GE Transportation's Optimization Solutions Named Top 100 Logistics Technology Provider for Eighth Consecutive Year
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE Transportation's - Optimization Solutions, a leading provider of transportation management software and analytics to the railroad industry, today announced that Inbound Logistics magazine has selected it as one of the 2013 Top 100 Logistics Technology Companies. The Optimization Solutions business of GE Transportation a business unit of GE (NYS: GE) has been named to the list for the eighth consecutive year.
"GE Transportation's Optimization Solutions was again named a top logistics technology provider as it continually enhances and expands its software and service offerings to satisfy our readers' needs for solutions that address tough business challenges and deliver rapid return on investment," explained Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics.
Optimization Solutions provides software and solutions for railroads and rail shippers that drive automation, reduce operating costs, and optimize networks and operations. Optimization Solutions delivers both Software as a Service and license offerings that focus on connected systems, rich data analytics, and advanced mobile applications that increase worker productivity.
Railroad transportation management, revenue management, and car hire accounting
Rail network optimization and yard planning
Intermodal terminal operations
Wayside asset management, tests, inspections, and compliance reporting
Railcar maintenance management and repair
Rail supply chain visibility, execution, and planning
"We are honored to be recognized as a top logistics technology provider," said Peter Thomas, General Manager of Optimization Solutions. "Software and analytics are imperative to help our railroad and rail shipper customers solve their toughest transportation challenges. As the rail ecosystem evolves, we'll continue to collaborate closely our customers to ensure they receive the solutions they need to optimize their operations and networks."
Annually, Inbound Logistics recognizes top logistics technology companies that support and help deliver logistics excellence by providing best-in-class software offerings.
About Optimization Solutions
Optimization Solutions is a leading provider of transportation management software and analytics to the railroad industry. GE Transportation's Optimization Solutions Software as a Service (SaaS) and licensed solutions are used to manage rail and intermodal operations, signal and communication assets, railcar repair billing and inventory, and multi-modal visibility, planning, and execution for industrial shippers and logistics service providers. For more information please visit www.getransportation.com/rail/software.
About GE Transportation
GE Transportation, a unit of GE (NYS: GE) , solves the world's toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, underground mining equipment, energy storage systems, and value-added services help customers grow. GE Transportation has approximately 13,000 employees. For more information visit www.getransportation.com
About Inbound Logistics
Inbound Logistics is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.
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