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NUTC Welcomes Six New Business Advisory Council Member Companies

The Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) is pleased to welcome eight new members to its Business Advisory Council (BAC).   

The BAC consists of companies and organizations from all transportation sectors including shipper and carrier firms, manufacturers and service providers, freight forwarders and third-party logistic providers, financial institutions, consulting firms, and trade associations. Each member company is represented by a senior-level executive. Members of the BAC provide insight into challenges and opportunities encountered or anticipated in their sector, which help guide NUTC’s research and educational programs. Below are the names of each new BAC company and their representatives.

New Leadership Companies:

ArcBest, Danny Loe, President, Asset-Light Logistics, and Chief Yield Officer

ArcBest, Andrew Silver, CEO of MoLo

Wi-Tronix, LLC, Larry Jordan, CEO

Norfolk Southern Corporation, Kathleen Smith, Vice President, Business Development and Real Estate

New Sustaining Companies:

Bimbo Bakeries USA, Elsy Ocejo, Director, Supply Chain Strategy

Hassett Logistics, Michelle Halkerston, President & CEO

 New Association Members:

AWESOME, Michelle Dilley, CEO

American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association (ASRRLA), Jo Strang, SVP Safety, Regulatory and Environmental

Currently, NUTC has over 100 BAC members. For more information on the BAC membership, visit

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