Preparing clients for the future’s competitive challenges, today.

CAVOK provides strategic and operational consulting and technical services to private and state-owned freight railroads, passenger railroads and transit systems worldwide. Our areas of expertise include: safety programs, compliance, quality, operations, maintenance operations, maintenance programs and inventory management.  We support clients with implementations, assessments, operational improvements, organizational transformations and project management.

Our team members are leading experts on rail (rolling stock, rail control systems, rail equipment sub-systems, etc.), infrastructure management, and shop optimization, with extensive experience across both major freight and passenger markets providing pragmatic insight and solutions.  Additionally, we regularly draw on best practices from our company’s aviation expertise to enhance our client impact.

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In the News

  • CAVOK Senior VP & General Manager David Marcontell receives the 2018 Nuts & Bolts Award. Read More

  • CAVOK Senior VP & General Manager David Marcontell says a sustainable MRO aftermarket may be in jeopardy. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Steve Douglas says a U.S. mechanic crunch due in early 2020s. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Tom Cooper says growing MRO demand will come with labor challenges. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Robbie Bourke says next-generation aircraft will comprise more than half of Eastern Europe’s fleet in 2027. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Oksana Bardygula says aviation industry is behind on cybersecurity and also must deal with the issues of intellectual property and data. Read More

  • What's the future of the independent MRO community? CAVOK Senior VP & General Manager Dave Marcontell shares his expectations for this year's MRO Americas. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Steve Douglas looks forward to discussing implementation of new FAA flight standards and more at this year’s MRO Americas. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Tom Cooper says “fleet of the future is here… it’s a great time to be in commercial aviation!” Read More