NDSU students attend North American Freight Flows Conference
NDSU transportation and logistics graduate students attended the North American Freight Flows Conference on Sept. 16-17 in Irvine, Calif.
Doctoral student Christopher DeHaan presented “Analyzing Freight Data between the Borders in North America" for the conference’s Innovative Uses of Data session. His presentation discussed an analysis of the rail gateways on the U.S. - Canada and U.S.-Mexico border for 2008.
Doctoral students Qing Liu and Eunsu Lee also attended the conference. The Association of Transportation and Logistics sponsored the students’ attendance at the event.
The North American Freight Flows Conference was hosted and organized by the Transportation Research Board and brought together government and industry managers, analysts and data specialists concerned with North American freight flows.
A main objective of the conference was to identify improvements in the availability and use of freight transportation data in North America and to identify areas that require future research.