Arkansas & Missouri Railroad Implements RailSync Operating System

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Arkansas & Missouri Railroad becomes the newest member of the RailSync family, joining a rapidly growing group of innovative and forward thinking shortline railroads focused on using the RailSync System to better manage their railroads and improve service to their customers. With over 25,000 carloads annually, A&M is the largest shortline railroad to have implemented the RailSync system.

ShipXpress Inc. is pleased to announce the addition the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad (A&M) to its expanding family of short line rail companies utilizing the Command, Control and Concur modules of the RailSync operating system. After a thorough analysis of RailSync’s functionality and its vision and flexibility, A&M chose RailSync. The RailSync web based system allows A&M employees the flexibility to access it from any web based computer. In addition, RailSync provides 24/7 support to A&M.

A&M Chairman Reilly McCarran said; “Our railroad is a complex operation which includes interline and local business as well as switching operations. These operations require a cost effective, flexible and user friendly system that can efficiently handle our current needs as well as adapt to those in the future and RailSync provides that system. We are excited to be joining the RailSync family not only for the value it provides our operations and our customers, but their willingness to collaborate on future enhancements. Running a railroad today requires investments not only in infrastructure but also technology to improve efficiency and enhance the customer experience.”

ShipXpress President & CEO Charith Perera said; “We appreciate A&M’s vote of confidence in our RailSync System. Together we share a common vision of the future for real time visibility and collaboration across the supply chain. They are a leader in technological innovation. We are confident of the benefits RailSync will provide their railroad and its customers. We look forward to working with Reilly and everyone at the A&M to collaborate on future enhancements and increasing the value of RailSync to customers.”

About Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
The Arkansas & Missouri Railroad (A&M) is a 139 mile railroad operating between Monnett, MO to Fort Smith, AR handling 25,000 carloads annually. A&M began operations in 1986 with a strong customer focus. This simple, but effective, vision continues to drive the A&M’s business practices and is demonstrated by a continued effort to improve its infrastructure, which is one of the finest in the shortline industry. A&M has a large mix of commodities including grain and grain products to feed poultry business as well as the movement of frozen poultry. Other commodities include forest products, chemicals, aggregates, cement, scrap and finished metal products and plastic materials. The A&M offers its customers connections with three Class I carriers – BNSF, UP and KCS.

About ShipXpress

ShipXpress is a leading provider of web-based rail logistics software and services, including the RailSync suite of Command, Mobile Command, Concur and Control modules designed to automate daily operations of shortline and regional railroads. The ShipX® suite of rail-focused logistics applications include fleet management, freight rate management, electronic bill of lading, detention, repairs, accounting and auditing services for shortline railroads, industrial shippers, receivers and railcar owners. ShipXpress’ web-based software makes it easy for railroads, rail shippers and railcar owners to operate their businesses effectively and efficiently. More than 100 industrial customers and 60 shortline railroads depend on ShipXpress to deliver collaborative rail logistics solutions.

ShipX® is a registered trademark of ShipXpress, Inc.


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