Re-Engineering Project Saves Millions of €s

Darban, Emma; Lewis, Duncan
January 2002
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p33
Trade Publication
The GPU Power UK is a company that keeps the Midlands connected to the electricity network. The company controls the electricity flow to 2.3 million distribution customers throughout the region of the West Midlands. With electricity as a necessary part of everyday life, keeping the power flowing is crucial to customer service. This includes repairs of faults, which could be caused by natural circumstances such as severe weather, or by third-party damage. Fault repairs could be required anytime.


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