2008 Winner Profile

BNSF Railway

Project Description:
BNSF's Fuel MVP program enables fuel-efficient train handling practices. The company uses portable devices to gather the information about locomotive throttle positions and fuel consumption from onboard train computers. The company then analyzes the data to compute a fuel efficiency score for each of its engineers and rewards top performers. In 2007, BNSF reduced fuel consumption up to 1.5 percent in some regions.
Project type:
Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Mobile
Business Functions:
Operations
Business Goal:
Operational
CEO:
Matthew Rose, Chairman, President & CEO
Headquarters:
Fort Worth, Texas
Industry:
Transportation
Revenue (2007):
$15.8 billion
Website:
www.bnsf.com
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