Rail Industry Insights

Commtrex Rail Insights contains valuable data covering the emerging trends and unique rail industry insights that businesses need to aid in decision-making, improving operations, and enhancing planning efforts.

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Exclusive Content that Expands Rail Industry Knowledge Base

The Commtrex Knowledge & Resource Center is an all-inclusive educational tool for those looking to expand their understanding of the rail, logistics, and transportation industries. Gain important insights that have never been shared anywhere else, from people who would be difficult to connect with directly.

Discover new options for solving problems through our exclusive member blogs and articles. Learn industry fundamentals as you study various Rail 101 lessons (Transloading 101, Railcar Storage 101, Railcar Leasing/Financing 101, etc). Access a variety of topics through the "Ask the Experts" forum -- our exclusive Q&A with industry experts such as Tony Hatch and Jim Blaze ... or even ask a question yourself!

Whether you are an industry veteran or new to rail, you are sure to find value in the Knowledge & Resource Center.

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Find the Leading Rail Service Companies in North America

One of the biggest issues currently found in the railroad industry is finding reputable and innovative rail service companies. In response to the outdated and inaccurate information available to the public, Commtrex has developed lists of the top rail service providers across the US and North America. By providing easy ways to contact and find additional company information, the Commtrex Top 10 Rail Services Lists help our members make better decisions when it comes to:

  • HazMat Capabilities
  • Transloading
  • Railcar Maintenance & Repairs
  • Railcar Storage Facilities
  • And more!

Connect with Commtrex today to register your business and unlock access to the extensive railroad industry analysis and storage & leasing rates we make available to our members as part of Commtrex Rail Insights.

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Valuable Rail Industry Trends and Market Insights

Staying a step ahead of the competition requires access to reliable information about emerging rail industry insights and trends. Many businesses and shippers fail to gain access to this critical data due to the extensive resources needed to compile, analyze, and track relevant information.

Fortunately, Commtrex Rail Insights puts this information in your hands via a user-friendly, easily accessible, one-stop-shop which helps keep you apprised of the most up-to-date rail industry trends. Armed with this unique market insight and analysis, you can make the best decisions possible to promote growth opportunities for your company.

Commtrex Exchange Memberships

Membership is FREE! Choose the membership that best suits you needs, and complete the brief registration form to get access to the many services found in The Commtrex Exchange.

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Rail Services
Unlimited search and compare in the Rail Services Directory
Manage your Verified and Featured rail service locations
Storage
Search for railcar storage providers
Send one request to multiple storage providers
Instant alerts about new storage opportunities
Leasing
View railcars for lease and lease wanted requests
List your idle railcars for FREE
Direct online communication between lessors and lessees
Buy/Sell
View railcars for sale and requests to buy railcars
List your idle railcars for FREE
Direct online communication between sellers and buyers
Transload
Search for transload facilities on interactive map
Send one request to multiple transloaders
Instant alerts about new transloading service leads (subscription required)
Rail Insights
View the latest and historical rail indexes
Learn Rail 101 lessons and read articles by rail experts
Discover trending listings, requests, and locations