The China-Kansas Express

Pomerantz, Dorothy; Hessel, Evan
June 2006
Forbes Asia;6/19/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 11, p34
The article focuses on the port project of Michael Haverty, head of Kansas City Southern (KCS) Railway, and port operator Hutchinson Whampoa at Lázaro Cárdenas in Michoán, Mexico. Haverty has made an investment to turn the town of Lázaro Cárdenas into one of the busiest shipping terminals on the U.S. West Coast. Hutchinson will break ground on a terminal that will eventually handle 2.5 million containers per year. The career background of Haverty and his efforts to expand the operation of KCS are discussed, as well as the revenue of the company in 2005.


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