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Rob Swyter
Works at Synchronet Intermodal Services
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William B. Cassidy, Senior Editor, Journal of Commerce To own or not to own assets: that is the question facing third-party logistics and transport operators in a world where the supply and cost of shipping capacity, on land at least, is increasingly…
William B. Cassidy, Senior Editor, Journal of Commerce To own or not to own assets: that is the question facing third-party logistics and transport operators in a world where the supply and cost of…
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sept. 30, 2015 – The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Sept. 26, 2015. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 566,700 carloads and intermodal units, down 1.8 percent…
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Joseph Bonney, Senior Editor, Journal Of Commerce FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida — A coalition of truckers, cargo interests and trade organizations is preparing to ask the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to restrict charges for late pickup or delivery of…
Joseph Bonney, Senior Editor, Journal Of Commerce FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida — A coalition of truckers, cargo interests and trade organizations is preparing to ask the U.S. Federal Maritime Commissio…
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By Rip Watson, Senior Reporter, Transport Topics This story appears in the Sept. 21 print edition of Transport Topics. Read more at: http://www.ttnews.com/articles/petemplate.aspx?storyid=39477&page=3 © Transport Topics, American Trucking Associations…
By Rip Watson, Senior Reporter, Transport Topics This story appears in the Sept. 21 print edition of Transport Topics. Read more at: © Transport Topics, American Trucking Associations Inc. Reproduc…
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Norfolk Southern restructures Triple Crown Services subsidiary NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) is restructuring its Triple Crown Services (TCS) subsidiary to focus on the transportation of automobile parts.…
Norfolk Southern restructures Triple Crown Services subsidiary NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) is restructuring its Triple Crown Services (TCS) …
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By Rachel Duran “Railroads are pushing and pushing to develop intermodal sites across the country,” says Tim Feemster, managing principal Foremost Quality Logistics, a supply chain consultancy based in Dallas. The results of the efforts are playing out…
By Rachel Duran “Railroads are pushing and pushing to develop intermodal sites across the country,” says Tim Feemster, managing principal Foremost Quality Logistics, a supply chain consultancy base...
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US domestic intermodal rates jump on peak season demand Reynolds Hutchins, Associate Editor, Journal of Commerce U.S. domestic intermodal spot rates are jumping anywhere from $500 to $1,000 on peak season demand, but it won’t last long, according to…
US domestic intermodal rates jump on peak season demand Reynolds Hutchins, Associate Editor, Journal of Commerce U.S. domestic intermodal spot rates are jumping anywhere from $500 to $1,000 on peak…
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Inefficient Intermodal Terminals Slowing Supply Chain, Execs Say By Rip Watson, Senior Reporter, Transport Topics This story appears in the Sept. 28 print edition of Transport Topics FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Efforts to improve intermodal productivity…
Inefficient Intermodal Terminals Slowing Supply Chain, Execs Say By Rip Watson, Senior Reporter, Transport Topics This story appears in the Sept. 28 print edition of Transport Topics FORT LAUDERDAL…
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Written by  Carolina Worrell, Managing Editor For the week ending Sept. 19, 2015, total U.S. rail traffic was 566,734 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.5% compared with the same week in 2014, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on…
Written by  Carolina Worrell, Managing Editor For the week ending Sept. 19, 2015, total U.S. rail traffic was 566,734 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.5% compared with the same week in 2014, t…
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Despite domestic growth slowdown, US intermodal on solid track Reynolds Hutchins, Associate Editor | Sep 20, 2015 11:00AM EDT U.S. intermodal volume has slowed down from the 4.8 percent clip seen last year, raising questions not just on the outlook for…
Despite domestic growth slowdown, US intermodal on solid track Reynolds Hutchins, Associate Editor | Sep 20, 2015 11:00AM EDT U.S. intermodal volume has slowed down from the 4.8 percent clip seen l…
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Toronto truck strike ends after deal struck on wage increases Reynolds Hutchins, Associate Editor – JOC | Sep 16, 2015 5:24PM EDT Independent truckers ended a more than week-long protest that ground Toronto area cargo deliveries to a near-halt after they…
Toronto truck strike ends after deal struck on wage increases Reynolds Hutchins, Associate Editor – JOC | Sep 16, 2015 5:24PM EDT Independent truckers ended a more than week-long protest that…
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Manager of Operations
Skills
Intermodal shipping, Team Management, Employee Engagement, Stealth, Fearless driving
Employment
  • Synchronet Intermodal Services
    Manager of Operations, 2015 - present
    DoorLogistics™ is a service offered only to third party wholesale customers, and provides standard container (20’, 40’, 45’ container) door-to-door pricing, operational and customer support services. Our service offers a vast network of multi-directional opportunities, with easy all-in pricing, using the widest range of container capacity in many inland and coastal origins to destinations across the US and Canada. DoorLogistics delivers container visibility, dedicated capacity, competitive pricing and extensive power availability for freight customers; as well as more cost-effective utilization and management of containers by reducing costs in the supply chain for asset owners. SIS’ advanced automated systems manage all operational activities, including intermodal equipment reservations, document transmission, pick-up and delivery drayage as well as rail line-haul; all combined as key differentiators in providing a quick, responsive and dedicated service to meet the many needs of SIS’ customers
  • Axsun Corp
    Account Executive, 2014 - 2015
    Prospecting, Cold Calling, Qualifying, Selling intermodal shipping services to Beneficial Cargo Owners
  • Marten Transport, Ltd.
    Director - COFC Intermodal, 2011 - 2014
    Led new product offering, COFC Intermodal shipping.
  • ArrowStream, Inc
    Manager of Intermodal, 2007 - 2011
    Built an IMC within the ArrowStream Freight Services offering
  • APL Logistics IMS
    Senior Operations Coordinator, 2005 - 2007
    Arranged for Transport of full containers using various shipping methods
  • Pacer Stacktrain, Inc
    Equipment Reservation Specialist, 2004 - 2005
    Call Center environment, working with IMCs to reserve intermodal equipment
  • Hoffman Estates High School
    Teacher's Assistant, 2002 - 2004
    Special Education Department
  • Marketsource
    Territory Sales Representative, 2002 - 2005
    Territory Sales Representative - Hewlett Packard Account
  • Atlantic Container Line
    Export Transport Dispatch, 2001 - 2001
    Domestic Export Transport Dispatcher
  • Inchcape Shipping Services
    Equipment Control Clerk, 1998 - 2000
    Equipment control clerk for Atlantic Container Line
  • Fossil, Inc.
    Third Key / Assistant Manager, 1996 - 1998
    Retail sales of watches and leather goods.
  • Target Corporation
    Level 3 Team Lead, 1993 - 1995
    "Blue World" - Hardlines Level 3 team lead
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Schaumburg
Previously
Hoffman Estates - Virginia Beach - Chicago - Decorah, Iowa
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Education
  • Elmhurst College
    Supply Chain Management, 2006 - 2008
    M.S. Supply Chain Management
  • North Park University
    education, 2003 - 2005
    secondary education certification - English Special Education endorsement
  • Columbia College Chicago
    Fiction Writing, 1996 - 2000
    B.A. Fiction Writing
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