What`s Happening at Railinc?

Report
Industry Initiatives:
What is Railinc Developing?
DTE Transportation Services
4th Annual Railcar Maintenance Management Seminar
May 24th – 26th, 2010
Chip Summey
919-651-5241
[email protected]
7001 Weston Parkway, Suite 200, Cary, NC 27513 –877.724.5462 -- www.railinc.com
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What’s Happening at Railinc?
• What’s Happening Now…
– Enhancements to Umler
• What’s Happening Later…
– Car Performance History Initiative
• What’s Happening Next…
– Damaged and Defective Car Tracking
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Now…Umler Value
The New Umler
• Query and Update Equipment Specs
• Query and Report Inspections
• Web Service Integration (e.g., DTE)
Upcoming Umler Enhancements
• Enhance Locomotive Data (e.g., PTC)
• Enhance Intermodal information
• Owner/Shop data sharing (e.g., Grease types)
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Later…Car Performance History
Purpose
• Safety
• Recall Support
• Maintenance Planning
Stakeholders
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ATSI Car Performance History TAG
Own – Private Car Owners, Railroads
Build – OEM, Manufacturers, Reconditioners, Assemblers
Apply – Contract and Repair facilities, Car Builders
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Later…Car Performance History
Features
• Component Types - Wheelsets (regulatory), Brakes, Trucks, PTC, GPS
• Mileage Master
• Additional Repair Data
Timeline
• 2010 Design
• 2011 Project (Wheelsets and 2012 Design)
• 2012 Project (Other Components)
Railinc Central Site
• Framework & standards
• Confidential Storage and Query
• Future Data Quality and Application integration
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UI or Upload
Component
data
Component
Registration
Database
Wheel Set
Mfg or Assembler
applies RFID Tag or
Barcode
Manufacturer
Serial Number
Mfg Date
Lot #
Wheel Size
Component
Application
Database
Manufacturer
Serial Number
Mfg Date
Shop/Facility Mark
Application Date
RFID or
Barcode
scan
Repair Shops
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Recall
Analysis
Preventative
MTC
Maintenance
Planning
Additional
Repair Data
Data Quality
Next…Damaged/Defective Car
Tracking (DDCT)
• Current Process
– Handling Carrier and Car Owner communicate manually
– Paper defect cards are used to document damage
– Manual car hire reclaim process
• Railinc Damaged Defective Car Tracking (DDCT) System
– Automated, centralized web-based application
– Real-time access to information
– Users can update, retrieve and share information in a timely
manner
– Better communication and collaboration among rail partners
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Damage is
identified by
the Handling
Carrier
Handling
Carrier
creates
defect card
Handling Carrier
notifies Car
Mark Owner
Car Accounting
determines
car hire
liability
Communication
Current Damage Defective Process
Manually
places card on
car
Reclaim after
the fact
Repair Shop
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Bill Sent to
Owner
Damage is
identified by the
Handling Carrier
Car moves as
agreed to
through DDCTS
process
Car Owner
notified
electronically
New Damage Defective Process
Handling Carrier
reports
damage/defect
to
[email protected]
Repair Shop
validated and
notified through
DDCTS
Bill Sent to
Owner
LCS applies car
hire rules and
determines car
hire liability
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DDCTS updates
Liability
Continuity
System (LCS)
DDCT Benefits
Accessibility
• Centralized source for incident tracking
• Railinc Security administers data access
Data Quality
• Standardized Process
• Data edits reduce errors and data conflict
• Integrates with other Railinc systems:
• Umler™, Industry Reference Files (IRFs), Event Repository
Efficiency
• Users are able to update are information real-time
• Automated car-hire process eliminates reclaims
• Installation and Maintenance of defect card brackets is eliminated
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DDCT Rail Road Benefits
Railroads can
• Report and
document damage
• Provide incident
details
• Handle
settlements
• Access data for
depreciation value
estimates
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DDCT Car Owner Benefits
Car owners can
• Manage data on car
condition, repairs and
location
• Receive on-site
estimates of
depreciation in value
• Accept or reject
settlement offers
• Make decisions about
repairing or scrapping
equipment
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DDCT Shop Benefits
Repair shops can
• Receive
information on car
arrival, condition
and needed
repairs
• Maintain an
inventory of cars
on site
• Update car
owners on the
status of repairs
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DDCT Status Update
• DDCT will Go-live in January of 2011
– Development is underway
– The Industry is updating the Interchange and Car
Hire Rules
– The DDCT Technical Advisory Group is
responsible for managing implementation efforts
with the Railinc team
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DDCT – Getting Ready
• Get up to date information from the DDCT website:
www.railinc.com/ddct
• Establish a Railinc Single Sign-On (SSO) account.
Go to www.railinc.com for more information
• Register at FindUs.Rail. This is required by industry
regulations
• Participate in training opportunities as they become
available
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DDCT – Communication Efforts
• Railinc will provide information and training
opportunities:
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Town Hall Meetings
Webinars
On-line demos
Circular letters, email notifications
User guides
FAQs
• Event dates/times are listed at www.railinc.com/ddct
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