NELS partners with other organizations to provide a full range of rail subject-matter expertise, technical know-how and the practical experience required to complete client projects. 

We provide support to system integrators, AEC firms, and other consultancies with engagements involving railroads, shippers and governmental agencies.

NELS partners with:

  • Management Consultancies
  • AEC Firms
  • System Integrators
  • Third Party Logistics Organizations
  • Asset Tracking/GPS Providers
  • Fleet Managers
  • Rail Car Lessors
  • Data Networks
  • Software Application Providers


Our services include the private labeling of our analytical tools for partners and the creation and maintenance of custom rail/transportation databases from both proprietary and public domain sources.

NELS also maintains relationships with industry organizations on a national and local level to keep abreast of rail stakeholder issues and concerns.  NELS also provides pro bono assistance to transportation advocacy groups and is an active participant on industry committees and regional transportation planning advisory boards.