With passenger numbers across UK rail networks still significantly below pre-pandemic levels, some bold changes are urgently required to increase usage of services and restore revenues.
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In April the Department for Transport set out its intentions for decarbonising UK transport. However, with Government’s much-needed rail electrification programme on hold, what needs to be done to reach this ambitious goal?
Phil Bulman provides insight into the latest thinking on track and train arrangements and improving financial sustainability in the UK rail sector.
Some massive changes have affected Britain’s rail network since the Government introduced Emergency Measures Agreements (EMA). Based on analysis of ORR and passenger revenue data, these EMAs are likely to be unsustainable. But what will replace them?
Many dealerships and independent service centres were finding it hard to make a profit long before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Now, as the post-lockdown pipeline starts to refill, there is still time to do things differently.
Vendigital commissioned a survey of over 2000 UK adults, to assess the current state of newspaper demand. When the survey results are combined with our data analysis we can map the newspaper retail market against 5 key factors.
The Government’s Bus Open Data Service promises to create a ‘golden age’ for bus passengers. However, to optimise value from the project a fresh approach will be essential.
Onshoring could prove a rewarding post-pandemic recovery strategy for many UK-based OEMs, but are they ready to take advantage of this value-driving opportunity?
The rail industry continues to face number of challenges which have impacted on how providers operate and make a profit. We’ve created a simple to use tool that helps the rail industry understand the financial impact and the level of capacity trains will need to reach before a profit can be made.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a cataclysmic effect across all sectors, forcing manufacturers to react quickly to continue to meet market demand. In the first of a series
Vendigital has hired an industry-leading, ‘Big Four’ consultant, Nick Harrison, to drive growth and further strengthen its leadership team. Nick’s arrival follows other strategic appointments announced in recent weeks.
Vendigital has hired three industry-leading consultants to drive forward its’ growth plans and further strengthen its’ leadership team. Their appointment brings additional impetus to Vendigital’s ongoing expansion.
In this infographic, cost and value engineering specialist, Alan March shares his insights into steps businesses can take to utilise cost and value engineering best practice during challenging times – and how it can help in the future.
The 2020s may come to be looked back on in the broadcast media sector as the ‘pandemic decade;’ in which everything was redefined because of Covid-19 and its aftermath. Here we will explore what the impact will be, and how different players in the market will be affected.
Vehicle manufacturers and Tier 1 and 2 component manufacturers should avoid severing relationships with businesses further down their supply chains and look for ways to support them on the way to recovery. Doing so could give them a competitive advantage as the pandemic starts to subside.
The manufacturing sector’s adoption of robotics is on the rise. However, when faced with a wide range of collaborative automation technologies, how do businesses know which to choose and how can they optimise value from their investment?
While the concept of ‘split ticketing’ is nothing new, the recent launch of Trainline’s ‘SplitSave’ ticketing tool could allow many more passengers to cut costs on rail journeys by finding them clever combinations of tickets. Phil Bulman examines the future of rail ticket pricing in Britain.
Re-making, re-engineering, and transformation are all terms the auto retail sector was discussing before the crisis. The corona virus is offering a real opportunity to turn this rhetoric into reality. If there was ever a moment “not to waste a crisis”, it is now.
Vendigitial provided supply chain management expertise to Envisage Group, as they answered the Government’s call to assist in the production of more ventilators to support the urgent needs of the NHS during the Covid-19 crisis.
Northern Rail’s nationalisation is yet another reminder that the industry’s franchise model is flawed. In order to deliver the service and improvements needed, longer-term thinking and improved collaboration between key stakeholders are urgently required.
With the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic impacting global supply chains, concerns are growing that some automotive OEMs could be forced to switch components or find alternative sources of supply.
In an era calling for latency-sensitive applications, where the emergence of edge computing, 5G and AI powered analytics are ushering in the possibility of real-time solutions, companies are looking for the most efficient ways to make use of data.
Coronovirus and its sudden impact on the Chinese economy might be occupying the news headlines, but there are broader changes afoot over the longer term.
Vendigital awarded 8 medals in the 2020 FT & Statista Leading UK Management Consultants special report
For the third year in a row, the company has been recognised in this special report across eight key categories, achieving four silver medals.
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