The Canadian Pacific Railway Transforms Operations by Using Models to Develop Its Operating Plans


North American railways have traditionally practiced tonnage-based dispatching, running trains only when they have enough freight. As a result, their customer service and their use of crews, fixed assets, locomotives, and railcars are poor. Canadian Pacific Railway is using new decision-support tools developed in-house and by MultiModal Applied Systems to… (More)
DOI: 10.1287/inte.1030.0055


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