Tuesday, May 2 at 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Join RSI we showcase key economic leading indicators, including railcar orders, deliveries, and backlogs for the first quarter of 2023. RSI guest host Dick Kloster will walk participants through this proprietary data and discuss emerging trends related to both rail and the U.S. economy.
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Richard Kloster is the President and Founder of Integrity Rail Partners, Inc., a private transportation consulting company that provides strategic consulting services to the rail equipment and railroad industries in December 2019.
IRP supports its operating and investor clients by providing insight and analysis for the purposes of strategic planning, investment decisions, acquisitions, and many commercial activities, focusing on the areas of market research, market development, pricing, marketing, demand forecasting, portfolio and asset management, strategic planning, product management, business development, and operations.
Dick has an extensive background in market research, market development, pricing, marketing, demand forecasting, asset management, strategic planning, product management, business development, operations, and sales. He is primarily engaged in the analysis and forecasting of the rail equipment supply chain. He has been forecasting the rail freight and rail equipment markets for over twenty years for a variety of clients. His insight and analysis are used by operating companies and investors for the purposes of strategic planning, investment decisions, acquisitions, and many commercial activities.
Prior to this, Dick was with AllTranstek, LLC, the industry’s leading rail car fleet management company, as SVP and Chief Commercial Officer; was a founding member of the FTR Consulting Group, an affiliate of FTR Intel; with GE Railcar as Vice President Business Develop and Sr. Portfolio Manager; and earlier, several Class 1 and shortline railroads in operational and commercial roles. Dick has an MA from the University of Alabama and a BS from Northern Illinois University; is an executive board member of the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL), a board member of the Railway Supply Institute, has served on several other industry committees and organizations, is a frequent industry presenter, and holds 3 patents for rail car innovations