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Railinc Named a Top Logistics IT Provider

For the sixth time in the last seven years, Inbound Logistics magazine has named Railinc Corp. among its Top 100 Logistics IT Providers.

"When choosing the 2017 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers, we looked at excellence in optimizing transportation and logistics operations, and how a company’s solutions impact business activities across internal and external business processes," said Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics. “Railinc was selected because its solutions solve specific rail industry challenges, improve processes and create a ripple effect of efficiencies across the entire value chain. Inbound Logistics is proud to honor Railinc for its innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence in 2017."

Many of Railinc's products support critical operations throughout the freight rail industry. The company’s RailSight™ suite of applications delivers valuable tracking and tracing data to improve network, equipment and shipment visibility, manage exceptions, optimize rail fleets and manage loaded and empty rail equipment. Railinc's Umler® system is the industry's official resource for data on rail equipment used in interline service across North America. The company utilizes its software and technology systems to deliver operational data, provide business intelligence and produce custom reports to that enhance freight rail shipping.

“Enhanced supply chain visibility that provides companies and their transportation partners the ability to identify shipment opportunities and issues, take appropriate actions sooner and maximize logistics performance is more important than ever,” said Chuck Hieronymi, director of business solutions. “With our comprehensive, near real-time rail and intermodal data, tools and analytics, Railinc provides key intelligence for today’s advanced transportation management, planning and visibility platforms. Our customers know that better data leads to better business performance and higher returns on their technology investments.”

Every year, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Drawn from a pool of more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way. Click here to see the complete list of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers.

"It’s an honor to be recognized again for this award and for our service to the freight rail industry," said Allen West, president and CEO. "Our people are committed to providing value to the industry every day. I’m proud of the positive impact they have on our customers and the industry and the high-quality products and services they deliver."

—Railinc Corporate Communications