Customer Use Case

"We were able to implement our data warehouse solution with Pentaho in just six weeks."

Andy Cordischi, VP of Technology, BNSF Logistics

BNSF Logistics

Leading Supply Chain Logistics Company

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

BNSF Logistics Screenshot


BNSF dashboard