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Cluster :  Railroad Applications

Session Information  : Sunday Oct 19, 08:00 - 09:30

Title:  Demand Forecasting for Railroad Systems
Chair: Kal Silverberg,Sr. Manager Service Design, BNSF Railway, 2600 Lou Menk Drive, P. O. Box 961034, Ft. Worth TX 76161-0034, United States, kalman.silverberg@bnsf.com

Abstract Details

Title: Replenishment Planning Possibilities for the Railroad Industry
 Presenting Author: Tony Player,Finmatica, Inc., 2100 RiverEdge Parkway, Atlanta GA, United States, t.player@finmatica.com
 Co-Author: Drew Carlyle,Finmatica, 2100 RiverEdge Pkwy, Suite 400, Atlanta GA 30328, United States, d.carlyle@finmatica.com
 Tony Perri,Finmatica, 2100 RiverEdge Pkwy, Suite 400, Atlanta GA 30328, United States, t.perri@finmatica.com
 
Abstract: This presentation will explore possibilities for replenishment planning for rail cars in the railroad industry. Using state-of-the-art forecasting techniques and requirements planning, this presentation will show how organizations can reduce inventory costs and improve deliverability on product. We will look at initiating business process re-engineering in the railroad industry from reactive response to stock-outs to pro-active response requirements planning.