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Nov 18, 2013 (3 years and 4 months ago)

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Equipment Asset Management
Working Committee

Update

EAMWC


Meets three times a year


Feb, June, Oct


Responsible for Car Hire and Car Service
Rules


Reports to SOMC and NEMC


S
afety
O
perations
M
anagement
C
ommittee


N
etwork
E
fficiency
M
anagement
C
ommittee

Current Projects


Damage and Defective Car Tracking System


Joint EAMWC/ARB TAG


Car Hire Railroad Clearinghouse


Proposal to settle private car mileage through RCH


OT
-
5 Circular and Private Car Registration


Added Tanks to OT
-
5 circular (Jan 1, 2009)


Development of central industry site to register private cars


SCO 90 Review


Redesign of quarterly report delivery process


Equipment Availability Clearinghouse


Help carriers find uses for surplus equipment


Will add functionality to include track storage capacity to EAC


Damage and Defective Car Tracking
System


Functionality


Conversion from a paper defect card to an
electronic one


Automates reporting, TOL, settlement, and
disposition


Programming is underway at Railinc


Links to LCS


Links to UMLER


Will delay implementation until June 2009


Car Hire Railroad Clearinghouse


Proposal to settle private car mileage through
RCH


EAMWC June meeting, TAG was instructed to
delay project until all CH Data Exchange could
be passed through


Successful implementation on August 27th


First settlement was September 25


Second settlement was October 21


Will develop scorecard



OT
-
5 Circular revision and Private Car
Registration


Added Tanks to OT
-
5 circular (Jan 1)


Very controversial with customers and shipper
associations


Met with NAFCA members


National Grain Car Council


RR Shipper Symposiums


Chlorine Institute Tank Car Forum


American Chemical Council


Development of website to register private cars


One Central registration site


Automate a very manually intensive paper process


Support service planning



SCO 90 Review


Redesign of quarterly report delivery process


25 year old technology


Mainframe reports delivered US mail


Create SCO 90 outlet table


FTP reports exchanged electronically


RR’s can automated outlet changes


Internal Railinc project for 2009


TAG created to review process and recommend
improvements


Project requirements under development


Equipment Availability Clearinghouse


Help carriers find uses for surplus equipment


Request by Rail Institute Working Group (RIWG)


Software was implemented in October 2006


Currently soliciting membership


Supply offers


4, 0 filled (410 cars)


Demand requests


1, 0 filled (100 cars)


Will add functionality to include track storage
capacity to EAC


Railinc has developed business requirements and
functional specifications for changes to the
software


User acceptance testing will follow

Questions