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Space is still available to register for the July 21 Talking Freight seminar on Freight Productivity Impacts by Natural and Man-Made Disasters. Please visit to register.


Date: July 21, 2010

Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET

Topic: Freight Productivity Impacts by Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Description: Recent incidents such as the Iceland volcano eruptions, the central Tennessee flooding, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill have created significant freight transportation impacts. Hear about the impacts of large-scale natural or human-induced events such as these on freight transportation supply chains and what companies are doing to mitigate these impacts.


·         Dan Gross, UPS

·         Paul Bingham, IHS Global Insight

Talking Freight seminars are eligible for 1.5 AICP Certification Maintenance Credits (for AICP members). In order to receive credit, you must attend the full seminar and login to the seminar with your full name or type your full name into the chat area during the seminar if you are in a room with a group of people. Visit the AICP web site for more information about AICP Certification Maintenance Credits.

If you have not yet participated in Talking Freight, I encourage you to do so. These monthly seminars, sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, are held via web conference, which means that you view the PowerPoint presentations over the Internet while listening to the presenters over your computer or the telephone. There is no cost involved and you do not have to leave your desk to participate. More information about Talking Freight is available at  Links to past presentations and recordings are available on


If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Symoun, SAIC, 703-676-6849 or [log in to unmask]



Jennifer Symoun | Deputy Program Manager/Analyst

Science Applications International Corporation | 8301 Greensboro Drive, McLean, VA 22102

Office: 703-676-6849 | Fax: 703-676-6823