5 Proven Strategies to Reduce Demurrage Charges
If there’s one thing that’s likely to get a railcar owner’s blood boiling, it’s demurrage fees. These financial penalties are applied the moment a car sits on the railroad’s property beyond the allotted timeline between actual placement and release. Demurrage charges also apply to overages involving railroad-owned cars. For some car owners, the frustration comes […]
5 Areas Where Rail Logistics Software Helps In Negotiations And Disputes
You will always get greater results when you negotiate from a position of strength. With the ability to accurately and precisely collect vast amounts of data that details individual railcar movements, dedicated fleet tracking and reporting, rail logistics software platforms are helping shippers to flex their muscles in negotiations as never before. In negotiations, information […]
Monitoring Insights: Continuous Monitoring of Roller Bearings
By Todd Snyder, PhD – Director, Sensors & Analytics at Amsted Digital Solutions The safety and efficiency of railway operations depends on monitoring the health status of critical train components. One such component is the roller bearing, which helps support the weight of the train and allows it to roll smoothly along the track. If […]
ADS SAS awarded Silver Sustainability Rating from EcoVadis
Amsted Digital Solutions SAS is proud to announce the recent receipt of a Silver Sustainability Rating from EcoVadis, which places ADS SAS in the top 25 percent of companies assessed by EcoVadis. EcoVadis provides holistic sustainability ratings of companies that cover a broad range of non-financial management systems including Environmental, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics […]
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ADS COO discusses benefits of digitalisation in Global Railway Review
Brad A. Myers, Chief Operations Officer from Amsted Digital Solutions, discusses how smart solutions can benefit rail freight operators and what challenges the industry will face as it becomes more digitally advanced. Read the full Spotlight from Global Railway Review here.
ADS SAS’s John Felty discusses the digital transformation of rail in Global Railway Review
“John Felty, Managing Director of Amsted Digital Solutions, says there are several ways that innovative technology and digital solutions can be used to ensure the rail freight industry keeps up with rail’s digital transformation.” Read the full article, Innovative Technology at the Centre of Rail Freight’s Digital Revolution, for a look into how Amsted Digital […]
COO Brad Myers discusses the digital transformation of freight rail operations
“Many digital technologies have been rapidly advancing in their functionality, cost profile, and effectiveness in creating new value. However, there has been little in the area of unpowered assets and specifically for railcars, until now.” Read more from Brad Myers, Chief Operating Officer of Amsted Digital Solutions, in Progressive Railroading (article on page 14).
ADS Intra-Train Communication technology featured in Progressive Railroading
Progressive Railroading recently explored how “every link in the railroad chain is riding the data train, including the mechanical department, particularly for predictive maintenance purposes.” Read the full article on Progressive Railroading to see how Amsted Digital Solutions plays a key role in this digital transformation.
Amsted Digital Solutions plays role in reducing Perrier carbon footprint
Amsted Digital Solutions is proud to be a part of the new Perrier train line project. This initiative will reduce traffic, CO2 emissions and noise pollution. This improved environmental sustainability was made possible, in part, through Amsted Digital Solutions providing greater supply chain digitization and enhanced asset visibility. Read on to learn more about this […]