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Rob Swyter
Works at Synchronet Intermodal Services
Attended Elmhurst College
Lives in Schaumburg
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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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Union Pacific Announces Name Change to Confederate Pacific New Name reflects new network of southern ramps served. OMAHA, NEB., APRIL 01, 2015 Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP)  board of directors today announced a corporate name change from Union Pacific…
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William B. Cassidy, Senior Editor JOC | Mar 25, 2015 3:44PM EDT Hefty increases in truck driver wages will propel truckload rates higher in 2015 and beyond, potentially pushing pricing up by double digits, a transportation analyst warns. Truckload rates…
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Written by  Frank N. Wilner, Contributing Editor – Railway Age One need not look to the wild blue yonder to find the BNSF air force. Soon, it will be patrolling BNSF tracks from altitudes no higher than 500 feet, but not within three miles of any airport…
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The Cass Price Indices have been released today, and they show nothing unexpected – intermodal rates (inclusive of linehaul, fuel, and accessorial costs) dropped by 1.8% YOY in February, after falling only 0.3% YOY in January.  Spot truckload rates…
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Anyone living around UIC know if Al's on Taylor street is open today?
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Manager of Operations
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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
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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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