Explore GE Transportation’s Digital Solutions for the rail ecosystem

| July 28, 2016

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The RailConnectTM System is the leading software offering for mission-critical rail transportation management including rail operations control through TMS, revenue settlement using RMS and car hire accounting using EMS.The RailConnect Transportation Management Services (TMS) and Revenue Management Services (RMS) are designed to provide railroad managers with operational control of their business. These systems are extremely robust and are constantly evolving as the number of RailConnect users from Alaska to the Yucatan Peninsula continues to grow.

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MAT Holdings, Inc.

MAT Holdings is a diversified, privately-held family company with a portfolio of companies that manufacture, market, and distribute quality products and trusted brands to the hardware and fencing, automotive, and power equipment industries. MAT Holdings Inc. was formed in 1984 as Midwest Air Technologies Inc. with its current headquarters located in Long Grove, IL. Today, the company has grown to include six subsidiary companies within the U.S. and twelve worldwide and employs roughly 13,000 people.

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MAT Holdings is a diversified, privately-held family company with a portfolio of companies that manufacture, market, and distribute quality products and trusted brands to the hardware and fencing, automotive, and power equipment industries. MAT Holdings Inc. was formed in 1984 as Midwest Air Technologies Inc. with its current headquarters located in Long Grove, IL. Today, the company has grown to include six subsidiary companies within the U.S. and twelve worldwide and employs roughly 13,000 people.

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