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Rail Yard Management Solutions

Get your rail yard processes running on the right track

Streamline and enhance your end-to-end rail yard planning processes, such as aligning long-term, mid-term, and short-term planning cycles with schedules, with solutions from SAP. Our software lets you coordinate and execute train and rail car movements, including all activities, like attach and detach of locomotive power, resource assignment, and activity-based planning. Our predefined interfaces also support other types of yards, like truck and container.

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Solution Capabilities

Explore the capabilities of our rail yard management solutions:

Train Operations

Plan and build better trains

Enhance processes for building trains with rail cars using train operations solutions from SAP that enable you to:

  • Support human intelligence with advanced visibility
  • Set a strategy for switching operations
  • Plan and track yard activities within one yard or for the whole network, using integration capabilities
  • Consider numerous factors, including railroad company, loaded or unloaded, destination, car type, or repair status
Terminal Operations

Operate your terminal more efficiently

Streamline container management operations – from inbound and outbound transportation to or from a container yard or terminal, to loading and unloading containers from a truck or rail car – using SAP solutions for terminal operations. Our software can help you:

  • Gain advanced visibility into operations
  • Set an effective strategy for container positioning operations
  • Plan and track yard activities within one yard or for the whole network
Intermodal Operations

Track and monitor intermodal terminal operations

Keep train departures and arrivals running on time with SAP solutions for intermodal operations. Our software can help you:

  • Monitor processes for unloading containers from trains, moving containers to trucks or storage facilities, and delivering and picking up containers
  • Ensure paperwork is completed and collected for departure
  • Control the flow of trucks and containers coming in and out of a terminal
  • Offer additional services, like cleaning and storage
Industry Services

Provide better transportation services to service customers

Deliver exceptional transportation services – like pickup, delivery, or switching of rail cars – to service customers that have rail tracks, spurs, or yards. With SAP software for industry services, you can:

  • Track operations and identify areas for improvement
  • Anticipate how many trains or yard services will be required to fulfill the needs of your customers
  • Create accurate plans to meet demand

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