Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Biarri Rail, a global provider of planning and scheduling optimisation software for freight railroads.
The acquisition of Biarri Rail, combined with Navis’ N4 Terminal Operating System (TOS) for intermodal operations, will support Navis’s expansion into inland solutions, providing freight operators around the world with planning software designed to improve the quality and efficiency of rail operations, including train services, locomotives, yards, railcars, crews and train paths.
Benoit de la Tour, president, Navis, commented: “At Navis, we are excited to now be able to complement our market leading port-based TOS solutions with truly first-class offerings for rail freight globally. Rail freight companies are investing in new digital initiatives in planning in order to increase efficiency and the return on investment of their supply chain assets.
“The Biarri Rail team is a true blend of technologists and mathematicians, one hundred percent focused on optimising every step of intermodal rail operations. Existing Biarri Rail customers are thrilled with the substantial cost savings and efficiencies that Biarri Rail solutions have brought to their business.”