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2017 13 Apr

Supply Chain

Early Contractor Involvement Programme enters new phase

Stage one of our Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) programme was successfully completed in December 2016, with nine companies from our supply chain coming together across seven key workstreams. These groups were tasked with recommending changes in a number of areas to the way the industry works and to identifying savings that could be made to […]

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2017 9 Feb

Supply Chain

Suppliers agree ECI will save money and increase innovation

At a recent conference, global suppliers presented their detailed findings which contributed to the Digital Railway Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) programme report. They stated that by making changes to the way projects are currently initiated, and having a more collaborative approach between supplier, client and other stakeholders will have huge significant benefits for Britain’s rail […]

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2016 7 Dec

Digital Railway Programme Industry Supply Chain

Report from supply industry highlights potential for digital technology cost savings

The Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) programme has published a summary report of its initial work looking at how the rail industry interacts with the supply chain. Their report suggests that revolutionising the way the industry works with the supply chain, could deliver big savings in the cost of digital technology. You can download a copy […]

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2016 22 Jul

Supply Chain

Digital Railway’s Managing Director hosts Supplier Breakfast

At the end of last week David Waboso, Digital Railway’s new Managing Director, hosted an introductory meeting with a range of colleagues in the supply chain. The meeting was an opportunity for the supply chain to discuss with David industry wide topics. There were representatives from 13 different suppliers from a range of organisations; David […]

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2016 22 Jun

Industry Supply Chain

Digital Railway hosts supplier collaboration workshop

On Friday 17th June the Digital Railway Collaboration Working Group met in Euston House. 16 different suppliers were represented from the Digital Railway supply chain. Phil Bennett (Commercial Director Digital Railway) from Digital Railway led the meeting and there were a wide range of topics on the agenda. Phil Bennett gave an update on the […]

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