May 18, 2017

2017 Fast Track Awards

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2017 Fast Track Award Recipients - GE Transportation Digital Solutions Summit

GE Transportation recognized the following customers at our Digital Solutions Summit on May 3 for their outstanding achievements in driving business results through the application of our RailConnectTM and ShipperConnectTM suites of software and solutions. We congratulate these companies for their accomplishments and are proud of our partnerships.

  • Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Company: improvement in customer service with more detailed and customized reporting; 95% auto rating, real time data on velocity, revenue, and dwell rates on average below 24 hours. (GET customer for more than 15 years)
  • Ferrocarril y Terminal del Valle de Mexico: improvement in customer service with 100% traceability of every car received in interchange, 20% reduction in time spent on performance indicator reports, and 90% of risks identified in business processes and actions to mitigate. (GET customer for more than 15 years)
  • Gulf & Ohio Railways: increased accuracy of invoicing and reduced the amount of time needed to invoice customers and connect carriers, reduced fuel costs with accurate switch lists. (GET customer for more than 20 years)
  • Iowa Interstate Railroad, Ltd.: replaced some manual processes for tracking and tracing through auto generated reports provided directly to the customer, reduced month-end closing time from two days to less than four hours. (GET customer for more than 15 years)
  • K&P Logistics:  realized fleet management benefits including on-time information regarding the status and location of client’s fleet, measurable indicators for operational and strategic decision making in the short and medium term, and visibility for real-time reaction to keep shipments moving. (GET customer for 1 year)
  • Olympia and Belmore Railroad - Genesee and Wyoming: increased real time visibility for customers and improved inventory accuracy.  Automation success boosted accuracy of demurrage invoicing (near 100%) and lowered dwell time. Improved customer experience and captured more revenue without an increase in customer service cost. (GET customer for more than 10 years)
  • Ontario Northland: real-time access to data, customized reporting, and reduction in paperwork and operating expenses. (GET customer for more than 10 years)
  • Pacific Harbor Line Railroad: reduced data entry and operating costs, captured more revenue, and improved customer service allowing managers to operate more efficiently and focus on other matters such as employee safety, while also maintaining high Train II reporting scores. (GET customer for more than 15 years)
  • Tacoma Rail: increased communication to customers without incurring additional overhead, reduced data entry by eliminating manual entry of nearly 1.5 million containers in the last 5 years. (GET customer for more than 15 years)
  • TNW Corporation: reduced month end closing process by 3 days, increased the efficiency of reporting data in real-time, and reduced operating expenses and outbound dwell with customized reports (GET customer for more than 15 years)
  • Twin Cities & Western Railroad: reduced month end closing time from 5 days to 1 day and reduced data entry by 8 additional hours/month. (GET customer for more than 15 years)

Congratulations to this year’s Fast Track Award Winners!

Representatives for the 2017 Fast Track Award Winners. The following customers were not in attendance to receive their award: K&P Logistics, Ontario Northland, Iowa Interstate Railroad

Award Winners Not in Attendance

Award Winners

Representatives from Olympia & Belmore Railroad

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