Transportation asset management: quality-related accounting, measurements and use in road management’s processes

Today there are shortcomings in monitoring, control, analyses, learning and reporting of the results of activities and operations in the road management processes. The starting point for different applications of the model are taken from experience of the sub-processes in practical road management, independent analyses of activities, operations and results, presence at directors’ meetings (in an independent co-opted capacity) and literature reviews. The information makes it possible to consider and stipulate requirements regarding the development of components’ accumulated life cycle costs in procurements. Contractors will have a natural focus on increased productivity and cost increases in projects should be smaller. The model makes the long term planning process more efficient and shortens lead times. Prices, costs, accumulated life cycle costs and various types of deviations can be analysed continuously to achieve systematic learning from good examples and failures. In the project follow-up, deviations are automatically divided within the system into causes dependent on time, quantity, and unit price. Control and monitoring with analyses and learning can be made more effective through automatic monitoring against control limits. The concept of quality-related accounting of road capital should be a part of the international discussion around models for transportation asset management (TAM).


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  • Pagination: 208p
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    • Issue Number: 92

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  • Accession Number: 01382124
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 22 2012 1:01PM