ARM is a consulting company with extensive expertise in metro-railway operation and management.Its team of consultants has vast experience coming from working in the main Brazilian railways and in projects carried out around the world.


A team that is more experienced and prepared than the others, capable of implementing the best practices and management processes. This is evidenced by the history of ARM, born on the railways under the innovative management model with a zero-based budget and consolidated management by guidelines.


ARM Differentials



Working together and in an involved manner, the experts provide full support to customers and operators throughout the project.



Programs that target high ROI rates and development of railway operation management.




Projects done in a short time span delivering quick-wins.


Areas of activity

Energy Efficiency / Fuel Consumption

  • Energy efficiency program – monitoring of integrated actions to ensure reductions in energy consumption.
  • Implementation of Rail Rallies – competition among drivers involving transit time and fuel consumption targets.
  • Assessment and standardization of procedures for roads, locomotives, vehicle driving and operation engineering.

Operational processes

  • Optimization of operational processes in yards and terminals;
  • Restructuring of operations planning and OCC and management of transit time and main flows.
  • Reduction of the average wagon cycle, implementing an integrated asset management.
  • Standardization of operational KPIs, focusing on the interdependence of financial results and operations.
  • Calculation of railway network capacity and bottleneck reduction.

Rolling stock

  • Change projects in the maintenance of locomotives, wagons, vehicles and MEU, with a focus on reliability and availability.
  • Improved planning of maintenance processes.
  • Standardization of the daily maintenance routine in workshops.
  • Audit of maintenance processes.
  • Workshop management.
  • Commissioning of new assets.

Permanent way

  • Change projects in railway maintenance focused on availability and safety.
  • Standardization and prioritization of processes.
  • Implementation of a management model for machinery maintenance.
  • Audit of railway maintenance processes.
  • Technical assessment.


  • Analysis and studies of development and technical-economic feasibility.
  • Business planning with focus on sales, operations, and financial results.
  • Support for bidding processes.

Routine management

  • Implementation of best practices to ensure transparent management, focused on accountability of processes and results.
  • Development of daily process management program.
  • Balanced Scorecard program implemented throughout the company, connecting results from several teams.