SCHAUMBURG, Illinois., 23 Aug 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Sasser family companies announced today that Chicago Freight Car Leasing (CFCL), a subsidiary of Sasser, won the 2021 ELFA Operations & Technology Excellence (O&TE) award. This prestigious award is presented annually by the Equipment rental and financing association recognize organizations that generate increased business value by successfully implementing a technology innovation project or other improvements.
The O&TE 2021 award celebrates members of the CFCL and Sasser Information Technology teams, who have partnered for two years from early 2019 to create Rail360, a cloud-based system that solves limitations caused by using multiple systems operations to run CFCL on a daily basis. business day. Some of these systems were created several years ago while others were third-party systems implemented more recently. Rail360 streamlines CFCL operations by combining the functionality of multiple data sources into a single web application to provide a 360 degree view of a railcar.
“With the implementation of Rail360, CFCL is now able to serve our customers in real time by having all the necessary information easily accessible within a cloud-based system,” said Josh chesser, interim general manager, CFCL. “This unique operating system allows us to be more efficient in our transactions, reduce our time to respond to the needs of our customers and provide accurate information on demand.”
The specific benefits of Rail360 include the ability to quickly identify problematic cars and components, easily retrieve the maintenance history on any car or repair, detect errors through the automated invoice audit process. repair, reduce maintenance costs using high-quality data and analytical tools, and track the key. metrics with detailed reports.
“CFCL’s Rail360 is an excellent representation of Sasser IT’s overall goal of providing our business units with the best products and services to deliver strategic value that enables growth opportunities and competitive advantage,” said the director of the company. ‘information. Brock Morrison.
CFCL will be recognized at 2021 Operations & Technology LIVE! virtual event on Tuesday September 14, and in person in San Antonio, Texas at ELFA 60e Annual convention in October.
About Sasser Family Businesses:
Sasser Family Companies is a fourth-generation family-owned transportation asset management and services company with roots dating back to 1928. Its other subsidiaries include Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., Union Leasing Inc., CF Rail Services LLC, Express 4X4 Truck Location and NxGen Rail Services LLC. Subsidiary units are leaders in providing rail, automotive and air transportation equipment solutions focused on commerce and industry, including asset leasing, fleet administration management, repair and servicing innovative technology assets and services across North America. For more information on Sasser family businesses, visit www.sasser.com.
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