As a D.B.E., W.B.E. firm, we partner with regional, national, and international clients to improve their business. We have been delivering successful results for business-to-business and business-to-consumer clients for more than 25 years. We develop and implement programs specializing in the creation and management of communication programs, strategizing, public relations, corporate relations, community relations, event planning, and related activities.
The goals of each client determine the customized programs we propose and deliver on time and on budget. Our in-depth experience and cross cultural expertise combine to develop and implement customized plans that meet and often exceed expectations of our clients.
The Supply Chain
We work with the Supply Chain that drives our economy. Now more than ever, there is significant opportunity for companies at all levels of the Supply Chain. Maximizing these emerging opportunities requires adjustments, revisions, and new approaches. We work with railroads, ports, waterway users, suppliers, economic development organizations, and related industries to help our clients realize the full potential of each opportunity.
Freight transportation continues to increase with projections for 2040 spiking to nearly a 37% overall increase in freight. With excess capacity at a minimum for transporting freight and with an aging infrastructure, there is great need for innovative thinking, creative solutions, new collaborations, and flexibility. Intermodal opportunities are key to realizing the developing opportunities. There is more than enough for everyone to benefit.
The Rail Supply Chain Summit
In 2010, Ms. Pitz founded The Rail Summit, an annual, one-day event that began as a luncheon and has evolved to include 5-7 nationally renowned Speakers, 5-8 Breakout Sessions, excellent networking opportunities with a plated breakfast and a plated lunch.
For Keynote Speakers and sponsors, there is a VIP Reception and Dinner the evening prior to the Summit.
To date, MEP&A has held six annual, sold-out Summits. This nationally-focused event highlights the economic importance of freight and showcases the increasing opportunities for new ways of deriving profitable business. Recent Summits have initiated more than ½ billion in deals that are still in development.
The Rail Summit Supply Chain presents current breakthroughs, innovative developments, and leading trends which prompt thoughtful, practical, and profitable solutions. Our goals are: