How We Do It? - Data-driven rail fleet maintenance, case VR FleetCare and Amazon Web Services

28. November 2019
Watch the video and find out how we have built up the modern data platform around AWS -services. And how data-driven maintenance will, in addition to creating significant cost savings for the rail fleet owners, increase safety and enhance the usability of the rolling stock.

VR FleetCare offers rail fleet maintenance and lifecycle services for sustainable transportation. To be successful in business, we need to employ modern and more efficient fleet maintenance strategies. Digitalizing the traditional maintenance business with digital tools and services is the next step for us and for our customers.

"Predictive maintenance is one of the leading cases in the maintenance world and soon it will be one of the core functions of our business offering. And for that - we need a lot of data, and powerful and scalable data processing tools. Our digital team consisting of Analysts and Data Scientists continuously work in deep collaboration with business and technical experts to enhance our processes."
Peter Guldbrand, VP Sales, VR FleetCare

Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform has been the right solution for us.

 Watch the video and find out how we have built up the modern data platform around AWS -services. And how data-driven maintenance will, in addition to creating significant cost savings for the rail fleet owners, increase safety and enhance the usability of the rolling stock.

Further information: 

Peter Guldbrand, VP Sales, VR FleetCare
Tel: 040 837 3886

Media Contact Information:
VR Group Communications, media desk, Tel +358 (0)307 0123

 

VR FLEETCARE

A multiple-brand rail fleet service-provider, VR FleetCare is a subsidiary of the Finnish railway operator VR Group. We provide our customers with quality railway traffic equipment repair, maintenance and lifecycle services as well as technical fleet expert services in the Nordic and Baltic countries. With an annual turnover of approximately EUR 200 million, VR FleetCare employs more than 1,000 employees.

www.vrfleetcare.com

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