Lombard, IL

257th meeting of MARS at The Westin Chicago Lombard in Lombard, IL.

The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers is headquartered in the Chicago area. General membership comes from the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan and the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Its objective is to provide an open forum for resolving transportation and car supply issues,  and to offer programs that educate and inform the membership in areas of railroad operating practices, freight car supply, new innovations in transportation and legislative matters.