Thursday, November 12
Presented by: Dan North, Chief Economist - North America, Euler Hermes
The events of 2020 have sent shockwaves through the transportation sector that will be felt for years - if not a decade or longer. But each mode has been affected impacted differently, and the players within each modes have had to respond accordingly.
In this session, you'll expert, insider updates on the state of each mode. Look forward to assessments of the current state of each mode, what insiders are talking about, and analysis of what's to come.
Lou Smyrlis, Managing Director, Newcom Trucking & Supply Chain Group
Lou Smyrlis is Research Director of Canadian Shipper, Managing Director with Newcom’s large group of trucking related publications and host of the Web TV show, Inside the Numbers. Lou has been reporting on transportation issues for more than 25 years and is a winner of several writing awards. He is a frequent speaker on industry issues and is a leading authority on industry trends having pioneered several industry research projects. His work has been published by the Harvard School of Business, referenced in university research papers and included in a university textbook on management practices.
Dan Bresolin - VP - Intermodal, CN
As Vice President of Intermodal, Dan is responsible for all Sales and Marketing components of CN’s International, Domestic, Supply Chain Sales (Regional), CN Worldwide, and CN’s Asia Marketing Teams. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Consumer Product Supply Chain, Dan’s primary role is to enable CN’s customers to win in their markets and help create CN’s next generation of Railroaders. Prior to this role, Dan was responsible for the full scope of the Sales and Marketing areas of CN’s International book of business including managing all relationships with Ocean Carriers and Port Stakeholders on the three coasts that CN serves. Before that, Dan was the Director of Marketing, Intermodal International, accountable for all aspects of pricing, strategy, new product development, & contract analysis for CN’s entire Intermodal International business.
Dan has also held leadership positions in Sales at CN including Director of Sales in International and Director of Strategic Sales in Domestic Intermodal. Dan joined CN in April, 1999 as a Domestic Intermodal Account Manager based in Toronto ON. Dan takes great pride in his knowledge and experience in rail operations and has taken full advantage of CN’s Management operations training programs. During his 20 years at CN, Dan has qualified as both a Rail Conductor and an Intermodal Crane Operator. Dan is a Graduate of Brock University in St. Catherines Ontario and currently lives in Stoney Creek ON with his wife and two children
Matthieu Casey - Director, Cargo Revenue Management and Business Strategy
Matthieu leads the Revenue Management team within the Cargo division at Air Canada. In this role, Matthieu is oversees the Network Strategy, Interline Partnerships, Pricing and Capacity Optimization groups. Matthieu was previously responsible for Air Canada Cargo’s Canadian Sales group, as well as the Global Partnerships team. Prior to joining Air Canada, Matthieu held roles in the commercial organization and Business Intelligence Services at IATA (International Air Transport Association).