Mumbai, May 09 (PW News): HCL Axon, the enterprise application service division of HCL Technologies, introduces iMRO solution for the rail industry. The newly launched solution when used together with the SAP Enterprise Asset Management (SAP EAM) augments operations for the rail industry and offers integrated lifecycle management services for linear assets, rolling stock and road vehicles.
iMRO, a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) solution endorsed by SAP AG, was earlier used by organizations to maintain complex, expensive and regulated assets in the travel, transportation, high-tech, energy, aerospace and defence industries.
The latest solution developed for the rail industry is expected to improve productivity and planner visibility, by reducing variations encountered between planning and rail operations. It further allows utilization of higher assets for large and small railways, manufacturers and third-party MRO providers. The product further ensures reduction in implementation time, risks, cost of support and cost of custom development.
The product encompassing the company’s Ready-For-Rail Framework, accelerates rail process models, benefits dependency maps, rail-asset cost models, user guides and rail-specific dashboards for sppeding deployments and increases the value of such investments in SAP solutions.
Commenting on the company’s recent initiative, Todd Crandall, Executive Vice President & Global Head of Asset Intensive Industries, HCL AXON, says, ““We are delighted to be cooperating further with SAP to optimize global rail asset management processes. The evolving co-innovation with HCL AXON‟s iMRO since 2008 for aerospace and airlines and now the rail industry emphasizes the longer-term commitment from HCL AXON and SAP.”
PW News Bureau