The Routing Company, Fleetio, Greater Lynchburg Transit Company, and Transdev are the latest companies to be featured in Biz Briefs.  -  Photo: METRO

The Routing Company, Fleetio, Greater Lynchburg Transit Company, and Transdev are the latest companies to be featured in Biz Briefs.

Photo: METRO

The Routing Company, Fleetio, Greater Lynchburg Transit Company, and Transdev recently announced news from their respective companies.

TRC Introduces New Pingo Analytics Features

The Routing Company (TRC)  announced the launch of new features in its Pingo Analytics, its next-generation customer transit analytics and reporting tool.

First introduced in 2023, Pingo Analytics is TRC’s next-generation customer transit analytics and reporting tool that offers customer data access, with reports customizable to meet the U.S. Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) National Transit Database (NTD) requirements.

The new reporting features – including new self-serve reporting capabilities and additional on-demand transit (ODT) metrics – can be used to combine pre-developed reports for NTD reporting, or to generate any report an operator needs whether in real-time or based on historical data. 

Fleetio Announces New Features

Fleetio announced four new features, further solidifying its commitment to providing adaptable solutions for fleets of all sizes. 

The new features include Tire Management, Warranty Management, Sensor Data Snapshots, and Enhanced Service Tasks. 

“At Fleetio, we’re passionate about empowering fleets to reach their full potential,” said Jon Meachin, CEO of Fleetio. “These new features and offerings are a testament to our innovation and customer-centricity. We’re confident they’ll serve as valuable tools to help fleets thrive in today’s competitive landscape.”

  • Tire Management allows fleet managers to gain real-time insights into tire health and performance, tracking tread depth, air pressure, and usage data, proactively identifying potential issues, and ensuring compliance with Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Warranty Management maximizes warranty claims to avoid unnecessary expenses. This functionality tracks standard and extended warranties, automatically alerting mechanics about applicable policies, and seamlessly integrates warranty credits into work orders. 
  • Sensor Data Snapshots leverage sensor data to proactively detect and address potential problems before they escalate. Managers and drivers create and enrich issues with sensor information, providing technicians with valuable context to diagnose and resolve problems efficiently. Upon initial launch, this feature supports Fleetio users who have integrations with Geotab or Samsara.
  • Enhanced Service Tasks with Parts and Labor streamline work order creation and improve technician productivity. It allows users to link service tasks to specific parts and expected labor hours, eliminating manual data entry and providing valuable insights into labor efficiency.

GLTC Launches Mobile Ticketing Solution

Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC) announced the launch of a suite of mobile ticketing applications powered by Masabi, the company delivering Fare Payments-as-a-Service through its open platform Justride, working together with the Transit app. 

Masabi is delivering a new GLTC-branded app, FlexFare, and is powering mobile ticketing in Transit, an app that thousands of GLTC riders already use. 

All tickets and passes are available for purchase using both apps, giving riders choice and providing them with the convenience of purchasing fares anytime, anywhere, and combining real-time trip planning with mobile ticketing.

Transdev Extends Partnership with City of Sunrise

Transdev announced the extension of its 18-year partnership with the City of Sunrise, Fla., to provide fleet maintenance and management for all the city’s vehicles and trailers.

“We’re excited to continue our partnership with the City of Sunrise,” said Dave Larsen, Transdev’s SVP of Maintenance and Fleet Services. “They’ve witnessed our commitment to safety and reliability in action over the years, as we’ve tended to their 850 vehicles. Whether it’s our work on a day-to-day basis or through extreme weather events, we are happy they have the confidence in our Fleet Services teams’ expertise to continue our positive relationship.”

In general, Transdev U.S.’s fleet services business focuses on designing customized maintenance solutions that significantly increase the safety and availability of their clients’ fleets, while reducing their overall operating expenses. Transdev serves the people who serve our communities, including city governments, like in Sunrise, Florida, law enforcement, transit, and school buses, fire and rescue, utility, construction, sanitation, highway, and parks and recreation fleets. 

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