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GE Transportation’s Optimization Solutions Announces 25th Annual Client Conference for the Rail Software Industry

  • 25th Annual User Group and Commercial Conference being held June 23 – 25, 2014
  • Conference agenda includes hands-on training, introduction to new software, best practices
  • Every major segment of rail industry represented, including short line and regional railroads, Class I railroads, rail shippers, railcar leasing companies

Atlanta, GA - January 13, 2014 - GE Transportation’s Optimization Solutions, a leading provider of transportation management software and analytics to the railroad industry, announced today its highly anticipated 2014 Client Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on June 23 - 25.  Optimization Solutions hosts this annual event to provide customers with training and education and introduce new and innovative software applications to help railroads, rail shippers, railcar owners and intermodal terminal operators manage their operations and improve performance.    

General Manager, Peter Thomas, said, “For 24 years our Client Conference has been a leading event in the rail software industry and our clients attend to meet and interact with our product teams and subject matter experts, receive hands-on instruction and training, and learn about new software innovations.  In addition, our customers and prospects enjoy networking with their industry peers to share best practices and hear from rail industry leaders.”

The Optimization Solutions Client Conference is attended by employees of companies in every major segment of the rail industry including short line and regional railroads, Class I railroads, railcar leasing companies, rail shippers, and intermodal terminal operators. Optimization Solutions actively fosters an environment conducive to free exchange of knowledge and ideas that apply to those new to the railroad industry as well as industry veterans.  Conference participants attend interactive breakout sessions, receive hands-on training, and take advantage of numerous opportunities for formal and informal networking. 

The 2014 Client Conference will be held at the Westin Buckhead Hotel located in Atlanta, Georgia.   

About GE Transportation Optimization Solutions

GE Transportation Optimization Solutions is a leading provider of transportation management software and analytics to the railroad industry.  GE Transportation Optimization Solutions offers integrated rail transportation solutions for enterprise-wide data integration and sharing.  GE Transportation Optimization Solutions solve the world’s toughest rail transportation challenges by leveraging in-depth knowledge of rail operations, intermodal terminal operating systems, and multi-modal transportation management to provide Software as a Service and licensed solutions to railroads and industrial shippers. GE Transportation Optimization Solutions software is used to manage rail and intermodal operations, signal and communication assets, railcar repair billing and inventory, and multi-modal visibility, planning, and execution for industrial shippers and logistics service providers. 

About GE Transportation

GE Transportation, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges.  GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, and value-added services help customers grow. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. For more information visit the company's website at

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