Rail Automation

 BY MELISSA BELLConstant change is the new normal. We are seeing tectonic shifts across all industries as digital transformation revolutionises information, customer experience and delivery models.These shifts have started impacting the way rail systems are delivered. We already use digital technology in air transportation, creating...

BY WARREN BURNETT   Digital megatrends are transforming global organisations. Heavy Haul Rail networks are consistently being challenged to improve safety, network reliability and efficiency; all whilst driving down cost and meeting increasing product demand. An ever-growing amount of organisations are turning to innovative technological solutions; ranging...

BY BRETT BREEDON    “I constantly remind our employees to be afraid, to wake up every morning terrified. Not of our competition, but of our customers.”   That advice from Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos to shareholders in 1998 is as true now as it was then. Amazon is widely recognised...

BY BRETT CREEDON   “So, what’s Rail’s single greatest achievement?” A conversation starter cast over a beer at the Grand Central pub, after a tough day on an SAP implementation, gets a bite. A railway veteran who’d started as a “nipper” some 45 years earlier, takes a thoughtful swallow...

In Part 1 of a series, Brett Creedon argues the imperative to rapidly transform is outstripping change management’s ability to deliver.   “It’s the vibe… No, that’s it, it’s the vibe… I rest my case”. With that one-liner, fictional suburban lawyer Dennis Denuto sums up his case in...