Success Story

Rail Portfolio Optimization Solution for a premier
full service equipment leasing company



Business Problem

  • Add additional railcars to the portfolio.
  • Decide which railcars and mix based on market conditions.


  • Demand forecast based on macro conditions.
  • Price fluctuations based on history.
  • Simulation models to compare risk and reward for all portfolio mix options.

Business Outcomes

Optimal Portfolio mix – for maximizing long term revenue, while reducing utilization risks.

Scope of Engagement

2 Member multi-disciplinary team / 3 months.

Services Provided

Strategy & Roadmap, Optimization, Business Intelligence

Technology Used

SAS Forecast Studio, SAS Simulation Studio.