companyWe are Quality Assurance Professionals, Managers, and Inspectors. We have experience in dozens of transportation projects and varied backgrounds in passenger railroad - railcar, locomotive, production, maintenance, and parts procurement. We have worked on Intercity trains, subways, passenger railcar production, maintenance, procurements, as managers and as Quality Assurance representatives. We have participated in Subway car overhaul / mid-life rebuilds / re-powering, and Light rail overhaul and parts procurement.


Our Team
James Morris
Principal

photoJim is a highly professional executive, with solid performance history spanning more than twenty years in technical, quality management and departmental development roles. High impact decision-making and excellent interpersonal skills. System, process, and performance measurement development documenting improved performance.

With over 35 years in procurement, engineering and supplier quality assurance Jim worked in progressively more critical Quality Assurance roles with Amtrak, America’s railroad. Jim retired from Amtrak recently as their Director of Supplier Quality Assurance.


John Frye
Principal

photoJohn is a Quality Assurance professional with over 40 years of railroad experience. He is trained ISO 9000 Lead Auditor, ISO 9001-2008 Transition Auditor, and is trained as a Certified Quality Manager, is a Six-Sigma Green Belt, and is an American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector.

John’s client service includes performing numerous vendor qualification, process and capacity audits of manufacturers, hundreds of source inspections, and has participated in and assisted in numerous First Article Inspections of railcar components and systems

Over the years John has developed deep and broad experience in rail transportation quality control and quality assurance with key vendors. His experience has included staying current with railroad infrastructure technology including CWR, friction modifiers, track signaling, rail/wheel interface, and vehicle defect detection.

Like Jim, John is a highly seasoned professional versed in communicating and collaborating with all levels of clients’, vendors’ and contractors’ staff.


Additional Staff
Associates

With our long history in Quality Assurance, we have many fellow QA people on call for special projects where a team of auditors and or inspectors may be needed.