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Loading Authority OT-5 Transition To OT-57


The Loading Authority (OT-5) process is changing.  Starting in February, 2020 Loading Authority will transition to the new OT-57 interface.  Learn what this is for, what it will look like, and how to be prepared.


Webinar Replay
Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
2:00-3:00 PM Central
​Presented by Matt Johnson


​As many of you have already heard, AAR Circular OT-5 will be modified to remove sections pertaining to Loading Authority, and a new AAR Circular OT-57 will be published to address the new Loading Authority process and requirements.  As a result, the current OT-5 system will be retired by Railinc and replaced with a new OT-57 platform.  AllTranstek is an active member of the TAG as well as the systems development team that is driving these changes, which are a cooperative initiative between NAFCA (North America Freight Car Association) and the AAR (Association of American Railroads).


This presentation will include:

An overview of why this change is happening.
An explanation of the benefits and improvements of the new system.
Screens and workflow of the new OT-57 system (note that OT-57 is still in development).
A walk through of what each company will have to do to prepare for the change and when.
The currently proposed timeline for implementation. ​

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