(a) To provide a common meeting ground between shippers, receivers, and railroads
so as to establish transportation requirements and assure a smooth transition from
the present era to the future in the rail industry.
(b) To promote operating efficiency in handling of rail equipment by shippers,
receivers, and railroads.
(c) To give the shipping public a direct voice in the activities of the railroads on
matters of mutual concern.
(d) To offer approved continuing educational programs such as the Professional
Management Program designed to improve individual business and professional skills.
Participants in both regional and national programs receive certificates of
continuing education units.