Expert Rail
Consulting

Use Science to
Support Intuition

Find answers to the most demanding questions about your rail planning and rail asset management

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Data-Driven Decision and Strategy Support

boost network capacity

Calculate the ROI of Technology Enhancements

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Proven Optimization and Simulation Algorithms

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Identify Opportunities for Performance Improvement

Use Science to Support Intuition

Find answers to the most demanding questions about your rail planning and rail asset management

map

Data-Driven Decision and Strategy Support

boost network capacity

Calculate the ROI of Technology Enhancements

utalization

Proven Optimization and Simulation Algorithms

decision-making

Identify Opportunities for Performance Improvement

Trusted Rail   Experts 

Through various industry engagements, our team has developed an in-depth understanding of rail operations. We use a combination of insight, experience, advanced algorithms, and software technology to help railroads optimize planning and operations and solve a wide range of complex business problems. Large or small, there’s no problem we haven’t seen and can’t help you overcome. Contact us today to see how we can help 

Trusted Rail   Experts 

Through various industry engagements, our team has developed an in-depth understanding of rail operations. We use a combination of insight, experience, advanced algorithms, and software technology to help railroads optimize planning and operations and solve a wide range of complex business problems. Large or small, there’s no problem we haven’t seen and can’t help you overcome. Contact us today to see how we can help 

Our Specialties

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Strategic Consulting

Gain unbiased advice about emerging market and technology trends to ensure your decisions are aligned with long-term strategic goals

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System Assessment

Analyze your current systems in place, determine their suitability to meet your future needs, and develop a roadmap to transition the current state into the future state

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SWOT Analysis

Understand the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats surrounding new technology investments

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Operational Data Analysis

Examine your operational data to identify performance bottlenecks, perform root cause analysis and recommend areas of improvement

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Technology-Enabled
Consulting

We use our software products to model current and future system behavior and enable you to make the best decisions for your corporation. We can also build new software systems in a rapid development mode to meet the needs of a consulting engagement in several ways:
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Perform rapid prototyping to evaluate the feasibility of new ways of running the business with both quantitative and qualitative evaluation

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Develop or modify current operating processes and procedures based on data analysis and best practices

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Network optimization to create additional capacity and boost overall throughput and revenue for the business

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Assess the benefits of infrastructure investments by evaluating potential changes and determining their impact on system key performance indicators (KPIs, such as operational cost and service)

Technology-Enabled Consulting

We use our software products to model current and future system behavior and enable you to make the best decisions for your corporation. We can also build new software systems in a rapid development mode to meet the needs of a consulting engagement in several ways:
mail-white

Perform rapid prototyping to evaluate the feasibility of new ways of running the business with both quantitative and qualitative evaluation

operating-process-icon

Develop or modify current operating processes and procedures based on data analysis and best practices

network-optimization

Network optimization to create additional capacity and boost overall throughput and revenue for the business

investments

Assess the benefits of infrastructure investments by evaluating potential changes and determining their impact on system key performance indicators (KPIs, such as operational cost and service)

Other Rail Solutions

Need something a little different? We have developed a deep portfolio of capabilities to help rail providers solve unique challenges for over two decades.

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Scheduled train plan optimization to minimize costs and improve efficiency

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Railroad blocking plan optimization. Minimize railcar handling and miles

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Optimized locomotive and train configuration planning to reduce operating costs

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Optimized crew plans for a given train plan to minimize the total crew cost

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Scheduled train plan optimization to minimize costs and improve efficiency

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Railroad blocking plan optimization. Minimize railcar handling and miles

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Optimized locomotive and train configuration planning to reduce operating costs

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Optimized crew plans for a given train plan to minimize the total crew cost

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Flat and hump yard simulations for improved CapEx and Ops decision-making

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Meet-and-pass network modeling for improved CapEx and Ops decision-making

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Scenario-based Locomotive network movement simulation and impact analysis

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Real-time and automated locomotive assignments to improve asset utilization

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Flat and hump yard simulations for improved CapEx and Ops decision-making

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Meet-and-pass network modeling for improved CapEx and Ops decision-making

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Scenario-based Locomotive network movement simulation and impact analysis

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Real-time and automated locomotive assignments to improve asset utilization

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Real-time hump yard planning and optimization to reduce railcar handling
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Real-time locomotive maintenance assignment and shop workload balancing
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Business intelligence (BI) tools for KPI creation and management at different org levels

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Business intelligence (BI) system to improve KPI reporting and drill-down analysis

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Real-time hump yard planning and optimization to reduce railcar handling
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Real-time locomotive maintenance assignment and shop workload balancing
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Business intelligence (BI) tools for KPI creation and management at different org levels

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Business intelligence (BI) system to improve KPI reporting and drill-down analysis

“CSXI has used Optym to analyze our terminal operations with great success on identifying bottlenecks and guiding improvements in the terminal layout and operating plan.”

Robert J. Giradot, Director - Network Simplification, CSX Transportation- Developer

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