Links of Interest

ALK Technologies-
Developer of computer software for the transportation and logistics industry.

Association of American Railroads-
The Association of American Railroads represents North America's major freight railroads and Amtrak. AAR strives to help make the rail industry increasingly safe, efficient and productive by conducting and coordinating research and development.

The Blanchard Company-
The Blanchard Company helps shippers and shortlines achieve the railroad service design package that guarantees performance standards to meet supply chain requirements.

RailResource-'s mission is to be a one-stop information source that keeps the rail freight transportation industry current and connected. Designed by the publishers of The Official Railway Guide, the site features news, blogs from industry experts, railroad and supplier contact information, and a buyer's guide for rail purchasing officials. RailResource is published by the JOC Group Inc., the authoritative provider of business intelligence, data and events for trade, transportation and logistics professionals worldwide. For further information, please visit

AAR Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF)-
The RCAF was established in response to the requirement in the Staggers Rail Act of 1980 that a quarterly cost-recovery index be created.  Each quarter, the AAR submits the RCAF index to the Surface Transportation Board for approval. (Includes the RCAF-U and RCAF-A)

RSI Logistics, Inc.-
RSI Logistics, Inc.'s mission is to provide quality transportation services to its customers through expertise, innovation, and technology to create efficiencies by generating both direct and indirect cost savings.

Surface Transportation Board-
The STB is an independent, bipartisan ad judicatory body with jurisdiction over certain regulatory matters. Site includes news releases, board decisions, publications and transportation data.