If you’re responsible for railcar repair billing, you know that it can be a complicated process. Incorrect billing causes data exchange errors, rejected invoices and exceptions that your team must spend time managing.  

There are two common methods to address these billing challenges. First, you can dedicate internal resources to spend the hours managing industry rules to reduce errors in your car repair billing (CRB) software. Many…
The total size of the North American rail equipment fleet was down slightly during the second quarter of 2020. The total equipment count was 2,109,081 for a decrease of 0.9 percent. The three largest segments during the quarter were Covered Hoppers (29 percent), Tank Cars (22 percent) and Gondolas (10 percent). All but one car group decreased from the last quarter, the exception being Tanks, up 0.1 percent. Intermodal led declines, down 5.0…
The number of carloads moved on short line and regional railroad in June 2020 was down compared to June 2019. Carloads originated decreased 12.2 percent, from 346,068 in June 2019 to 303,855 in June 2020.  Stone, Clay and Glass Products led gains with a 20.3 percent increase. Grain Mill Products was up 17.0 percent, and Pulp, Paper, and Allied Products and Chemicals increased 7.5 percent and 2.4 percent, respectively. Motor Vehicles and…
Food Logistics has named Railinc to its 2020 Top Green Providers list. Each year, this list serves to recognize companies whose products, services or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry. 

“Railinc recognizes the importance of sustainability…
Food Logistics has named Railinc to its 2020 Top Green Providers list. Each year, this list serves to recognize companies whose products, services or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry. 

“Railinc recognizes the importance of sustainability…
The number of carloads moved on short line and regional railroad in May 2020 was down compared to May 2019. Carloads originated decreased 21.5 percent, from 370,487 in May 2019 to 290,856 in May 2020.  Stone, Clay and Glass Products was the sole gain, with a 0.7 percent increase. Motor Vehicles and Equipment led declines, down 80.9 percent. Petroleum Products were down 51.2 percent, and Nonmetallic Minerals and Coal decreased 45.9 percent and…
The number of carloads moved on short line and regional railroad in April 2020 was down compared to April 2019. Carloads originated decreased 13.3 percent, from 358,780 in April 2019 to 310,883 in April 2020.  Metallic Ores led gains with an 18.0 percent increase. Grain was up 14.1 percent, and Pulp, Paper, and Allied Products increased 6.4 percent. Motor Vehicles and Equipment led declines, down 71.3 percent. Chemicals, Food and Kindred…
The total size of the North American rail equipment fleet was down slightly during the first quarter of 2020. The total equipment count was 2,128,745, for a decrease of 0.2 percent. The three largest segments during the quarter were Covered Hoppers (29 percent), Tank Cars (21 percent) and Gondolas (11 percent). Three car groups increased from the last quarter, led by Covered Hoppers and Tanks, both up 0.7 percent. EOTs and Hoppers lead…