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RailTrends Recap: A Shifting Industry Needs a Steady Hand

Revenue Analytics attended the 2017 RailTrends conference, which was held in New York City, November 30th-December 1st. This premier conference brought together freight rail professionals to discuss rail unknowns and trending topics in the industry.

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RA Mile 1: Automating Your Data

Since its start in 1994, Amazon has spent large sums of money on perfecting business and customer data collection. From books, to groceries, to cloud servers, Amazon uses real time data to drive business decisions across their enterprise. As Amazon moves [...]

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RA Mile 0: Are You Ready to Battle Amazon?

In the last two years, Amazon has set its sights on expanding and controlling the shipment of their deliveries to consumers. If you are a trucking or intermodal shipper, now is the time to take a closer look at the history of Amazon’s prior expansions, [...]

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Being A First Mover Can Drive Organic Revenue Growth

As someone who has been using computers since I was seven years old, received a degree in Computer Science, and worked in the software and consulting industry for almost 20 years, it’s easy to forget that not everyone has the same exposure and industry [...]

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The Right Approach is Critical to Analytically-Driven Projects

Companies take on innovative, analytics-driven projects for two main reasons: 1) to generate organic revenue growth, and 2) to gain a competitive advantage. There are many side benefits, but the ultimate driver of why companies use data to make better [...]

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Car Rental Companies: There’s a Solution to Captivating the Hyper-Informed Customer

Many car rental companies have declining revenues nowadays.  According to Certify, Uber accounted for 43 percent of ground transportation transactions while rental cars dropped from 55 percent to about 40 percent.  Ride-hailing services, with Uber at the [...]

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A Flexible Data Environment: RDBMS vs. Big Data Platform

Where is your company data? Most people would answer in a “Database”.  Also, people usually think of relational databases such as Oracle or SQL server when we say the word database. However, a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) is not capable [...]

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Keeping Overrides From Becoming Overkills for Revenue Management Systems

When building a Revenue Management system, you take the historical data, construct analytical models and the end result generates recommendations to enable organic revenue growth.

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