• Inspections

          • Inbound Empties
          • Defect Lists
          • Outbound Loads
          • Document Retention
        • Bill of Lading Creation

          • ERP Integration
          • Load Calculations
          • Smart Fields (Create Patterns)
          • Submit Multiple BoLs (Multi-Car)
        • Maintenance Database

          • Maintenence Calendar
          • Maintenance Analysis
          • Billing Repair Card Data
          • UMLER Retention
          • Repair Procedures
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        • Lease Management

          • Assign Fleets to Riders
          • Fleet Cost Analysis
          • Sublease Assignments
          • Mileage Equalization
        • Health Monitoring

          • Wheelset Health Analysis
          • Wheel Slide Events
          • Hand Brake Detection
          • Stuck Brake Detection
          • Impact Detection
        • Regulatory Compliance

        • Alerts & Reporting

          • Track & Trace
          • Bad Order Status
          • Dwell in Transit
          • Inbound Empties
          • Outbound Loads
          • ETA Deviations
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        • Car Location Messages

          • Last Location
          • Last Location Date
          • Sighting Code
          • Departure Date & Time
          • Estimated Time of Arrival
        • 417 Details

        • Bill of Lading Details

          • Railcar Status
          • Origin & Destination
          • Shipping Party
          • Receiving Party
        • IQ Series Gateway

          • First Mile/Last Mile
          • Dynamic Dwell in Transit
          • Dynamic ETA
          • Impact Detection
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          • Geofence Alerting
          • Load Status in Motion (LSiM)
          • Accurate Mileage
          • Shop Cycle Times
          • Out-of-Route Alerting
        • Bogie IQ Gateway

          • Wheelset Health
          • Wheel Slide Events
          • Hand Brake Detection
          • Stuck Brake Detection
        • Wireless Sensors

          • Securement
          • Temperature
          • Load Status
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Rugged, reliable onboard telematics

Amsted Digital Solutions onboard telematics devices are maintenance-free, low-power and built to perform in the harshest operating environments of freight rail. Our latest gateways feature a proprietary hybrid power design that utilizes both solar and rechargeable batteries, extending the performance life up to 10 years.

Streamline Your Rail Shipping Operations

IQ Series Gateway

The IQ Series gateway is the choice for rail shippers concerned with optimizing routes, maximizing railcar utilization and simplifying reconciliations and invoices. From the day-to-day operations to high-level strategic planning, this device helps take the guesswork out of fleet management.

IQ Series Features & Benefits

GPS location data to manage inbound empties and outbound high-priority loaded cars

Up-to-the-minute updates on actual railcar arrival and departure, even within railyards

Delivers accurate and reliable mileage data for loaded and empty railcar utilization

Real-time alerts for last-mile delivery, excessive dwell time, delays in transit, estimated arrival time, and more

Can be easily installed on the body of virtually any type of railcar using self-tapping screws, through-bolts, or an optional magnetic mount

Step into the future of rail operations by unlocking the Bogie IQ technology’s game-changing capabilities

Bogie IQ Technology

The Bogie IQ configuration integrates the IQ Series gateway with an Amsted Rail® bogie, creating a revolutionary onboard technology that provides condition monitoring of critical components in addition to all of the GPS benefits that come with the IQ Series gateway. With just one device per bogie, the Bogie IQ configuration provides maintenance-responsible parties and railcar owners with insights they need to reduce operating costs and increase safety.

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Bogie IQ Features & Benefits

Control maintenance spend with constant monitoring of wheel and brake health
Listen for wheel slide events and wheel tread defects
Hand brake set and release detection
All the GPS benefits that come with the IQ Series, including Dynamic ETA, first- and last-mile validation and accurate mileage
Can be easily retrofit on existing Motion Control bogies

E5X Gateway

Our E-Series gateways are advanced technology, low-power communication management units for remote, unpowered mobile assets, providing near-real time data on railcar location, geofence proximity, speed, vibration, and impact conditions.

E5X Gateway

Wireless Sensors

The addition of ultra-low-power wireless sensors provides even greater real-time visibility, enhancing the safety and security of the fleet.


Detects any sudden changes in status of hatches, doors, etc.


Accurately measures changes in commodity temperature in jacketed tanks

Load Status

Detects change of load status when a car is emptied or loaded