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RailConnect TMS: Blocking Tables  

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Course Description

Blocking Tables are used to Classify Cars or to Supplement, Correct, or Clear certain waybill and transportation related fields.

Inbound EDI – Used when EDI is received/processed. Used for Auto-Load.

Station Blocking – Used when cars move to/from stations and/or when status changes occur at a station. Includes ICHR events.

Interchange Blocking – Used when cars are interchanged received at certain stations.

Bio: Andrew Parker is Senior Product Manager for Wabtec’s RailConnect TMS product line. Andrew has held various positions in his 17 years with Wabtec, from Customer Support, Customer Management, Service Delivery, Product Strategy, to Product Management.  

In his present capacity he serves as the liaison between our engineering group and our customer base driving new enhancements and change requests through to implementation and delivery. 

Andrew is a SME for several of the RailConnect products including Transportation Management System (TMS), Rail Carrier Interface (RCI), Mobile Reporting (mCrew), Automatic Equipment Identification (AEI), and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). 

Andrew is a leading expert in interfacing and process management for Railroads of all sizes and complexities.

Andrew received his BS in Economics and Sociology at Elon University in Elon, NC.