VR FleetCare updates its growth strategy - Component services as one focus area in the future
17. February 2021 News and press releases
Growth targets in the new area of business is enhanced by market analyses, according to which the maintenance and repairing services of components hold identifiable potential in both neighboring areas as well as in other rail equipment, such as trams and metros. In the near future, the business is supposed to invest in canvassing and surveying new business opportunities. Anders Karlsson has been appointed to lead the business.
The VR FleetCare Component service performs maintenance work on electric, power electronics and mechanical components. At the moment, approximately 200 professionals in the business unit repairs over 2,000 individual component items in a year.
Responsible and data driven component service
The Finnish maintenance company has for decades developed solutions for prolonging the lifecycle of components. Regarding spare parts and components, VR FleetCare focuses on sustainable development and environmental responsibility.
The strategic objective of VR FleetCare is to develop and increase smart and data driven maintenance, and this will have a great impact on the component maintenance in the future. The rolling stock components usually have expensive lifecycle costs. The aim of smart and data driven maintenance is to improve the reliability of the components as well as improve the lifecycle costs.
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