(a) To provide a common meeting ground between shippers, receivers, and railroads so as to establish
transportation requirements and assure a smooth transition from the present era to the future in the rail industry.
(b) To promote operating efficiency in handling of rail equipment by shippers, receivers, and railroads.
(c) To give the shipping public a direct voice in the activities of the railroads on matters of mutual
(d) To offer approved continuing educational programs such as the Professional Management Program
designed to improve individual business and professional skills. Participants in both regional and national programs
receive certificates of continuing education units.
Programs: To provide knowlede of the rail shipping industry and better promote Ideas