Rod has lead multiple projects to help European and Asian freight railways adapt to the new, competitive realities of open access by increasing flexibility and service levels, while reducing overall costs. His North American work has included bulk commodity transportation, port management, feeder network development, and optimizations for both rail and river-based transportation networks.
Rod received a Bachelor of Engineering Science – Civil Engineering from the University of Western Ontario and an M.S. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University in the UK. He speaks English, French, and basic German.