September 01, 2011 at 10:00 AM EDT
Dahlman Rose & Co. to Host 4th Annual Global Transportation Conference
Two-Day Event Features Top Global Airline, Rail, Trucking and Leasing Companies

NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, a leading investment bank specializing in the global natural resources supply chain, will host its Fourth Annual Global Transportation Conference on September 7-8, 2011 at the Omni Hotel in New York City. The two-day conference will feature presentations by executives from major airline, railroad, trucking and leasing companies. Conference keynote speakers include Daniel R. Elliott III, Chairman of The Surface Transportation Board (STB)/U.S. Department of Transportation, Captain David Bates, President of the Allied Pilots Association (APA) and Adam M. Pilarski, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of AVITAS.

"The line-up of industry executives for our Annual Global Transportation Conference improves every year," said Kim Fennebresque, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dahlman Rose & Co. "This annual event serves as an ideal platform to highlight the importance of the transportation industry in today's global economy and promote an interactive discussion between management and investors."

The format of the conference will consist of presentations and panel discussions, as well as one-on-one meetings with company management.

Presenting companies include:

AIRLINES – Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK); Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT); Copa Holdings (NYSE: CPA); Delta Airlines (NYSE: DAL); JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU); SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW); Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV); Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE); United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL); U.S. Airways (NYSE: LCC); and WestJet Airlines (TSX: WJA).

RAILS – Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI); Canadian Pacific (NYSE: CP); CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX); Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU); Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC); RailAmerica (NYSE: RA); and Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP).

TRUCKING/LOGISTICS – Arkansas Best Corporation (NASDAQ: ABFS); Celadon Group (NYSE: CGI); Con-way (NYSE: CNW); Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ: FWRD); JB Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ: JBHT); Landstar System (NASDAQ: LSTR); Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ: ODFL); Saia (NASDAQ: SAIA); and Vitran Corporation (NASDAQ: VTNC).

LEASING – AerCap Holdings (NYSE: AER); Air Transport Services Group (NASDAQ: ATSG); Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR); Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW); CAI International (CAP); FLY Leasing (FLY); Seacube Container Leasing (NYSE: BOX); Seaspan Corporation (NYSE: SSW); TAL International Group (NYSE: TAL); and Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: TGH). 

The conference will also include the following three panels: The Shipper Panel "A View of the Economy From the People Who Move It" will feature company executives from FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE: FE), Formosa Plastics, Owens Corning (NYSE: OW) and Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT); The Private Shortline Rail Panel "A Look at the Rail Industry from the Short Line" will feature company executives from Anacostia & Pacific Company, Inc., Pinsly Rail Company and Watco Companies Inc.; and The Logistics Panel "How Resilient Is Your Supply Chain?" will feature company executives from Con-Way (NYSE: CNW), Express 1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), Fenway Partners and Transplace Inc.

"In an era when the resiliency of supply chains has been placed front and center, we are offering investors a unique opportunity to not only listen to, but interact with some of the most important players in the global transportation supply chain," said Jason H. Seidl, Director of Equity Research – Rail, Trucking Air Freight & Logistics.

"This is the first Dahlman Rose Transportation Conference that includes executives from leading airlines," added Helane Becker, Director of Equity Research – Airlines, Aircraft Leasing & Container Leasing. "We are pleased to highlight this important sector as we continue to grow our transportation coverage."

For further details regarding Dahlman Rose & Co.'s 4th Annual Global Transportation Conference, please email events@drco.com.

ABOUT DAHLMAN ROSE & CO.

Dahlman Rose & Co., LLC (MEMBER: FINRA/SIPC) is a research-driven investment bank focused on energy, transportation, infrastructure, and other industries that compose the global supply chain. The firm's industry-leading analysts, bankers, and traders offer unique insight into the companies and markets that provide the building blocks of the global economy. Dahlman Rose is headquartered in New York and has offices in Boston and Houston. Dahlman Rose provides institutional sales and trading, equity research, mergers and acquisitions advisory, and underwriting services. For more information regarding Dahlman Rose, please visit www.drco.com.

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