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Railroads need to step up their game, new report says

(Source: Supply Chain Brain, November 26, 2019)

NEW YORK — A new white paper from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business, in association with Maine Pointe, outlines the biggest challenges that rail carriers, shippers and investors are facing today. It reveals major concerns of shippers about rail’s service quality, reliability, degree of communication, flexibility and cost. In this conversation with Supply Chain Brain editor-in-chief Bob Bowman, Mike Notarangeli, executive vice president and engagement partner with Maine Pointe, and Nick Little, director of railway education at the Center for Railway Research and Education at the Broad College of Business, discuss the contents of the paper, and explain why railroads should be focusing on digital transformation and the end-to-end supply chain.

Full story: Supply Chain Brain

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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