The UK rail industry needs a growing supply chain to satisfy customer demands today and for many years to come.
This workstream aims to develop and encourage activities and behaviours to increase conﬁdence as well as removing the barriers to growth, allowing the supply chain to reach its potential. This will involve listening to the supply chain and working with client groups to develop actions and initiatives.
In recent months the RSG has consulted with the supply chain through a number of workshop events. More recently, the Group has carried out a cross-industry survey to understand the extent and eﬀect of two signiﬁcant barriers to growth: late payments and product and service substitution.
More work will follow to understand how these issues can be addressed, particularly with the client groups. Work will also continue to develop a better understanding of current procurement practices for the beneﬁt of customers, client groups and the supply chain.
For any questions about the work of this workstream, please get in touch using the details below.
Telephone: 01332 221010
December 6, 2018
Read the details on the Sector Deal between government and the rail industry here. To download as a PDF, please click here: Sector deal download The UK’s railways are critical to our country’s economic success, as they have been since the age of Brunel. The Government is determined to ensure our railways […]
December 5, 2018
The Rail Supply Group (RSG) is pushing Government to commit to the specific needs of the sector through the rail sector deal Having previously explained the role of the Rail Supply Group (RSG) and why it exists as the voice of the UK rail supply chain, this time I want to take the opportunity to […]
October 15, 2018
Working closely with organisations within the supply chain from top tier and OEMs right down to the micro SMEs, not only does the Rail Alliance have the capability to understand business from a grass-roots level, but as a team dedicated to helping the sector, we make it our business to build relationships and bonds with […]