TRANSPORT: Coordinator

Drafted last week to a job for which he has long been pointed and is ably qualified to handle was expert, hard-working ICC Chairman Joseph B. Eastman. The job: director of newly created Office of Defense Transportation, over all rail, highway, airway, waterway (including coastal and intercoastal) and pipeline services. ODT is the greatest challenge to Eastman in his long career—that of wartime coordinator of all U.S. transportation. His task:

> Keep troops and war materials flowing across the land without delay, prevent congestion at seaports and strategic centers.

> Coordinate the...

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