Amsted Digital Solutions SAS expands cooperation with Ermewa and strikes multi-year deal to supply IQ Series™ gateways

Levallois-Perret, France – Amsted Digital Solutions SAS (Amsted Digital), a global supplier of railcar fleet management software and onboard telematics solutions, announces a multi-year contract to supply 7,000 IQ Series™ gateways to Ermewa SA, a major European lessor of freight and intermodal railcars. The IQ Series gateway is the newest telematics platform from Amsted Digital and provides a maintenance-free, solar-powered, rechargeable device that delivers real-time onboard health monitoring of key running components without the need for wireless sensors. Designed to meet the most demanding requirements of freight rail applications, the IQ Series gateway is intrinsically-safe certified to the highest North American, European and… Read more »

Freight rail veteran joins Amsted Digital Solutions as Senior Director & General Manager, Professional Services

Valerie Williams brings more than 16 years of experience optimizing freight rail operations and planning Amsted Digital Solutions (ADS) is pleased to announce the hiring of Valerie Williams to lead the company’s Professional Services team, with an emphasis in fleet Management. Valerie’s more than 16 years of experience in railcar fleet management expands the ADS resource team and brings new insights into how we can deliver even greater value to our customers. “We are very excited to have Valerie be part our leadership team. She is a well-known and well-respected individual. She is a very knowledgeable and driven person, and… Read more »

ADS SAS to exhibit at TRAKO Fair 2021 in Poland this September

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Amsted Digital Solutions SAS is excited to take part in TRAKO International Railway Fair this September. At the show, be sure to visit us in Hall F, Stand 65 as we present our innovative telematics solutions for Eastern Europe and across the globe. About TRAKO International Railway Fair TRAKO is the largest and most prestigious rail industry meeting in Poland and one of the largest in Central and Eastern Europe. A presentation of the state of the art in transport systems and railway infrastructure in Poland, Europe and round the world. The Fair takes place every two years. Learn more… Read more »

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 and Sustainable Procurement impacts. These evidence-based assessments are refined into zero to one hundred (0-100) scores, and medals (bronze, silver, gold) when applicable. Additionally, the scorecards provide guidance on strengths and improvement areas, which the rated companies may use to focus their sustainability efforts and… Read more »

ADS to sponsor Progressive Railroading’s Rail Summit on IT Advancements

Amsted Digital Solutions is proud to sponsor Progressive Railroading’s Rail Summit on IT Advancements to Meet Organizational Strategy. As railroads continue to implement more technologies and focus on increasing transparency with customers, their IT departments are tasked with adopting networks and systems to help achieve those operational goals. Join us for a virtual summit to hear from several major railroads about the strategic plans for their IT networks, including field mobility, customer-centric technology implementations, and cyber risks. The Rail Summit is on May 26, 2021, from 11:00am to 4:30pm EDT. To learn more and to register, visit

ADS COO Brad Myers to speak at Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics USA 2021

Brad Myers, Chief Operating Officer for Amsted Digital Solutions, is slated to participate in a panel discussion on maximizing visibility during Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics USA 2021. The 2-day digital conference and exhibition begins June 3, 2021.   About Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics USA 2021 In the US alone, 96% of all manufactured goods are touched by chemistry (ACC, 2021). As countries around the world look to fire up their economic recovery, the US petrochemical industry and the timely, reliable, and sustainable delivery of the products it produces has never been more vital. To help meet this global… Read more »

ADS acquires GeoMetrix Rail Logistics

Amsted Digital Solutions (ADS), a global leader in ruggedized onboard GPS telematics solutions with a focus on freight rail, has acquired the assets of Calgary-based railcar fleet management software company GeoMetrix Rail Logistics (GeoMetrix), as the first milestone toward expanding its digital footprint. “Our vision is to create a seamless and single platform experience for our customers. We are excited about the addition of the well-respected GeoMetrix team and the software solution they provide. GeoMetrix is a strong part of our vision and together we will shape the next evolution of fleet management leveraging AI technology and ADS’s Machine Learning… Read more »

ADS is proud to sponsor RailTrends 2020

Amsted Digital Solutions is proud to be a sponsor of RailTrends 2020, presented by Progressive Railroading. The two-day event begins November 19, 2020. RailTrends is a conference for all of the rail-industry disciplines and stakeholders. It is attended by the financial and capital communities, owners, lenders, operators, marketers and every other group directly or indirectly affected by the rail business. This highly anticipated annual event is going virtual this year, but will surely provide the same industry insider information you’ve come to expect at RailTrends. Learn more and register for the virtual conference at

ADS to sponsor Railway Age’s Rail Insights Canada Virtual Conference

Amsted Digital Solutions is proud to be a sponsor of Railway Age’s Rail Insights Canada Virtual Conference. The 2-hour virtual event, being held on October 27, 2020, is available on demand and will feature speakers from CN, Ontario Northland Railway, Canadian Pacific Railway, Metrolinx and CloudMoyo. Learn more at