BNSF Logistics

We were able to implement our data warehouse solution with Pentaho in just six weeks.
Andy Cordischi VP of Technology, BNSF Logistics

Use Case Overview

Business Challenges

  • The company had data accuracy issues because of semi-automated processes.
  • It had a cumbersome, manual process for the creation and distribution of reports.

Pentaho Solution

  • Pentaho BI Suite Enterprise Edition
  • Implementation services by Pentaho Certified Partner OpenBI, using Pentaho’s native compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and PostgreSQL Database.

Value Added

  • Faster, better decisions in sales processes, from transactions to sales strategy forecasting.
  • Ability to monitor operational business health, such monitoring supply chain data.
  • Seventy-five percent lower acquisition costs and 50 percent lower ongoing ownership costs compared to proprietary BI solutions.
  • Deployed initial data warehouse with web-based reporting and analytics in six weeks.

Why Pentaho

  • Cost of ownership
  • Open standards support and ease of integration