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The regional newspaper HNA published an article titeled "Frauenpower für Bahnberater" with regard to Ms. Christiane Brunn joining SMC as a Managing Director (February 2018) >>


Jens-Erik Galdiks, Head of Fleet Technical Services at SBB Cargo AG: "With dedicated technical alterations we invest into safety and efficiency of our passenger and freight traffic locomotives. SMC’s homologation specialists design tailored processes and integrate their valuable experience in handling EU’s dynamic-complex homologation and safety rules into requirements analysis, choice of strategy and optimal safety proofs. We especially appreciate SMC’s methodic knowledge transfer regarding CSM Risk Assessment issues as well as their consultants’ ability to identify and promote mutual benefits for all parties involved while upgrading locos. (March 2015)" >>

Welcome to the railway specialists of Schlummer Management Consulting!

Schlummer Management Consulting (SMC) provides consultancy services primarely for railway undertakings. Since its foundation in 2008, SMC has successfully guided its customers through more than one hundred technically challenging rolling stock projects. It delivers both strategic and operational solutions.

Drawing on its many years proven international experience, SMC acts confidently and independently at the interface between the rail industry and railway undertakings. Projects requiring ambitious technical realisation, innovative schemes and/or ventures of strategic significance are the cornerstone of our success. SMC’s consulting service spectrum spans initial conceptual ideas about new rail vehicles through to supporting the modernisation of existing locomotive classes. We consider ourselves to be a trigger and intermediary between the rail industry’s technical capabilities and the user’s practical needs. SMC systematically supports exploiting the full technical and operating potential of rolling stock. SMC facilitates the digital transformation.

SMC assigns highly qualified experts to its customers’ projects. Indeed our customers tell us that they truly benefit from the knowledge and expertise that our consultants demonstrate: Excellence in railway technology. As an independent consultancy, our customers benefit from individual matter of fact assessments, ideas from a new perspective, a direct approach, unique solutions and effective results.

The already twenty SMC engineers are true experts in their fields. They demonstrate outstanding character and vast experience. Through our diversified intelligent network we can match specialists to the individual requirements of a certain project.

Get in touch to learn more about expert rail technology consulting services.

SMC is a member of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB).

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