Rail supply industry is a complex business system that plays a major role for the development of European economy.

Within this domain, Cesit regularly studies:
- the strategies and the organizational forms of large rail supply companies and of mid-sized companies of the industry

- the relationships and the logics of competition among the world leading rail supply companies

- the organizational skills and competences that create value in the business

- the evolution of the railway market and the buying procedures of rolling stock and signal and communication equipment.

Studies on the buying procedures of rolling stock in the main European countries have allowed to outline an innovative approach to the planning and interaction between institutional stakeholders and the rail supply industry.