“Growth” is the new buzzword. But it often means no new train starts, no new service, no new capacity, and prices similar to the business they currently have.
Darell Luther of Tealinc posted a blog on the importance of developing a shipping and production plan, along with some suggestions on what to include. It has some great advice.
Our Co-Founder and CCO, John Schmitter, took pen to paper to discuss an ever-pressing question within the rail industry: is it really a “black hole”?
Part two of this course describes the process of switching and blocking cars for outbound movement on manifest trains.
Railroads prioritize cutting costs and raising prices (with a focus on the operating ratio). They have less concern about capacity and service.