For operators of bulk terminals servicing a range of producers connected with large complex bulk haulage rail networks
Maximise system throughput
Simultaneously optimise inbound and outbound operations
Global optimisation
Simultaneously minimise demurrage, maximise throughput and terminal asset utilisation
Contract evaluation
Assess the impact of different contract portfolios on asset utilisation
Operating paradigms
Model dedicated stockpile and/or cargo assembly terminal operations
Complex Scheduling
Simultaneously schedule inbound (load point terminal stockpile) and outbound (terminal stockpile to vessel) operations for bulk haulage rail networks comprising multiple producers, load points and rail haulage providers
Maximise Profits
Examine the impacts of alternate terminal operating procedures, maintenance regimes, demand profiles and infrastructure upgrades

Powering Rail Decisions

Input Data Third Party Input Data Optimised Decision Output Data
Planning Considerations Haulage Providers Track Owners Coordinators Integrated Producers Terminal Operators Primary Producers
Ordering vessels for cargo assembly terminals
Ordering to dedicated stockpile terminals
Product availability at load points
Fulfilment profile for orders
Load Point
Loop capacity
Load and recharge durations
Loading activities
Fleet composition
Fleet availability
Fleet dedication
Fixed Maintenance
Load point
Dump station
Available pathing
Ship loader
Rail consist
Flexible Maintenance
Rail consist
Floating track
Rail Scheduling
Detailed journeys for rail consists
Assignment of cycles to rail consists
Train Crew
Route knowledge
Depot locations
Barracks locations
Sign on patterns
Barracks crew utilisation
Terminal Scheduling
Dump slot timings
Dumping and stacking activities
Assignment of cargos to pads
Reclaiming and ship loading activities
Ship berthing sequence
Cargo build windows

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