A rail organisation’s two biggest operational expenses are labour and maintenance. You need to cut costs in order to protect your organisation’s profit margins or to comply with a reduced budget, but you are still expected to perform to the same standard and achieve challenging targets.
Utilise the staff you have more effectively by automating processes and cutting down on time-consuming manual tasks. Using an enterprise asset management (EAM) system will yield immediate efficiency gains and cost savings by:
There are also intelligent transport systems (ITS) for light rail and trams that incorporate automatic vehicle monitoring. This reduces the need for manual intervention by recording technical faults or abnormalities as they arise and sending them to the control centre for evaluation.
These systems also function as a central database for your entire operations so that staff only need to enter information once, cutting out duplicate processes and reducing labour costs.
You can also reduce unplanned downtime and lengthen the useful life of your assets by engaging in a preventative maintenance strategy.
Aside from the obvious savings on parts and vehicles, breakdowns or faults can also lead to missed services. This incurs the cost of hiring rail replacement charters and negatively impacts customer experience. Using an asset management software will help you keep everything in a state of good repair to minimise this risk.
Bus, light rail and tram operators can implement proactive management strategies and keep their control centres constantly up to date by incorporating intelligent systems for real-time tracking. Gather precise data and manage your operations more effectively through advanced automatic vehicle location and command centre technology.Read More
Extend the life of your investments. Keep your assets in a state of constant good repair to minimise costs, unplanned maintenance and service disruptions, with the added bonus of lengthening each asset’s lifespan and increasing the efficiency of maintenance works.Read More