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What Can Port KC Do For You?

June 13, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT


The ITC is pleased to have Richard Grenville, Vice President, Multimodal Logistics, and Joe Lohman, Director of Finance, from Port KC share updates about what Port KC can do for you!

Overview of discussion topics:

What does Woodswether Port Terminal do?

1.What markets does it serve?

2.What services does it provide?

How does Port KC grow the economy of Kansas City?

1.Attract distribution/warehousing/manufacturing projects

2.Other attraction projects

Legislative update and updates on Missouri River Terminal (MRT)


Richard is responsible for all Port Terminal Operations and business development of freight related business.

His extensive career in the maritime industry has afforded him a wide breadth of experience and innovation in the transportation/logistics field. His corporate career of more than 35 years includes many aspects of marine and terrestrial transportation in international and domestic arenas.

A native of London England, Richard graduated in 1970 from the Naval Training school “Arethusa” in Kent England. Richard attended King Edward VII nautical College (University of London) and Plymouth Polytechnic (Exeter University) earning his DOT Second mates Certificate FG.


Joe Lohman has been with Port KC for nine years. Before Port KC, Joe spent four years in the non-profit sector serving international clients. He earned his degree from Northwest Missouri State in Public Accounting, Private Accounting, and Corporate Finance. He completed his certificate as a CMA (Certified Management Accountant) in 2016 and CSCA (Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis) 2023. He is studying to achieve the certification of DFCP (Development Finance Certified Professional). He has served on the board of the IMA-KC Chapter for three years. He also serves as the President of the International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City after spending three years as the Treasurer. He is an alumni of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s leadership program. He is active in the community by serving as an election judge in Clay County, participating on various committees in the Northland, and being active in various ways in his church.

Join us for an informative session and in-person networking.



June 13, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Event Category:


International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City (ITCGKC)
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