Rolling Stock Design, Procurement & Requirement Management Summit (RSP360)

Rolling Stock Design, Procurement & Requirement Management Summit (RSP360)


14 March 2023    
All Day

Event Type

In-Person, On-line & On-Demand Event

Creating Design Processes to Minimise Post-Contract Adjustments, Identifying Flexible Approaches to Ever-Changing IT/OT Standards and Requirements and Strengthening Supplier Collaboration to Meet Sustainability Targets

RSP360, is designed to help Directors of New Fleet Procurement, Commercial, Contract, Design Managers, Heads of Testing & Acceptance and Rolling Stock Engineering Directors implement new strategies to strengthen design processes, embed technology requirements from the start, improve supplier collaboration across the whole process, support sustainability goals and reduce cost and delays for future fleet procurements.

Presenting a one-day hybrid business conference attached to our Smart Fleet Maintenance Summit, 15-16th March 2023, This year’s Rolling Stock Procurement Summit brings together key stakeholders including management and technical experts from train operating companies, train manufacturers, leasing companies, 3rd party suppliers and advisory firms, for collaborative discussions, highlighting lessons learned and valuable experiences from UK, Europe, Asia Pacific on best practices in procuring new Rolling Stock.

You will gain first-hand insights and practical examples including:

  • Insight into the current state of the global rail market, 2023 predictions, potential trends and potential obstacles
  • Why a mindset change in procurement processes will shape the future of new fleets enabling sustainability to become a whole-life cycle approach
  • The need for intricate design processes – including design documents, in-house design catalogues and detailed checklists
  • The growing demand for bespoke fleets as a response to changes in core values and strategic targets
  • How to embed IT/OT strategies into the design phase, ensuring minimal interference post delivery
  • Tackling IT/OT upgrades and integration with existing Rolling Stock- what not to do
  • Best Practice in achieving greater supplier collaboration from the design phase through to fleet delivery
  • Approaches to Sustainability that go beyond ‘green’ and how they are influencing future tenders and requirements