Strategy and Planning

Strategy and Planning

How we can help you

Our Strategy and Planning practice brings our knowledge of the rail domain to broader organisational consultancy and the long-term development of transport networks.

We support clients ranging from governments and industry regulators to operators and product manufacturers, supporting them through every stage of the project lifecycle, from initial scoping through to implementation and evaluation.

Whether preparing an economic impact assessment for an entirely new railway to organisation-wide cyber security progammes, we help senior decision makers clarify their objectives and present their plans to technical and non-technical audiences with a transparency that builds trust among stakeholders.

Multi-discipline expertise

As a member of the Ricardo group, the insight and expertise we offer to our clients goes beyond traditional rail thinking. For example, we can call upon Ricardo engineers and analysts with experience of government environmental policy or of high-efficiency, low-emission technologies from the world of motorsport.

Get a free 1:1 sustainability 'health check'

Get a free 1:1 sustainability 'health check'

Our sustainability experts are offering rail organisations a 'health check' to review current strategies and speed up progress towards their goals.

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We knew Ricardo could perform the review more objectively and competently than any other organisation. Chang-Young Chung, President of KORAIL, 2012
We knew Ricardo could perform the review more objectively and competently than any other organisation.

Who we help

  • Governments and industry bodies: Policy, project and programme prioritisation; preparation of statutory (and non-statutory) plans.
  • Local authorities: Stakeholder engagement and public consultation support; economic and environmental impact assessments.
  • Rail operators: Supplier qualification; procurement and tender support; data analysis; organisational restructuring.
  • Industry regulators: Horizon-scanning; risk identification; scenario analysis.
  • Product manufacturers: Production and logistics efficiency; change management; technology market reviews.
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Ricardo put extraordinary effort into meeting deadlines and deliverables
Ricardo Strategic Consulting

Ricardo Strategic Consulting

A management consultancy dedicated to serving the automotive, transportation and mobility industries, Ricardo Strategic Consulting will help your organisation prepare for a wide range of operational challenges. 

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