Leveraging/improving the role of freight railroads during the 2020-2021 supply chain crisis: What can be done better or at least differently?
Railway Age’s 2021 Women in Rail awards program is honoring 26 leaders for driving their businesses forward while helping to make a difference in the industry and in their communities.
OT (Operational Technology) cybersecurity company Shift5 has raised $20 million in Series A funding that will be used “to provide enhanced cybersecurity and operational intelligence for commercial transportation fleet operators and military platforms—aircraft, railways, military vehicles.” 645
Cowen Inc. and AFS Logistics, LLC on Oct. 11 launched the Cowen/AFS Freight Index, which they say “will serve to provide Cowen’s institutional clients with predictive pricing tools for multiple sectors within the freight industry, on a quarterly basis.”
Never before in our recent memory has so much focus been put on “supply chains.” The popular press has added the term to the language of the everyday person. We hear things like: “I went to the store today and the items I wanted were out of stock. Must be a supply chain problem.” Railroads are part of the supply chain, but few people realize or understand it.
Kansas City Southern (KCS) has signed on with Houston, Tex.-based Commtrex to help connect shippers with its more than 100 transload facilities in the United States and Mexico.
Quasar Platform, an end-to-end supply chain visibility platform developed by Calgary, Alberta-based Cando Rail & Terminals, has added new features to its Shipment Management application that “significantly improve industrial shippers’ ability to
Do you know where, why, and how your engines are consuming fuel? For many railway operators, the answer is no.
Over the next two months, Railway Age will be presenting two important conferences: Next-Generation Train Control (NGTC) on Oct. 20-21, and Rail Insights USMCA on Nov. 11. Both events are virtual and feature speakers who are industry leaders in their respective fields.
Railway Age’s October 2021 issue is now available digitally, with the latest on Canadian Pacific Kansas City, plus the annual Railroad Financial Desk Book.