Register Now! Atlanta CSCMP: Tour one of the largest intermodal facilities east of the Mississippi River
NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD TOWER & TRACK TOUR
Come see how NS moves containers and trailers from rail to truck and back as well as the complex planning and scheduling of this critical function in Supply Chain!
Nov 14, 2018
11:00 AM Registration and Networking,
11:30 AM -12:00 PM Presentation/Lunch
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Tower and Track at the Whitaker Intermodal Terminal
Location: Initial meeting at City of Austell Threadmill: 5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road, Austell, GA
Norfolk Southern Corporation: (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 20,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.
Tour Details: The John W. Whitaker Terminal in Austell, GA is one of the largest intermodal facilities east of the Mississippi River. The 7 million square foot facility handles between 380,000 and 550,000 units per year. This tour will begin with networking and lunch at the City of Austell Threadmill Complex in Austell (located at 5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road, Austell, Georgia) and move by chartered bus to the terminal in Austell. Once on site, the group will split. One group will tour the facility by bus, viewing activity along the tracks and the operation of the gantry crane systems as they shift containers and trailers from rail to truck and back. The other group will tour the command and control facilities in the tower. There they will see the planning and scheduling activities as they happen. Bus will return participants to the Threadmill Complex after the tour’s completion.
Tour registrants will need to sign an indemnification document which will be available at the Threadmill Complex
Directions to Facility: Take I-20 to Exit 44 (Thornton Road/Austell/Route 6 North). Go approximately 6 miles and turn right onto Route 6 Spur (Dr. Luke Garrett, Jr. Memorial Highway). Go to Austell-Powder Springs Road and turn left Threadmill complex will be on left about 2 miles.
Advanced pre-registration: $35.00 CSCMP members / $50.00 non-members / $25.00 Full-time student members.
Late Registration or Walk-up/Day-of-Event Cost: $50.00 (cash or check only) space permitting
Advanced pre-registration will end on Nov 9, 2018 (Tour limited to 40 guests)
For questions: Nicole Bennett, firstname.lastname@example.org