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Performance and cost – that is what it boils down to. In all contexts and projects where Systecon and Opus Suite are involved, the common denominator is the drive to increase cost effectiveness. This is usually the case for a fleet of systems, for example, fighter jets, naval ships, rail vehicles or wind turbines. We provide our clients with expertise, know-how and the world’s most competent LCM analytics platform, making it possible to optimize the technical design, operations and support solution, so that availability, sustainability and flexibility can be achieved at the lowest possible cost.
Cost effectiveness is key for any organization that operates, produces or maintains advanced technical systems. In every industry and scenario, there are differences in how this is defined and monitored. For rail transports, this may involve balancing the requirements for punctuality and regularity against total costs. In the energy sector, it may involve minimizing disturbances to production while ensuring required margins are kept. In the defense industry, the focus may be on maximizing readiness and availability at an affordable total cost of ownership.
Opus Suite – Life Cycle Management Software for Complex Technical Systems.
The world leading software to help predict and assess the impact of your decisions on performance and cost, during the system’s entire life cycle.
Railway systems are characterized by large, long term investments and fast paced operational environments.
Whether it’s mass transit or freight, rail transport relies heavily on successful operations. Needless to say is punctuality critical in a system where everything from train paths to dwell times at platforms, is carefully planned with the operation of the total network in mind. Being on time is a vital part of the service quality, and lack of punctuality can be costly, not only for the customers and the operator, but also for the other operators sharing the railway infrastructure.
What does it take to be on time, and how can it be achieved with cost efficiency?
It takes reliability and availability in rolling stock, infrastructure and supporting systems, a great deal of planning, and cost awareness and control. Having the proper tools and methods in place to balance the RAM (Reliability Availability Maintainability) properties of your fleet and its support system against Life Cycle Cost (LCC) is key for long term success.