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Admin and maintenance service is falling behind in the age of PSR, rail shippers say

(Source: Supply Chain Dive, September 28, 2020)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The lesser-known pitfalls of the U.S. Class I railroads' conversion to precision-scheduled railroading are delayed responses, billing errors and unreliable maintenance checks, according to a panel of rail shippers speaking at the North East Association of Rail Shippers virtual conference last week. The shippers said railroad staffing reductions are especially noticeable in the maintenance functions where shippers feel forced to conduct equipment inspections they have traditionally left to the railroads.

Full story: Supply Chain Dive

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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