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Spring 2018 Industry Technical Workshop


Freight by Air: Riding the Wings of Change

MAY 2, 2018 [1:30 - 4:30 pm]

Hilton Orrington/Evanston


On May 2nd, NUTC hosted the Spring 2018 Industry Technical Workshop (#ITW2018), Freight by Air: Riding the Wings of Change, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. The Workshop featured Northwestern University faculty and industry experts (listed below) speaking on air freight issues including current industry trends and their impacts on general air freight, how demand is outpacing supply, best practices in accessing and managing capacity, and last-mile delivery.  



Shawn McWhorter - President, Nippon Cargo Airlines

Sedef Albrecht - Managing Director, Strategy and Operations, Boeing Horizon X

Helen Kristensen - Managing Director, United Cargo Sales - Strategic Accounts,  United Airlines

Andi Kilgore - Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO, Flirtey

Michael Steen - Chief Commercial Officer, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings

Wayne Tyndall - Sales Manager US & Northern Europe, WebCargoNet by Freightos

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