Montreal Metro selects TFD Group’s VMetric software to optimize the inventory on their $1.2 Billion
Monterey, CA - Following an independent analysis of all available methods of spares calculation methods Montreal Metro held a competitive tender in June 2007. They selected TFD Groups V-METRIC software to optimize the inventory on their $1.2 Billion replacement of their MR-63 metro fleet. A contract for the acquisition of TFD Groups V-METRIC capability (including training and on-site consultancy support) was issued in August 2007 and work on optimizing Inventory for Montreal Metro's new trains is due to commence before the end of 2007.
V-METRIC is already in use with the French national railway Inventory (the SNCF) and has been used extensively in commercial air transport, space and military aerospace organizations. Montreal Metro savings are expected to provide a Return on Investments of many tens of thousand percent over the cost of acquiring V-METRIC.
In May 2006, the Quebec Government announced the negotiation of a $1.2 Billion contract with Bombardier to replace their existing Canadian Vickers MR-63 metro fleet at the Montreal Metro the Soci