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How Mid-Size Railcar Fleets Can Strategically Automate Scheduling and Manage Costs

According to IBISWorld, the rail maintenance industry in the US is worth $7 billion annually, sustaining more than 8,000 businesses. Rail traffic is on the uptick, and maintenance is crucial to the safe and efficient operation of any railcar fleet (owned or leased). Typically, there are three criteria that can be used to schedule maintenance […]

10 Railcar Tracking Reports Users Can’t Live Without

Like a lot of technologies designed to make your life easier, once you’ve used a comprehensive railcar tracking software you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it. The ability to quickly generate automated reports that provide key data at a glance has become invaluable to those charged with tracking, managing, and planning fleet operations. By […]

 Amsted Digital Solutions hosts US Representative Chrissy Houlahan

West Chester, PA – Amsted Digital Solutions was honored to host US Representative Chrissy Houlahan at the Amsted Digital office on August 1, 2023. During her visit, Rep. Houlahan had the opportunity to chat with Amsted Digital team members about our unique employee-ownership structure as well as our innovative approach to improve rail fleet management. […]

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 […]

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 […]