Constrained Capacity: A Long History and a Need for Change

Railroads prioritize cutting costs and raising prices (with a focus on the operating ratio). They have less concern about capacity and service.

RailState Webinar Featured in Railroad Weekly

We were thrilled to be mentioned in Railroad Weekly’s most recent post, “Shrilling and Grilling”!

Reciprocal Switching: One Industry, Two Sides

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

April 26 Webinar Recap
Our April 26th Webinar, “On Track: Hot Topics in Rail”

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.

The Effect of Visibility on Intermodal Shipping

Intermodal shipping: moving freight via two or more modes of transportation.

USDA Asks for Rail Service Improvement

The Surface Transportation Board is under pressure from the USDA to improve/implement “rail shipper-friendly” policies, to benefit agricultural commodity shippers.

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