Keynote Speaker: John Orr, CSX Transportation
Presentation: Transition to Precision Scheduled Railroad Model
John will present an overview of CSX's transition to the Precision Scheduled Railroad model. Major changes made in the network and the reasons behind this decision will be discussed. Impacts of the recent changes on a few train performance related metrics will be shared.
5:15 PM – 6:00 PM Check-In
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Dinner + Presentation + Chapter Announcements
8:00 PM – Meeting Adjourns
Dinner Menu-Catered by HESS Club
$25 pre-sale by noon on 3/12, $35 at the door
$10 Student pre-sale by noon on 3/12, $20 Student at the door
Entree 1: Chicken meal
Entree 2: Vegetarian meal
Entree 3: Gluten Free meal
Coffee, Water, Iced Tea
Speaker Keynote Speaker: John Orr
John joined CSX in 1998 in a sales role for TRANSFLO Terminal Services, a subsidiary of CSX. In that role, he was responsible for developing rail to truck transloading business in the Southeast region for CSX. After 6 years in that role, he was made Director of Sales for TRANSFLO ...
John joined CSX in 1998 in a sales role for TRANSFLO Terminal Services, a subsidiary of CSX. In that role, he was responsible for developing rail to truck transloading business in the Southeast region for CSX. After 6 years in that role, he was made Director of Sales for TRANSFLO responsible for growth of the entire TRANSFLO network. In 2011, he accepted a position as Director of Sales for the Minerals business unit at CSX. This role provided the opportunity to grow the unit train aggregate business across the CSX network as well as working with single carload customers on the cement, lime, and salt markets. In 2014, he became the General Manager of Customer Service for CSXT. John led that team through two challenging winter seasons while developing key relationships with external customers and with internal operations and commercial teams. In 2015, John accepted a new position as AVP Car Management at CSXT. In this role, he was responsible for managing and distribution of CSXT’s fleet of over 60,000 railcars. In 2017, John rejoined the Customer Service team as AVP Customer Operations and led that team through the transition to the Precision Scheduled Railroad model. John’s current role is Director of Sales for the Chemicals West customer portfolio estimated at $1.2B in CSX revenue. John holds a BS in Business with a focus in Transportation and Logistics from the University of Tennessee. John is married to wife, Lynn, and has daughter Lauren, age 14. He is an avid golfer, enjoys playing guitar, and spending time with his family.