Manage crews. Reduce incidents.
Simplify payments.

There’s a better way to manage contract labor and equipment in the rail industry.

The Challenge
Rail asset availability is a complex, resource-intensive business.

Rail companies manage large volumes of workers doing activity-based or crew-based work – many of them remote. Ensuring proper training, licensing, and Health/Life & Safety compliance is no simple feat. Companies must also follow complex pricing structures, and properly address taxation based on location.

Add to this the need to source new skills given the digital revolution in rail with innovations such as driver-less trains, virtual ticketing agents, and ticket-less travel. It’s a lot to manage.

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SAP Fieldglass helps rail companies get work done simply and more effectively

SAP Fieldglass’ intuitive, easy to use solution streamlines, automates, and simplifies how rail enterprises engage and manage contractors and services providers.

Cut costs

Reduce costs with visibility to spend and complex contracts


Ensure supplier compliance with licenses, insurance, Health/Life & Safety


Handle crew-based and/or activity-based billing, and concurrent projects


Enable mobile time entry and expense tracking for remote workers

Real time

Match and approve invoices against complex contracts – in real time


Analyze total supplier spend to inform price comparisons, contract renegotiations, and audits

Contingent Workforce Management

Why is SAP Fieldglass a great partner for you?
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Rail industry expertise

SAP Fieldglass understands the rail industry and has significant category management expertise within rail. The majority of the top 50 global rail cargo companies run their businesses on SAP.

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Cloud-based solution enables easy integrations

Our platform is flexible, and designed to integrate with any third-party solution. We have pre-built integrations with major enterprise solutions.

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Localization capabilities

SAP Fieldglass has rich localization capabilities, reflecting our understanding of labor laws, regulations, candidate privacy, rate requirements and taxation.

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Committed and experienced account services

Customer-centricity is one of our hallmarks. We have long-term relationships with our customers, and they become part of our active customer community.

Learn more

Take a look at these additional resources to learn how SAP Fieldglass can add value for rail companies like yours.

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Video Spotlight: Rail

The rail industry is complex and resource-intensive. Watch how SAP Fieldglass is redefining how work gets done in rail.

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Industry Spotlight: Rail

Discover more about how you can better source and manage your external labor and services providers.