Paul Bingham Joins EDR Group As Vice President, Trade And Logistics Group

Economic Development Research Group, Inc. is proud to announce the hiring of Paul Bingham as Vice President, tohead the firm’s growing Trade and Logistics practice.

Mr. Bingham brings a wide range of experience and depth in international trade analysis, economic forecasting and in-depth understanding of the factors influencing the rapidly changing global logistics challenges faced by businesses, ports, transportation service providers and governments. He joins EDR Group after serving as Economics Practice Leader at CDM Smith. Previously he was Managing Director for Global Commerce and Transportation at IHS Global Insight.




With the addition of Bingham to the firm’s management team, the company will expand its already strong position of experience and skills assessing the impacts of freight infrastructure investments on supply chains, logistics and the entire economy. “We are excited to have Paul join EDR Group, as his expertise will enable us to pursue a new focus on maritime trade, port development strategy and global trade,” according to Glen Weisbrod, President of EDR Group. “Paul will also anchor EDR Group’s growing West Coast practice.”

With his background in freight and trade data and analysis, Mr. Bingham will also assume an important role in development of EDR Group’s suite of commercially available analytics tools. These include TREDIS (the Transportation Economic Development Impact System) and the recently introduced vFreight commodity flow mapping system. With his direction, EDR Group will be adding even more detail on domestic flows of traded commodities and international trade data to their existing product lines. Mr. Bingham will play an important role in assuring that these new and enhanced products will meet the needs of governments and private industries as the challenges of evaluating and prioritizing investments designed to maintain America’s competitive position in global trade. He can be contacted at: 338-6775 x260. To read more about him, click here.

About the Firm. Economic Development Research Group, Inc. is a leading provider of consulting advisory and planning services in the field of transportation infrastructure and economic evaluation. The firm is also parent of TREDIS Software, which provides economic data and evaluation tools for transportation organizations and service providers.