AlixPartners Maritime Expert Esben Christensen to Speak at Transportation Conference on Sept. 10

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AlixPartners, the global business-advisory firm, today announced that Esben Christensen, a director in the firm's Maritime practice, will be a panelist on Sept. 10 at the annual FTR Transportation Conference in Indianapolis. Christensen, who will be part of the event's "Intermodal Panel," will be presenting portions of AlixPartners' new 2014 "Container Shipping Outlook" study. In addition to Christensen, the panel will include Steve van Kirk, executive vice president of Swift Intermodal, Phil Shook, director of intermodal at C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Mathieu Faure, vice president of marketing and sales at Canadian Pacific and Jeff Hershey, executive vice present at Roadrunner Intermodal.

The conference boasts two full days of sessions focused on the overall economy and the freight-transportation environment, as well as on four content channels, including shippers, carriers and brokers, truck and trailer equipment, and rail equipment. The event, which runs Sept. 9-11, includes more than 40 sessions and 50 industry speakers and panelists overall, as well as networking opportunities and receptions.

FTR is a leader in freight transportation forecasting and analysis.

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