Swiss Federal Railways give suppliers award 2009 Software House HCon Hannover/Bern SBB. The Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) have the Hanoverian software company HCon, now with the SBB suppliers award 2009 for excellence in the category of computer operating”award. Suissetraffic on group-wide supplier day of SBB on 12 November in the framework of the trade fair for public transport”has HCon’s Managing Director Peter Talke accepted representative for the entire team the prize by SBB CEO Peter Kummer. About 110 representatives of suppliers of the SBB accepted the invitation of the group, to exchange experiences between customers and manufacturers. These SBB awards contracts amounting to 3.8 billion francs (around EUR 2.5 billion), 15 percent to companies outside of Switzerland annually thereof.
HCon INGENIEURGESELLSCHAFT company is one of the 1,000 foreign total 14,500 suppliers in 2008 mbH. Since 1994, HCon ensures that millions of SBB customers daily worldwide Have access to the online timetable. Since 1989, the SBB is one of the customer base of the specialist for solutions around the topic of traffic. Main product is from the House of HCon timetable information HAFAS, which is when many European railways and transport verbuenden international in the usage and is used for timetable information in the Internet, on mobile devices, and print international. Also the online timetable information of the SBB is based on HAFAS. Therefore, HCon deliver a decisive contribution to the operational stability of the Internet application, it says in the explanatory statement for the suppliers award 2009. Positive, continue to HCon was noticed for many years by above-average service and proactive suggestions for improving the SBB customer information.
Decisive criteria for the price in all eight categories were also value for money, quality, punctuality and service. We are very proud of this special award”, says Peter Talke with his five colleagues of the Managing Director. These Recognition for the outstanding achievements of our employees through a particularly demanding customer shows us, that we are with our product development and our service coverage on the right track.” Another winner in the category Informatics is the Swiss ELCA Informatique SA, leader in the fields of software development, system integration and business consulting.