Development and implementation of an information dispatch system for railway transport

Objective

Develop and implement an information dispatch and control system for railway transport at mining, steelmaking and coke making enterprises.

IDS

integration 
 

with Ukrainian Railway (Ukrzaliznytsya) electronic document management systems, SAP accounting system, and weight measurement

01
30%

 reduction 

in efforts to enter data into SAP

02
Power BI

analytics 

as an analytical reporting tool

03
Shipping

costs distribution

increased in terms of accuracy

04

Solution

Metinvest Group enterprises are large consignees and consignors with a high turnover of the rolling stock fleet. To effectively control the rolling stock, Metinvest Digital has developed a unified system a set of solutions for operating control of railway transportation. Railway operating control tools were implemented to reduce railcar demurrage, logistics processes were unified considering the specifics of mining, steelmaking and coke making processes, and the solution was integrated with external systems (Ukrzaliznytsya, weight measurement, SAP).

Result

  • Lower man-hours for system support

  • Enhanced operating control of railcar flows

  • Automated reconciliation of railcar usage fee

  • Automated calculation of shortages / surpluses of incoming cargo taking into account contract terms and conditions