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5 Proven Strategies to Reduce Demurrage Charges

Posted on December 19, 2018 | Posted in: Core,Railcar Tracking

If there’s one thing that’s likely to get a railcar owner’s blood boiling, it’s demurrage fees. These financial penalties are applied the moment a car sits on the railroad’s property beyond the allotted timeline between actual placement and release. Demurrage charges also apply to overages involving railroad-owned cars. For some car owners, the frustration comes…

Ready, Set, Go: How to Make the Switch to a New Railcar Tracking System

Posted on December 12, 2018 | Posted in: Core,Railcar Tracking

Making the switch to a new tracking system doesn’t have to be painful or confusing. It does take a little prep work, however, because you need to understand how your current system serves you and how your new system is going to serve you better. Even if you know your system inside and out, it’s…

Challenges Businesses Face in Managing Railcar Systems

Posted on November 29, 2018 | Posted in: Core,Railcar Tracking

Traditionally, railcar management systems have been a hodgepodge of paper and spreadsheets, systems that lead to information gaps that have a direct impact on efficiency. We’ve talked about why you should consider making a change to a railcar tracking system, but regardless of the system you use, you may run up against some common challenges,…