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How Mid-Size Railcar Fleets Can Strategically Automate Scheduling and Manage Costs

Posted on December 18, 2020 | Posted in: Railcar Tracking,Scheduling

According to IBISWorld, the rail maintenance industry in the US is worth $7 billion annually, sustaining 8,610 businesses. Rail traffic is on the uptick, and maintenance is crucial to the safe and efficient operation of any railcar fleet (owned or leased). Typically, there are three criteria that can be used to schedule maintenance and repair work:…

5 Areas Where Rail Logistics Software Helps In Negotiations And Disputes

Posted on October 8, 2020 | Posted in: Railcar Tracking

You will always get greater results when you negotiate from a position of strength.  With the ability to accurately and precisely collect vast amounts of data that details individual railcar movements, dedicated fleet tracking and reporting, rail logistics software platforms are helping shippers to flex their muscles in negotiations as never before. In negotiations, information…

6 Performance Benefits Of Transitioning From Spreadsheets To Rail Fleet Management Software

Posted on August 5, 2020 | Posted in: Railcar Tracking

Countless businesses run on rail. And a number of those, also run on spreadsheets. There are several reasons why spreadsheets are so widely used. They’re standard practice in every company. Most people are familiar with them. And many companies have carefully developed and refined their mission-critical spreadsheets over multiple years. It’s the way things have always…