We provide cloud data solutions for the railway industry covering overhaul, arising work, equipment management and maintenance. Our data collection forms have built-in competence management which means only qualified people can complete tasks so that trains are safe and  reliable. All data is readily available in reports, we even produce Gantt charts to monitor improvements in a process. Our technology creates custom applications but requires no IT specialists skills. Our clients are Eversholt, Hitachi, Siemens, Bombardier, Wabtec and Brush Traction and, as we extend down their supply lines over the internet, we have a very broach reach in the railway industry. We are expert partners for our clients adapting off the shelf solutions so that the railway industry solves problems more efficiently and effectively.

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  • The Simple Bolt is Surprisingly Complex

    Tags: BoltExpert

    Close to 100% of railway depot staff have found a bolt that is inexplicably loose or missing altogether yet few engineer have enough bolting knowledge to suggest corrective actions with confidence.  All Hitachi depot workers attend our “Appreciation of Bolting” training. They are in closest contact … more

  • How to Avoid Derailment

    Tags: Railway Vehicle Levelling and Balancing

    It comes as no surprise that an unloaded vehicle derails easily as derailment is driven by lateral curving loads that drive the wheel up and over the rail against the vertical load pushing the wheels onto the track. Viewing the Crash in Santiago de Compostela in Spain 2013 it is clear that the … more

  • Our Unique Selling Point

    Tags: Rapid Application Development

    Uniquely we use Excel as an app development tool because everybody has a copy and everybody can use it. You can set out your app in Excel exactly as you want your users to see it. You can fully test your app in Excel to ensure that everything is working in all circumstances. When you pass your … more

  • Getting Started with ExcelWraps

    Tags: Rapid Application Development, Competence

    Your Subdomain and Users - The first thing to realise is that Wraps are accessed through your own ExcelWraps subdomain. You’ll become administrator of your subdomain and set up your users with at least one ‘role’. For example Unipart roles link to their competence management system (Production … more

  • RIP Paperwork

    Tags: Wrap Creator, Rapid Application Development, Competence, Document Management

    ExcelWraps replaces all paper records at Unipart

    A quantum leap for the Hitachi 395 bogie overhaul as paper is superseded by Wraps. Now information is immediately available through the cloud and shared across Unipart, with its clients and its subcontractors. Bogie overhaul consists of 20 main … more

How to get started

Watch our videos - a 15 minute demo to see what you can achieve with Wraps; a further 15 minutes to create your own wraps; 20 minutes to learn how to run your wrapsite. In less than an hour you are ready to get started by downloading our free XLW addin for Excel for Windows (2007 or later) following our online help and video tutorials. We'll install your test wraps on our Trial Site and create a private workgroup to try it out amongst a few test users. We will even invite you to a user group meeting where you can talk directly to our other clients. More...

Startup WrapSite

A shared ExcelWraps web site on a shared server. The shared site has fixed user roles (User, Operative, Supervisor, Manager, Client and Supplier) and is administered by the ExcelWraps team. It brings all the benefits of wraps immediately avoiding any site setup issues. More...

Business WrapSite (Over 50 Users)

Your own ExcelWraps web site on a shared server. Enjoy administrator control of your ExcelWraps web site with full control of the site content management system and full control of site users (user role configuration and access controls). Data is gathered in on your site-wide MS SQL database fully integrated with our MyWraps reporting system. More...

Corporate WrapSites (Over 500 Users)

Many ExcelWraps web sites on dedicated servers. Enjoy the cost benefits of aggregating user count over all your ExcelWraps web sites. Customisable high performance servers are dedicated to your users alone. Our Corporate assurance package covers server inheritance guarantee and source code escrow provision. More...