Topic : parts inventory

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Alstom, San Francisco Muni extend train services partnership

Rail| December 4, 2018

Will continue to provide Vendor Managed Inventory services to manage and supply parts for the agency's rail fleet.

Dubai RTA begins using 3D printer to create parts for rail system

Rail| October 4, 2016

The technology would enable RTA to keep the Dubai metro assets in service longer while driving down the cost of parts and in turn passing this saving back to the customer, the agency reported.

Bus| August 15, 2016

Davey Coach purchases entire stock of ABC parts for Ameritrans

After 18 years, Ameritrans Bus closed its doors Ameritrans manufactured and distributed a variety of small and mid-size transport vehicles from its state-of-the-art 40,000 square-foot facility in Elkhart, Ind.

Bus| April 19, 2016

Haldex launches Midland value line brand in North America

Midland products today include actuators, air tanks, air coils and air tubes as well as electrical coils, clutch, fittings, glad-hands and water pumps.

Management & Operations| April 17, 2013

Innovative Operator Profile: Running Leaner Through Downsizing

St. Louis, Mo.-based Mid American Coaches has seen a lot in its more than four decades in business. The company, which began as a six-bus transit line and occasional charter in 1927, has grown into a successful 23-vehicle charter service and tour operation.
Accessibility| September 4, 2012

Neopart parts consolidation pilot project honored

The "Vendor Managed Inventory" model reduces administration costs, uses economies of scale to save participating municipalities money, increases efficiency and reduces the supply chain's carbon footprint, according to the participating transits.
Bus| June 15, 2012

Vendor Managed Inventory: Benefits of a Transit Supply Chain Network Realized

Working with a partner with similar goals and interests has been a rewarding experience for the eight transit system members of the VMI partnership, with parts price savings averaging around 15% to date. Part 3 of 3 in a series.
Bus| February 23, 2012

Inventory Management: How Stock-Out Risks Drive Inefficient Transit Parts Programs

Overstocking to ensure rush hour demands are met leads to higher upfront overhead costs and increases obsolete inventory when fleets are retired.

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