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Rail Optimization: The Carriers' Perspective

In the third of a series of blogs looking at the evolving relationship between carriers, shippers and investors in the rail transportation industry, Nick Little, Michigan State University, Center for Railway Research & Education, and Maine Pointe's Mike Notarangeli, consider the rail carriers' point of view

 

Topics: Logistics Rail Optimization MSU White Paper

Rail Optimization: The Shippers' Perspective

In the second of their series of blogs looking at the evolving relationship between carriers, shippers and investors in the rail transportation industry, Nick Little, Michigan State University, Center for Railway Research & Education, and Maine Pointe's Mike Notarangeli, consider why, from the shippers’ point of view, communication with rail carriers has become more dysfunctional over the past half-decade.

 

Topics: Logistics Rail Optimization MSU White Paper

Rail Optimization: The Imperative for Change

In the first of a series of blogs looking at the evolving relationship between carriers, shippers and investors in the rail transportation industry, Nick Little, Michigan State University, Center for Railway Research & Education, and Maine Pointe's Mike Notarangeli,  explore some of the underlying issues which, despite substantial changes in the supply chain and  transportation landscape, are preventing it from meeting the needs of 21st Century transportation.

Topics: Logistics Rail Optimization MSU White Paper