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Rio Grande Pacific featured in Dell EMC IT Transformation maturity study

New Research: Organizations Overhauling IT Will Leapfrog Competition HOPKINTON, Mass., April 10, 2018 News Summary:  Dell EMC announced the results of a new IT Transformation maturity study surveying 4,000 IT decision makers worldwide Survey data shows transformed companies are 22x more likely to get new products and services to market ahead of the competition 81% of…

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Rio Grande Pacific Dispatch, PS Technology debut first short line specific cloud-based crew management system

April 05, 2018 (Fort Worth, Texas) – Rio Grande Pacific Dispatch (RGPD) and PS Technology today announced the first implementation of CrewPro Short Line™, a cloud-hosted and subscription-based crew management solution designed to specifically address the needs of short line railroads. Leveraging the latest technological advances in architecture, design, and construction, this system will provide…

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Press Release | Rio Grande Pacific Dispatch rebrands, rolls out new logo

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  Fort Worth, Texas (July 13, 2017) – Rio Grande Pacific Dispatch (RGPD), formerly Nebraska Central Dispatch, announced today that is has adopted a new name and logo. The rebrand is designed to strengthen its connection to parent company Rio Grande Pacific Corporation, as well as more accurately depict the company’s operations. RGP’s dispatching services…

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Case Study: Commuter railroad building a foundation based on growth

  “With Cisco, today’s railroad can run on complex analytics. It’s a major breakthrough that’s unlocked insights into what’s happening on a second-by second basis.” – Jason Brown, Chief Information Officer. Rio Grande Pacific Corp. was profiled by Cisco for a customer case study in June 2017. The study highlighted the ways in which RGP’s…

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Short-line tax credit bill reintroduced in Congress

Feb. 1, 2017 -A bill that would make permanent the short-line track maintenance tax credit known as 45G was introduced this week in the U.S. House of Representatives, the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announced yesterday. The Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act (H.R. 721) was introduced by…

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Rio Grande Pacific Corporation Promotes Anthony Pacetti

Anthony Pacetti has been promoted to director of customer service by Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (RGPC), a progressive short line rail company headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. His new responsibilities will include overseeing inbound and outbound customer operations as well as all associated financial responsibilities including the invoicing process.

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Nebraska Central Dispatching contract dispatching portfolio adds commuter, freight railroad

Fort Worth, Texas (Nov. 21, 2016) – Nebraska Central Dispatching Services (NCD), a provider of safe, reliable, around-the-clock rail dispatching services and wholly-owned by Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (RGPC), today announced the addition of two new dispatching partnerships. Denton County Transportation Authority’s (DCTA) A-train and the Dakota Southern Railway (DSRC) join NCD’s growing contract dispatching…

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Star-Telegram: Freight rail backbone of U.S. economy

New study quantifies how vital freight rail network is to local, state, national economies. If the North Texas economy were a living organism, our roads, runways, rails and other infrastructure would be the skeleton, with freight rail tracks serving as the backbone that keeps the entire body upright and strong. Freight trains bring in the…

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