- Optimize timetables, blocks and duties
- Minimize resource allocation with efficient planning of vehicle and driver deployment
- Reduce administrative expenses with automated depot management
- Speed up planning processes
- Receive bi-directional data exchange
Higher service quality and employee satisfaction
- Increase punctuality through robust timetables
- Increase driver satisfaction with duty scheduling based on their preferred shifts and other features
- Ensure reliability by taking into account e-mobility parameters in block building
Gold Coast Transit
Timetable, block and duty planning with MOBILE-PLAN
MOBILE-PLAN offers a uniquely integrated solution for the creation of timetables, blocks, duties, and for data provisioning subsequent ITS systems. It provides a wide range of supportive tools and functionality that increase productivity while considering the needs of passengers and drivers. For example, timetables can be optimized based on statistical data in order to make them both robust and efficient. Unlike in sequential planning, blocks and duties can be adjusted in one single optimization run using MOBILEopti2, based on the Advanced Optimization Core (AOC) from INIT’s subsidiary inola. Several runs with different parameter settings can be started at the same time to present the effects on KPIs and social aspects. Consequently, the organization is able to find its individual balance between maximal cost savings and employee-friendly duties.
The electromobility-specific parameters contained in MOBILE-PLAN support transport companies in the introduction of electromobility. For example, simulations can be used to determine the effects of different sized e-bus fleets and different e-bus types on costs and on personnel requirements before any investment decision is made and before charging concepts are developed.
Contract management with MOBILE-PERDIS
In deregulated markets, transport authorities or municipalities also need to build schedules in order to put public transport services out to tender. MOBILE-PERDIS makes it possible to calculate schedules based on realistic blocks that take into account duty rostering requirements such as break times. As the incoming quotes might differ in their contractual parameters, the overall costs can be calculated based on the blocks, and compared conveniently. Later, the service quality provided by the operators is also recorded in MOBILE-PERDIS. Finally, performance-related billing is possible, which, for example, also takes bonus/malus regulations into account.
The personnel assignment system MOBILE-PERDIS organizes the entire staff deployment process from the duty roster to the transfer of payroll data. It automatically tailors duty rosters and shift schedules to the given blocks while taking into account planning strategies and employees’ wishes. It includes features that allow for more efficient working routines. MOBILE-PERDIS is not only an integrated feature of the planning solution, but also exchanges information with INIT's MOBILE-ITCS. This makes it possible, for example, to automate the recording of actual working times.
The latest version of the personnel assignment system MOBILE-PERDIS nextGen is browser- and cloud-based so it can be accessed at any time, from anywhere and from different devices. In addition, a new and improved ergonomic user interface makes working with the system even easier and more intuitive.
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