Creating Greater Efficiency and Economic Potential Worldwide for Ohio Farmers and Manufacturers through Barge, Rail and Transload Collaboration

Date/Time: Thursday, August 16
3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Room: Caprice 2&3 – 4th Floor

Session Description: The geographic significance of the location of the Ohio Valley to economic development and efficient freight movement keeps expanding. In Cincinnati, the river and barges meet the railroads and interstates, offering tremendous potential to serve Ohio farmers and manufacturers with customers and suppliers from South America to Asia. A variety of products are being transported, including non-GMO soybeans and corn via the new transload facility in Jeffersonville. Bring your shipping challenges to this highly experienced team!

Moderator: Marilyn Hyland, Marilyn Hyland Agency


  • Aimee Andres, Executive Director, Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals
  • Leila Ford, Indiana & Ohio Railroad
  • David Martin, President, Bluegrass Farms of Ohio