Automated cranes at BEST terminal

Majority of rail freight industry plans to invest in automation

Photo: BEST terminal

Automation and integration of systems are top priorities within the global rail industry. This is the conclusion of a survey carried out by Navis, a provider of operational technologies and services. The survey, carried out among its members and other professionals, showed that 60 per cent even plans to invest in automation over the next three years.

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Author: Majorie van Leijen

Majorie van Leijen is the editor-in-chief of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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