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Public procurement of railway infrastructuremaintenance: a literature review
Luleå tekniska universitet, Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle, Industriell Ekonomi.
Luleå tekniska universitet, Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle, Industriell Ekonomi.ORCID-id: 0000-0003-3911-8009
Luleå tekniska universitet, Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle, Innovation och Design.ORCID-id: 0000-0002-1746-2637
Luleå tekniska universitet, Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle, Industriell Ekonomi.ORCID-id: 0000-0002-6479-9101
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2017 (engelsk)Konferansepaper, Publicerat paper (Fagfellevurdert)
Abstract [en]

The maintenance of railway infrastructure has in several instances been changed from government-based to being based on public procurement, with varying degrees of flexibility for the contractor to design their maintenance work. The purpose of-giving contractors a larger freedom of choice of how to perform maintenance is to stimulate them to innovate and develop their maintenance processes. Since the contracts differ in between and there are changes in government policies over time that affects both existing and new contracts, a comparison between different contracts becomes challenging. A literature review has been conducted to understand the change in procurement strategy and how to encourage contractors to innovate. The research questions include: What procurement strategies are there? How is maintenance evaluated? How does procurement affect the innovation opportunities for entrepreneurs?

The literature review focuses on railway maintenance and contract design between client and contractor. In total, 17 articles matched the search criteria and were selected for the review. To have successful maintenance service, five articles suggested partnering as a strategy with common goals in combination with good communication during the entirety of the contract. When selecting incentive plan, four articles mentions that a focus on performance-based incentives in combination with riskmanagement is better rather than actual payment schemes. The reason being that payment is often themain cause of conflicts between client and contractor. The scientific literature suggests that improvement in incentives improves quality of maintenance, decreases delays and technical failures. The conclusion from the literature review is that partnering in railway maintenance is considered successful. With accurate knowledge about railway assets the incentive plan becomes accurate which reduces costs.

The literature review is a part of a research project with an overall goal to develop a model to guide the selection of appropriate type of procurement strategy, contract and control of maintenance for a moresustainable railway system.

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2017. s. 10-21
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Procurement, Maintenance, Railway infrastructure, Contract, Payment
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Kvalitetsteknik; Entreprenörskap och innovation
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-66890OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-66890DiVA, id: diva2:1162339
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9th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization, Gothenburg, June 13-14, 2017
Tilgjengelig fra: 2017-12-04 Laget: 2017-12-04 Sist oppdatert: 2018-03-16bibliografisk kontrollert

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