Articles by tag: Rail

E2B: Energy to Business: Why Threat of Rail Strike Heightened Supply Chain Issues

  Freight rail is a critical mode of logistics and transportation for moving products throughout the supply chain. So, when the recent threat of a rail strike nearly derailed the supply Read more

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Insurance Companies Should Weight the Growth Potential With Risks When Considering Offering ACA Plans
February 3, 2023

The 2023 open enrollment for ACA health plans saw a 13% increase over 2022. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with USInsuranceAgents.com, says, “Insurance providers have an opportunity to enter or expand in this growing market, but they should practice caution.” The 2023 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health insurance plans […]

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Setting Standards for Success
February 3, 2023

Winning the day isn’t just about making every day count – it’s about shifting your mindset to set standards for success and better understand and value the work that goes on behind the scenes – so that you can be as successful as you work to be. Where can you start? In this inaugural […]

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Disruptive Leaders: Disrupting Tradition in the Leadership Space
February 3, 2023

Leadership in the workplace has been ever evolving for years now, despite the commonplace leadership traditions most places try to abide by. But leaders must adapt to new and modern changes, as it’s expected that a lot of factors pertinent to leadership will change in the next 10 years, according to Gartner. Disruptive leaders […]

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E2B: Energy to Business: Why Threat of Rail Strike Heightened Supply Chain Issues
October 4, 2022

Freight rail is a critical mode of logistics and transportation for moving products throughout the supply chain. So, when the recent threat of a rail strike nearly derailed the supply chain and cost the U.S. economy upwards of $2 billion per day, national media attention rose sharply—and for good reason. To understand this unique […]

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If Federal Transit Funding Falls Short, Will the Private Sector Fill the Gaps?
November 1, 2021

 Key Points: A lack of a dedicated funding as well as additional expansion over the years has given Metrorail problems. Transit agencies have been relying on special equipment made only by a few US companies. Technical support from manufactures as well as organized safety culture that includes procedures for employees to follow are needed […]

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Can American Rail Survive Without Government Support?
October 5, 2021

Key Points: The current US infrastructure bill aims to invest $66 billion in passenger and freight railing improvements, which could help numerous rail projects. Leveraging private capital has been crucial to bridging the funding gap left by a lack of federal rail support. Growth in communities can’t be addressed through highways but rather by […]

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Applications of Ribbon’s IT and Optical Network: Oil & Gas and Rail Industries with Sam Lisle
January 20, 2021

Critical infrastructure operators are facing new and emerging challenges regarding networking. For many, that means transitioning from legacy systems, providing greater security, and digitization. Those in the Oil & Gas and Rail industries are keenly aware of these issues. Providing insight on how these industries are evolving and the solutions available is Sam Lisle, Ribbon […]

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How Technology is Advancing Freight Rail: Roads, Rails and Rides
July 15, 2020

In this latest episode of Roads, Rails & Rides, we step away from the movement of people for a moment to learn about advances in the movement of goods. Host, Jeb Morris, sits down with Mike Rush, Senior Vice President – Safety and Operations for the Association of American Railroads (AAR), to discuss the various […]

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