How easy is it to integrate AEI into my operation?
All railcars are already equipped with AEI tags, making the switch to AEI and automation incredibly simple.
What are the benefits of AEI?
Easily date and timestamp the location of your railcars, reduce demurrage, data captured reduce or eliminate demurrage invoices, automate railcar movements in your railcar manangement system, allows you to know where your railcars are located within your operation, reduce human error, reduces need for additional clerical help and errors.
How long has AEI been around?
AEI became a proven rail car identification system in 1986, creating a more efficient way to identify and track rail cars in North America.
Can I run other programs on the handheld tablets?
These are android based devices, and can access apps, or websites just as any other android device.
Will this integrate with my current yard management system?
Each yard management system is unique, but we have not found a system we could not integrate with.
How do I get railcar scan information?
We can integrate with RTMS, we can send via email, you can access through online web service. We provide the data, when and how you want it delivered.
Do you offer warranties?
All of our products come with a 1 year warranty, and extended warranties are available.
What does my railyard need for automation?
There are many options when it comes to automating your rail yard, from receiving inbound/outbound lists, all the way to fully automating the record keeping of railcars.
What if there is no electricity near my desired wayside reader location?
Solar would a great option, you don’t lose any functionality and you will also reduce installation cost.
Are demo units available?
Demo units of the Aspen, Zion, and Sierra are available
Are any units intrinsically safe?
Our Atlas device is intrinsically safe and can be configured based on your specific needs.
How long will it take to see the benefits of AEI at my operation?
With most units in stock you can have your device within days, and begin to realize the benefits of AEI immediately.
Are these devices designed for rrs?
These were designed specifically for the harsh conditions of the rail industry.
Why can't I just use a RFID reader to scan my AEI tags?
AEI tags require a special software to scan and decode the tag and make the information readable.