Con-way Multimodal President Tommy Barnes to Talk Capacity, Modal Shifts at eyefortransport’s 3PL Summit

CON-WAY125DALLAS – June 13, 2013 – Tommy Barnes, president of Con-way Multimodal, a freight brokerage division of Con-way Inc.’s (NYSE:CNW) operating unit Menlo Worldwide Logistics, will participate on a panel at eyefortransport’s 11th Annual 3PL Summit next week in Chicago.

During the panel discussion, “The Transportation Conundrum—Prices, Capacity, Regulation and Future Trends Explored,” Barnes will discuss tight capacity, CSA scores, modal and infrastructure shifts and price fluctuations. Todd Fowler, director of transportation and logistics for KeyBanc, will moderate the panel, which will also include presentations by executives from CSX and Werner Enterprises.

“The 3PL Summit is an opportunity to meet with like-minded professionals and share insights and perspectives about the challenges we’re facing across all transportation modes,” said Tommy Barnes, president of Con-way Multimodal. “Prices, capacity and regulations are obstacles we all have to overcome. It’s important to address these issues head on, as well as discuss future trends, so we can work toward finding solutions.”

He added, “Con-way Multimodal has developed multi-year strategies to overcome these challenges—the opportunity to refine our tactics and collaborate with peers at these events is invaluable.”

eyefortranport’s 11th Annual North American 3PL Summit will focus on the threats, opportunities and game-changers of 2013 and beyond, and reveal how companies can adapt their businesses to meet the requirements of the economic re-growth, drive renewed growth and gain market share.

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About Con-way Multimodal 
Con-way Multimodal, a division of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, provides expanded freight brokerage capabilities and services in the third-party logistics and multimodal freight transportation business, focusing on flexible, efficient capacity solutions for the marketplace. Con-way Multimodal complements Menlo’s best-in-class 3PL and 4PL services for large customers by offering leverage and personal attention to small- and medium-sized buyers of logistics. Through its network of more than 15,000 carriers, Con-way Multimodal arranges resources to meet the capacity needs of its shippers using over-the-road, intermodal, dry van, flatbed, heavy haul and specialized transportation solutions. The Dallas-based company is an operating unit of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), a $5.6 billion freight transportation and logistics company. For more information, please visit us on the Web at

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