Keeping your assets on track.
Ventyx understands that to keep people and freight moving, it’s critical to carefully manage public and private long haul and light rail infrastructure and rolling stock.
Not only are rail organizations concerned about the uptime of rolling stock and light rail cars, but also with the tracks themselves. Derailed trains and poor on-time performance caused by inefficient maintenance practices can have significant negative impact both in terms of reputation and cost. Reporting on safety and maintenance work procedures ensures compliance with evolving government regulations.
Rail Industry Challenges
Ventyx can help rail organizations address the following challenges:
- Ensuring uptime to improve customer satisfaction - When relied upon each day to take thousands of passengers to their destinations or to freight key commodities, it is critical to ensure the 24x7 availability of assets.
- Managing geographically dispersed assets and workforces - Rail organizations must collect, visualize, analyze and act on comprehensive, up-to-date information about all their geographically dispersed discrete and linear assets.
- Adhering to federal, state and local safety and regulatory requirements - The ability to meet cost, reliability and safety regulations for linear and related discrete assets must not be compromised by any lack of data integration across various departments and IT systems.
|Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)|
Maximize the performance of your physical assets over their entire lifecycle, ensuring asset availability and reliability while reducing operational costs and risk.
Ventyx Enterprise Asset Management solutions provide a full, clear view of an organization’s asset infrastructure and the workforce maintaining it. Our capabilities extend beyond traditional production assets. With Ventyx, you can manage multiple asset types and still have one clear view of the entire asset infrastructure. Key benefits include:
|Mobile Work Management – Asset Service|
Improve workforce safety and productivity by delivering critical information to the technicians when they need it to make better informed decisions. Improve governance and reporting by capturing data at the point-of-performance, eliminating time-consuming paperwork and double data entry.
Asset intensive organizations service and operate their assets in the field, where they live. This workforce is often distributed across vast distances, or in remote and dangerous locations, and exposed to volatile conditions. Ventyx solutions provide unique mobile business applications that take asset management and business processes to the work site to automate processes and to safely and efficiently perform inspections, maintenance and repairs.
Identify the optimal holdings of every stock item by analyzing its usage patterns and criticality with our intelligent, predictive software solutions. Or use our intuitive, graphical parts catalog to help you always find the right part, right away.
Understanding parts management and inventory optimization plays an important role in an organization’s success – particularly in relation to mission-critical assets. The challenge is how to best balance inventory levels. Ventyx Parts Management is the most effective way to reduce inventory while protecting against the risk of stock-outs. Key benefits include:
|Asset-Intensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)|
Asset intensive industries managing skilled workforces in remote and dangerous locations and capital-intensive commercial operations require specialist Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions focused on the unique challenges faced by asset intensive industries.
Asset intensive industries tend to focus more on the complex plants and equipment they use than the products they produce. Any interruption due to plant or equipment failure can result in lost production that may be unrecoverable. The enterprise asset management components of the ERP software are as important as material requirement planning components for a manufacturing organization. Asset-intensive ERP has been specifically designed to maximize asset productivity and help prevent equipment failure that can lead to lost revenue and safety and environmental risks. Key benefits include:
|Business Intelligence & Analytics|
Make better decisions by capturing and aggregating the rich data held within software systems across your enterprise with pre-packaged analytical tools built on the KPIs which matter most.
To improve strategic and tactical decision making, management need greater insight and visibility of all aspects of the operation – from the effectiveness of its staff to the performance of its plants and equipment. Ventyx Business Intelligence captures and aggregates rich data held across disparate software systems. Easily tailored for individual users or user groups, Ventyx Business Intelligence compiles the industry's best business practices into pre-packaged solutions to enable companies to more effectively monitor and manage their distributed assets on a real time, near-real time, and event-driven basis. Key benefits include:
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For more than 150 years, BNSF Railway has been quietly delivering cars, coal, clothing, games, and nearly anything else found in homes and businesses. Through contemporary, world-class people, processes, and technology like Ventyx's, BNSF Railway provides an easy, relevant choice for all types of shippers in a wide variety of locations.
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Public Infrastructure Resources
Everything you need to become an expert in your industry.
- 5 Key Requirements for Effective Linear Asset Management...and Why Your ERP System is Just Not Cutting It (Expert Series)
- Top 5 Challenges in Parts Inventory Management (Expert Series)
- Field Automation Best Practices for Rail Companies (Interactive Tool)
- Managing Linear Assets with Ventyx Ellipse (Whitepaper)
- The Path to IFRS Compliance (Whitepaper)