How Deutsche Bahn is managing project success through effective procurement strategies

The rail industry is booming in Asia with rail projects as well as up and coming suppliers and partners capable of providing the latest technologies and components to build and operate railway of the future. This represents in important opportunity for rail procurement officers to improve their procurement strategies to improve project success, but the most important question is how?

At Asia Pacific Rail that took place this March, Michael Boback, Head of International Procurement Office Asia, Deutsche Bahn AG, Hong Kong, addressed this question with his keynote presentation, On the way to World Class Procurement, How Deutsche Bahn is managing project success through effective procurement strategies:

  • Best Practices: How are business units being supplied with materials, capital goods and services –
    economically, on time and with the right quality – to ensure and, in so doing, ensure DB’s innovative capability and sustainable market success?
  • Going international: What are the key component being sourced in Asia?
  • Supplier Management: What are expectations and requirements of being a trusted supplier?

Download the full presentation here

Asia Pacific Rail 2017 will be organised from 21-22 March 2017 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, once again bringing the latest updates and development disrupting the APAC’s rail industry. More more updates and information, visit

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