• Inland Distribution
  • September 25- 27, 2023 | The Westin Chicago River North

Ed Burns (Big Ed)

Burns Logistics Solutions

Founder and President

Big Ed Burns is an experienced transportation salesman, business owner, and relationship builder. He is driven by a desire to connect people together to do great things. As the founder of Burns Logistics, his goal is to align shippers and carriers with one another so they can both be successful.

Big Ed has a habit of winning entrepreneurial and transportation industry awards. He believes in giving back by fostering the entrepreneurial dreams of young people, which he does through speaking at schools and universities and mentorship. He is also a terrific dancer.

He lives in eastern Pennsylvania with his beautiful wife. He spends his free time fixing his divots on golf greens, patronizing local breweries, and hanging out with his four kids. 

Sessions With Ed Burns (Big Ed)

Monday, 25 September

  • 12:10pm - 12:55pm (CST) / 25/sep/2023 05:10 pm - 25/sep/2023 05:55 pm

    Inland Academy: Logistics Career Paths — Charting Your Course

    Logistics careers seldom follow a straight line. They often lead us into the supply chain at unexpected points, sometimes early in our careers, sometimes later. That means gaining knowledge, skills, and mentors along the way. This panel of logistics executives from a variety of industries will discuss how they built successful careers and provide actionable advice about how to achieve your goals.