Thought Leadership

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‘Speaking to Every Corner of the Industry’: A Conversation With RSI Board Member Jeremy Erickson

https://youtu.be/X_iUuoM9awU?si=1GWGDCuPV-7EPncX In this video interview, we sit down with Jeremy Erickson, COO of Messiah Locomotive Service and RSI Board Member, to get some insight into his world. Jeremy shares how his company makes the most of tradeshow events, using them to build connections that drive their business forward. He also talks about the benefits of […]

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Rail Safety Is Everyone’s Business

In today’s complex, interconnected landscape of modern transportation, rail remains a key pillar for the movement of goods in support of households and businesses. It is essential in transporting raw materials and goods that the public does not often think twice about but are integral to the innerworkings of our society. What does tend to […]

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RSI Volunteers Make Strides for a Strong 2024

Last year, the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and the rail community experienced its fair share of challenges and successes. Notable among the highs were strides made by RSI committees to educate the public and advocate for greater industry safety. As we move into 2024 with renewed momentum, RSI is shining a light on a few […]

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Railway Age: Brighter Days Ahead

2024 FREIGHT RAIL OUTLOOK, RAILWAY AGE DECEMBER 2023 ISSUE In more ways than one, 2023 was marked by a few dark clouds. In 2024, look for them to scatter, pushed by warmer prevailing winds. (With Jason Seidl and Patty Long) Resiliency is “the capacity to withstand or to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” Resilience, a […]

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Railway Age: Collaboration for Progress and Growth

WHY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS MATTER As I read the rail trade press and follow the commentary of industry thought leaders, I keep coming back to a very basic premise. There is no dispute on the path our industry needs to take for continued growth and prosperity. Put simply: service, safety and sustainability will drive more people […]

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