CONSULTING

By leveraging our deep subject matter expertise in transportation, logistics, scheduling and advanced software solutions, we offer a unique consulting approach to your project – using science to support intuition as we find answers to the most demanding questions about your business.

Through various industry and academic engagements, our team has developed an in-depth understanding of logistics, scheduling and transportation operations. We use the combination of insight, experience, and software products in our consulting engagements. We have also developed several optimization and simulation software products for railroad, airline and trucking companies.

Advisory Consulting

Our technology and business experts can advise you on a variety of decisions regarding strategy, policy, technology and performance improvement. We combine our industry insights with data analysis to give recommendations that you will find valuable. Steps in this consulting process are:

Advise you about emerging market and technology trends to help you align your decisions with your long-term strategic goals.

Analyze your current systems in place, determine their suitability to meet your future needs, and develop a roadmap to transition the current state into the future state.

Perform a SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat) analysis of new technology investments by your company.

Examine your operational data to identify performance bottlenecks, do root cause analysis and recommend areas of improvement.

Technology-Enabled Consulting

We use our software products to model current and future system behavior and enable you to make the best decisions for your corporation. We can also build new software systems in a rapid development mode to meet the needs of a consulting engagement in several ways:

Perform rapid prototyping to evaluate the feasibility of a new way of running the business and its impact on the operational cost.

Optimize the network and determine whether nodes are at the right location and they have the right capacity.

Develop a new clean-sheet operating plan, such as the flight schedule, new train plan, new routing plan or a new line-haul schedule.

Assess the benefits of infrastructure investments by evaluating potential changes and determining their impact on system key performance indicators (KPIs, such as operational cost and service).