Two is Better than One: TAPPI SRW Joins AAR for their 127th DP&FC Conference

TAPPI’s Shipping, Receiving, and Warehousing Committee (SRW) is collaborating with the Association of American Railroads (AAR) to bring you a robust program for the 127th Damage Prevention and Freight Claim (DP&FC) Conference in Omaha, Nebraska, July 8-11, 2019. This will be one of the largest conferences AAR has planned and will include an array of industry speakers, committee meetings, and four separate breakout sessions.

The Roll Paper Loading breakout session, co-hosted by TAPPI SRW and AAR, will offer two afternoons full of paper industry speakers and topics. With a focus on roll paper load planning, there will be active audience participation. The breakout session will also host an open Quality Lead Team (QLT) meeting on July 10th.

Larry N. Montague, President & CEO of TAPPI, will provide a Paper update as a part of the Market Updates. Keynote speakers at the conference include Lance Fritz, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Union Pacific Railroad and Ian Jefferies, President, Association of American Railroads (AAR).

You can also attend other breakout sessions such as, Automotive Updates, Open Top Load Securement, and Food Products Shipments. The conference will conclude with an open Damage Prevention and Freight Claim Committee Meeting held on July 11.

July is right around the corner so don’t miss out on this comprehensive event. Register soon as Early Bird specials end on June 7. Hotel event room rates are available at the Hilton Omaha.