and has earned their friendship and respect.

He stays in touch with them and remains relevant and current with their progressions and needs.

Other Skills and Services

Ability to analyze and close large contracts, Good presenter, Inside hands-on knowledge of Package,LTL and TL networks and operations. Hands-on insider knowledge of rail and intermodal solutions


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