TransmetriQ, a Railinc brand, launched Reporting & Analytics, a new comprehensive fleet reporting tool that synthesizes asset location, health, and repair data to provide deeper fleet insights.
“Gaining insight into asset repair trends has historically been difficult due to the complex nature of railcar repair data,” says Gregg Phillips, product manager, TransmetriQ. “With Reporting & Analytics automatically translating repair data into user-friendly insights, railcar managers can easily see where repair dollars are being spent, what’s driving that spending, who is performing repairs, and where they are occurring.”
- Shippers and car owners can customize the data viewed in Reporting & Analytics based on their needs, choosing to view tracing reports, health and repair insights, or both. The tool translates and synthesizes numerous data streams into dashboards the user can customize for more efficient railcar maintenance and fleet utilization.
- Similarly, shippers who manage their own fleets, “can use the cycle and dwell analytics to identify problem areas and drive performance improvements such as shorter facility turn times,” says Danny Dever, product manager, TransmetriQ.
- The dashboards give users critical information about fleet health reporting; component performance analytics; remaining wheelset life; cycle and dwell times; equipment characteristics; and other key car insights.
“Through our voice of the customer program, we worked closely with railcar fleet managers and learned they were seeking better ways to analyze operations to keep equipment moving in revenue service and to control repair costs,” says Mika Majapuro, Railinc VP of product management and strategy. “The tool they created does that, and it can be readily toggled between fleetwide and specific equipment or lane analyses. With reports built for rail-specific scenarios, it’s easier than ever for fleet managers to recognize areas of concern and adjust accordingly.”