Written by Darell Luther & Shannon Rodgers Onboarding or bringing private railcars online should be a strategic process. Private railcars can be acquired by purchasing or leasing used railcars or... The post Onboarding – A Strategic Process appeared first on Tealinc.
This month we’ve put together a high-level quantification checklist to help you determine the cost of railroad service issues to your company and give you some insights on what you... The post Quantifying Railroad Service Issues appeared first on Tealinc.
The weather outside is frightful, let it… And the song goes on about snow, snow and more snow. Back when I was a grain marketing rail rate maker on the... The post Railroading in Weather appeared first on Tealinc.
Have you ever had a transportation audit? Not unlike an IRS audit which is a hunt to find money and audit of your transportation network is also intended to find... The post Transportation Audits appeared first on Tealinc.
This blog wanders a bit from our normal direct rail related path. However, it is pertinent with the recent events that are occurring around the world and in particular in... The post The Man in The Arena appeared first on Tealinc.
There’s an interesting phenomenon occurring in the railcar market. There’s a bunch of railcars in storage. Most of those railcars are tank cars, covered hoppers for frac sand and coal... The post Railcar Dilemma – To Scrap or Not to Scrap! appeared first on Tealinc.
It seems that regardless of where you’re located in the world, you’re seeing shipments of a number of products being bogged down. When you look at, as an example, consumer... The post The World Logistics Network is Bogged Down! How are Your Assets Performing? appeared first on Tealinc.
There’s an interesting phenomenon going on right now in the transportation world. All the parts, of which most are normally stable at any given time, are not stable. Turmoil may... The post Catching a Moment of Time in the Rail Transportation World appeared first on Tealinc.
One trend I find that is incredibly challenging is the “Fishing for Information” trend that seems to rise up when we see significant market changes in the industry or new... The post Why Paying For Proper Expertise is Important: Fishing for Information – You’ll Likely Get Suckers! appeared first on Tealinc.
Demurrage is often a continuous touchy topic between railroads and shippers or receivers. I remember dealing with this topic when I started in the rail industry in grain marketing at... The post Demurrage, “Its All About the Information” appeared first on Tealinc.