RailConnect™ Visibility and Planning

Making freight by rail easier

RailConnect Visibility and Planning benefits rail shippers, short lines, and class 1s, by providing the ability to manage inbound railcar pipeline against forecasted production needs with greater precision and efficiency.

Supply chains face a dynamic environment: new sources of competition, operational complexity, flux in global trade policy, and the need for greater levels of productivity.

And all of this is against the backdrop of an economy where expectations for delivery are becoming shorter and more exacting. Optimizing the flow of goods is all about gaining improved visibility into the supply chain and using that information to drive performance. RailConnect Visibility and Planning alleviates the complexities of the supply chain, enabling informed, real-time decision-making and bringing predictability and efficiency to freight rail.

Product Capabilities

RailConnect Visibility and Planning features drive results

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RailConnect Visibility and Planning

Key Capabilities:

  • Dynamic shipper demand forecast (30 days)
  • Inbound rail car pipeline visibility
  • Inbound view
  • Visibility to railcars in yard
  • Dynamic ETAs/ETIs
  • Holistic rail integration: Short lines and Class 1s
  • Workload planning
  • Work order automation
  • Operational metrics
Benefits

Propel your railroad to new levels

RailConnect Transportation Management delivers outcomes that can propel your railroad to new levels of operational and commercial excellence

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Visibility

View inbound railcar pipeline – up to 30 days in advance

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Efficiency

Align rail logistics to production needs

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Productivity

Reduce time spent searching for information through one comprehensive information source that connects short lines, class 1s, and shippers

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Planning and automation

Optimize rail car execution through integrated workload planning and work-order automation tools

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