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Deutsche Bahn’s Simon Daum on digital innovation

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s state-owned national operator and one of the biggest transport companies in Europe. Simon is currently leading the digital agenda of the group looking at digital strategies and transformation of the businesses. He was recently in Singapore and we caught up with him for a short chat to learn more about the digital initiatives launched by Deutsche …

Michael Boback, Deutsche Bahn

Asia Pacific Rail 2016 Event highlights: 10 minutes with Michael Boback, Deutsche Bahn

At Asia Pacific Rail in March this year, in Hong Kong, Michael Boback, Head of Deutsche Bahn’s International Procurement Office Asia shared “How Deutsche Bahn is managing project success through effective procurement” in his closing keynote session on day one. With the International Procurement office now based in Shanghai, we spoke to Michael about the challenges and future plans Deutsche Bahn’s …

How Deutsche Bahn is managing project success through effective procurement strategies

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? …

Michael Boback, Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn has €10 billion to spend annually – can you help?

With 10 billion euros to be invested annually in the next five years, on upgrading its network and rolling stocks, Deutsche Bahn has established its International Procurement Office Asia  (IPO) based in Shanghai, China in search of new Asian suppliers to work with. Its head, Michael Boback will be joining us at Asia Pacific Rail in Hong Kong this March, to offer his …