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AMM’s Moving Metals Conference has expanded and is moving to Miami

The 6th Annual Moving Metals Conference is meeting the demands of the market and changing the program to a two day event. There are numerous challenges in the cost-effective transportation of metals and raw materials. What does this mean for the entire supply chain from metal producers, service centers, shippers and ports and logistics companies? AMM’s Moving Metals event will bring together leading experts who will provide answers. 


Keynote Address: Commodity Flows & Freight Transportation
Charles Clowdis
, Managing Director, Global Insight, Inc

Highlight Address: International Steel Shipping
Robert Drew
, General Manager of Logistics,Tata Steel International

Infrastructure Spotlight:                                                                                                                                          Leo Penne, Program Director for Freight Transportation & Economic Development, American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

Energy Spotlight:
Matt Smith,
Commodity Analyst, Summit Energy Services, Inc

Confirmed Panelists:
Steve Alley
, Director of Sales,
Ingram Barge
Gary Bailey
, Director of Freight Brokerage, PLS Logistics
Tim Barth
, VP Sales & Marketing,
 CRST Malone, Inc
Phillip Bedwell
, Corporate Manager Rail & Barge Transportation,
Greg Dixon
, Executive VP, Baker Iron & Metal
Rebecca Dye, Commissioner,
Federal Maritime Commission
Tom Ferkany
, VP Universal Trade Solutions,
Fraley and Schilling
Paul Georgiades
, Senior Director Seafreight, Kuehne + Nagel
Robert Giangoia, Chartering Manager, ICAP Shipping
Fotis Giannakoulis, VP Oil Services & Commodity Shipping Equity Research,
 Morgan Stanley
Gregory Harkey
, Director of Marketing-Metals,
Norfolk Southern Corp
Gary Lagrange
, President,
Port of New Orleans
Barry Moody
, VP Sales,
Universal Truckload
Terry Moore
, Director-Business Development,
AEP River Operations
Hal Owens
, President,Precision Components Inc
Steve Potter, Logistics Manager,
 Olin Brass
Pamela Racer
, Director of Sales & Logistics,
 Wise Alloys
Greg Shimonek
, Senior Business Director Metals & Ores,
 Union Pacific
Dan Taylor, Senior VP, Melton Truck Lines
Allan Welch
, Corporate Transportation Manager,
Olympic Steel
Sue Wood
, Corporate Transportation Director,
Worthington Industries

Panel Leaders:
Catherine Ngai, Trade Reporter, American Metal Market
Corinna Petry,
Steel Correspondent, American Metal Market

- Deteriorating infrastructure – is there relief in sight?
- Have you started preparing for electronic logs?
- How are others fining and retaining qualified drivers?
- Will global shippers leverage the accessibility of the Panama Canal or will the lack of funding for dredging prevent usage?
- How will the competition between ports affect the steel and scrap markets?
- How will Shale drilling affect crude oil prices?
- What do you choose – shorter loading times or lower service costs?

  • Platinum SponsorRH Shipping & Chartering
  • Gold SponsorPLS Logistics
  • Gold SponsorUniversal Truckload Services, Inc.