Fleet Management

Fleet management is key to rail industry success, and Watco Leasing Services has the experience and resources to manage your railcar fleet – regardless of its size or specific needs. The scope of services include:

Car repair history Railroad repair auditing
Contract shop auditing Rebilling/rebuttal billing
Bad order cars Railroad damage cars
Car repair analysis Forecasting and budgeting
Accounts payable Financial distribution
Car hire accounting Depreciated value statements
AAR-mandated programs Mechanical information
Car repair billing UMLER/EMIS administration

 

Railcar Storage

Watco provides safe, cost-effective railcar storage and switching solutions. Whether you’re needing short-term or long-term storage of empty or loaded railcars, our car storage team will work to find the best location to meet your needs. Our connections to Class I carriers offer a wide variety of routing options for your car fleet, allowing easy reassignment to alternate destinations.

  • Storage of empty or loaded railcars
  • Custom storage plans for loaded commodity track distribution
  • Track and roadbeds maintained to accommodate unit trains
  • Full service railcar shop facility access
  • Team tracks available for transloading at a variety of locations
  • Storage tracks located in secured access remote area
  • Competitive switching rates
  • Daily storage charges

 

In addition to car storage, Watco Customers may also take advantage of our full-service mechanical team to repaint, repair, and clean cars as they enter or leave storage. To find more information on our mechanical services click here.

LOCOMOTIVE LEASING

Keith LaCaze
SVP  Operations Divisions 3 & 4
2760 Graybow Road
DeRidder, LA 70634
Office: 337-238-4254
Fax: 337-280-9075

RAILCAR LEASING & CAR STORAGE

David McCloud
Director of Leasing and Storage
Office: 904-303-5966


Brenna Prestholt
Manager Fleet, Leasing & Storage
315 W. 3rd Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Office: 620-308-5720
Fax: 620-231-0812