Telematics Could Prove a Key Driver in Rail Efficiency

LaBat, Eric
October 2006
World Trade;Oct2006, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p39
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of telematics in the U.S. rail industry. While rail is the safest and most efficient way to move the nation's freight on land, it is no secret that capacity constraints are affecting the industry. To address this problem, the industry is now developing smart data systems that turn information into knowledge. New telematics technologies are being implemented today by a number of companies. Real-time data from telematics systems will allow shippers to better manage the entire supply chain.


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