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Ventyx

Transit Solutions

Assets always on the move.

City Transit

Ventyx understands the critical nature of the transit business, especially when hundreds of thousands of customers rely on transit assets to get where they’re going safely.

Transit infrastructure spans a broad spectrum of asset types. They are, by definition, constantly on the move. Then add hundreds of thousands – or even millions – of customers who rely on these assets to safely and efficiently ensure that they get where they are going and back. An asset management system that incorporates transit best practices is of paramount importance.

Transit assets comprise many different types of assets, from fixed assets and equipment, to buses, light rail, heavy rail and ferry boat assets. Being able to manage a wide variety of industry requirements is critical to the success of transit organizations. The ability to effectively manage fixed assets, linear/continuous assets, and rolling stock has a major effect on safety, risk mitigation, and workforce productivity.

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Transit Industry Challenges

Ventyx can help transit organizations address the following challenges:

  • Enhancing the transit customer’s experience - Ensuring customers find clean, comfortable, and safe transportation options within the system and keeping customers informed about delays or issues that might impact their commute.
  • Enabling all personnel to identify potential safety and risk mitigation issues - Ensuring workforce safety and maximizing production effectiveness by reducing risk are among the greatest challenges faced by transit organizations.
  • Managing a mix of commuter rail, light rail, bus and ferry assets - This includes identifying, scheduling, and completing work on assets that are not always in a fixed location.
  • Managing linear/continuous assets as well as identifying the location of assets at any given time - Many transit organizations manage data about key linear asset features in standalone GIS systems, lacking a way to integrate GPS and GIS inputs with their asset and work management systems.
  • Strategic market analysis and planning - Keeping an eye on major market developments and trends requires an inordinate amount of internal resources that may not have the bandwidth to stay abreast of the market in a rigorous manner.

Transit Solutions

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:

  • Improving asset and resource utilization
  • Improving equipment readiness
  • Increasing safety and mitigated risk
  • Reducing asset lifecycle costs
  • Ensuring supply chain availability and visibility
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.

  • Improving quality, consistency and efficiency of asset-based work
  • Reducing workforce fatigue and improving workforce safety
  • Increasing asset productivity and asset availability
  • Facilitating compliance with asset strategies established and managed in EAM systems
  • Reducing cost of asset maintenance and workforce deployment
  • Providing governance over work processes in the field
  • Improving visibility of assets and workforce
  • Standardizing or policies and processes in the field and across the organization
Parts Management

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:

  • Reducing asset down-time by increasing maintenance team efficiency
  • Reducing working capital tied up in inventory
  • Improving the effective management of stock
  • Enabling all parts and service information to be found quickly and easily
  • Providing accurate catalog descriptions and classifications
Asset-Intensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Essential 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 bulk mining companies.

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:

  • Improving management of human resources and skilled labor
  • More rigorous control of data collection for financial and managerial reporting
  • More effective corporate governance and better transparency
  • A more efficient supply chain that frees up capital tied up in inventory
  • Improving availability of assets and reduced stock-outs of critical items
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:

  • Prepackaged dashboards for high value KPIs such as asset health, work management, operations management, smart grid, and financials
  • More timely and accurate reporting on the KPIs which matter most – working alongside your existing corporate BI strategy
  • Improving decision making by capturing and aggregating the rich data held within software systems across the enterprise
  • Better allocation of finite funding to generate the greatest return on investment
  • Make costs and opportunities more accurate and visible throughout the organization, from line managers to executives
  • Improving productivity and asset reliability by establishing baselines and best practices