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It’s not rocket science…it’s space engineering!

It’s not rocket science…it’s space engineering!



Storage, lifting, testing and transportation are operational challenges faced across the rail industry every day. Quite often the most simple solution can have the greatest impact – but in order for these solutions to be effective, specialist expertise and resource is required....



Unipart Rail and Freightliner win FTA Award

Unipart Rail and Freightliner win FTA Award

Most Innovative Company of the Year awarded to SmartServe depot in Crewe


Tags: Collaborative Working Customer Engagement Depot Stores Management Value - Innovation Innovative Solutions Supply Chain Management


On the 13th of December Unipart Rail and Freightliner won the Most Innovative Company of the Year at the FTA Awards for the SmartServe solution provided at the Freightliner depot in Crewe.

The Freight Transport Association is an organisation that brings together leaders from across the supply ch...



Unipart Rail wins Rail Freight Innovation Award

Unipart Rail wins Rail Freight Innovation Award

Innovation and Technical Development Award won in combination with Freightliner.


Tags: Collaborative Working Continuous Improvement Customer Engagement Depot Stores Management Improved Performance Innovative Solutions Productivity Reduced Cost Supply Chain Management Traction and Rolling Stock


Unipart Rail has won the Innovation and Technical Development Award at the 2017 Rail Freight Group annual awards in combination with Freightliner.

The Award is for the creation of the new depot stores facility in Crewe based on a completely new operational model, called SmartServe, which in the...



Materials traceability – from OEM through to fitting

Materials traceability – from OEM through to fitting

Key Fasteners launches new service for LUR


Tags: Bogie Overhaul Collaborative Working Depot Stores Management Innovative Solutions Manufacturing PBU


Safety issues continue to be of paramount importance, and at Unipart Rail this focus continues right to the lineside to give complete confidence that only the right materials are being fitted, and that they can be traced back through the supply chain – most recently with the acquisition of Key Faste...



Unipart Rail gain significant logistics support contract with American Transport Authority

Unipart Rail gain significant logistics support contract with American Transport Authority

Unipart Rail have been appointed as the Lean Consultancy partner by MANCON


Tags: Business News Depot Stores Management Lean North America Supply Chain Management


Unipart Rail have been appointed as the Lean Consultancy partner by MANCON, based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. Likewise, MANCON have been selected by the Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority (MBTA) in Boston to support the management of its spare parts warehouses and depot stores for the regio...



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