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15 Sep

Optimizing Locomotive Acquisition and Deployment

Live broadcast sponsored by Navis Rail

For capital-intensive businesses, such as freight railroading, asset planning and optimization remain at the heart achieving operational efficiency. Locomotives are one of the most expensive assets used by railways and using the right tools and best practices support optimal decision making that can decrease operating cost and have a significant impact on capital expenditures.

Our panel of experts will discuss their experience with locomotive planning and tools that can help railways to understand critical rolling stock assets; drive utilization, predict maintenance and minimize fuel costs.

Among the discussion points are:

  • Making strategic decisions on capital purchasing
  • Making informed decisions on the deployment and positioning of a locomotive fleet
  • Reducing locomotive and fuel requirements
  • Planning and optimizing power distribution
  • Intelligent maintenance planning

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