Railinc Ranked Among Top Supply Chain Technology Providers for Food and Beverage Industry

CARY, NC—December 18, 2019 (James Street Media Services)—Food Logistics magazine has named Railinc as one of the leading software and technology providers to the food and beverage industry.

Each year, the FL100+ Award showcases software and technology companies that are leaders within the food and beverage industry. Their solutions and services improve productivity and gain efficiencies within enterprises.

"This award is recognition of our team’s, and our industry partners’, excellent work. It showcases the industry’s ability to consistently deliver high-quality technology solutions for food and beverage shippers," said Allen West, Railinc president and CEO. “By providing actionable visibility into the status of shipments, the rail industry is helping to ensure a safe, affordable food supply.”

Railinc's technology initiatives support railroad efforts to provide detailed railcar visibility to shippers. This makes supply chains more efficient with multimodal optimization, early detection of equipment issues, and effective remediation for shipment exceptions.

“Timing is critical in transporting food products,” said Chuck Hieronymi, Railinc director of business solutions. “Our products significantly improve our clients’ ability to track railcars, allowing them to more smoothly handle shipments, make intermodal connections, and uncover opportunities to streamline operations.”

Many of Railinc's products support critical operations throughout the freight rail industry. Commercial products include the RailSight™ suite of applications, which delivers valuable tracking and tracing data. In addition, Railinc's Umler® system is the industry's official resource for data on equipment used in rail service in North America.

Each year, the editors of Food Logistics recognize 100+ technology providers that serve grocery, beverage, and foodservice shippers. The list serves as a resource guide of software and technology providers with services and products that are essential for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.

About Railinc

Railinc is the railroad industry’s innovative and reliable resource for rail data, IT and information services. The company deploys data that helps railroads, rail equipment owners, and other industry participants manage their businesses more effectively and efficiently. Railinc is the largest single source of real-time, accurate interline rail data for the North American railroad system. Located in Cary, N.C., Railinc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads. For more information, please visit www.railinc.com.


Bill Fahrenwald

James Street Associates


Email: bill@jamesstreet.net