Supply Chain Dive posted an article stating that carrier data is key to solving “intermodal visibility issues.”
California has been a hotspot for congestion and service delays, and conditions have yet to let up. Last week, BNSF railway issued a permit embargo on select westbound shipments to California.
Between Coronavirus, supply chain slow-downs, and an encroaching recession, we’re entering a perfect storm of “inventory drawdown.” As FreightWaves puts it, we’re bracing for a “bullwhip effect."
You’ve probably heard about the recent Surface Transportation Board hearings regarding railroad service improvements. The complaints are ample, and there’s a consistent theme: the rail industry is in dire need of network visibility.
When it comes to the railroad: you can trace your car and get an estimated ETA based on system average statistics, likely from two or three weeks ago. Unlike the other modes of transportation, there aren’t real-time updates on what
When it comes to Class I railroads, there are a few metrics used to report performance, and Supply Chain Dive broke them down recently
A podcast we love? "State of Freight," by FTR's VP of Intermodal, Todd Tranausky. This episode features some great stats on intermodal — a hot-button sector of the industry.
We were thrilled to be mentioned in Railroad Weekly’s most recent post, “Shrilling and Grilling”!
Reciprocal switching is one of the most debated topics in rail. What does it mean, exactly? As defined by FreightWaves, “Reciprocal switching occurs when a shipper has access to one freight railroad but wants access to a nearby competing freight
On April 26th, RailState hosted our webinar: “On Track: Hot Topics in Rail.” We were thrilled with the turnout and the discussion! Thank you to everyone who made it such a great event.