Mike Petro

Partner at Mercator International

Based in Seattle and the East Coast, Mr. Petro has been a proven leader in the intermodal industry for more than 30 years, with extensive experience in the intermodal, steamship, rail, and trucking industries. His intermodal areas of expertise include business strategy, operations management, service design, organizational transformation, process improvement, systems design and implementation, and fleet management.

He has worked for clients across the transportation sector including port authorities, terminal operators, railroads, shippers, governments and investors, and he has led transport projects in North and South America, Africa, Australia, Europe and the Caribbean covering various aspects including development, design, planning and strategy.

Mr. Petro holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Virginia.


  • Vice President – Advisory Consulting Transportation & Logistics, Ausenco
  • Practice Lead, Intermodal & Logistics Advisian/WorleyParsons
  • Founder and Managing Partner, Point B Logistics
  • Senior Consultant, The Kingsley Group
  • Managing Director Service Design, CSX Transportation
  • International Marketing and Product Management, CSX International
  • Marketing Sales, APL


  • Bachelor of Science in commerce, the University of Virginia

“We aim to deliver great analysis and sharp insight. We do this by working with clients to first ask the right questions and then by fielding an experienced team that knows the transportation and infrastructure sectors, and we are not satisfied until our clients are satisfied.”