Enterprise Ferry Technology
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Network-Wide Solutions for Ferry & Multimodal Operations
Cities with coastal and river networks benefit from integrating ferries into their public transport systems - giving passengers the convenience of transport routes that link land and water through regular, reliable ferry services. Ferries help reduce congestion for land transport modes and can also connect with other transport services, including bus, train, taxi, rideshare and e-mobility solutions.
Operators and transport authorities need to manage ferry services as part of an integrated, multimodal network - which means integrated technology solutions are required across all forms of transport. The advent of multimodal transport networks effectively means the same software solutions can be used for all land and water-based transport modes.
Trapeze’s purpose-built public transport technology offers local support and is backed by proven global industry experience across multimodal transport - giving your ferry operation the ability to respond to events, adapt, and succeed.
Simon Reed, Head of Technology and Data at Transport for London, explains how highly accurate passenger information is key to everything TfL does.
Flexible, Open Platform with Local Support
Ferries are different from other modes of public transport, with unique operating conditions including berthing, tides, non-linear travel, significant weather variability and ticket management. The Trapeze technology suite provides enterprise software for ferry and multimodal transport management. This includes planning and scheduling, enterprise resource planning, and Intelligent Transport Systems – delivering increased efficiencies and improving ferry commuter convenience.
What Role Do You Play?
Learn more about how Trapeze enterprise solutions provide capabilities for all stakeholders in ferry and public transport organisations.
Planning & Scheduling
Streamline ferry schedules, timetables, and routes to gain maximum returns from being part of a connected multimodal network. Improve customer experiences and model multiple scenarios to ensure reliable ferry services. Report and forecast more effectively by leveraging accurate data. Optimise staff rostering for crews to deliver better outcomes.
Manage resource availability and improve vessel and land infrastructure maintenance schedules by using accurate insights gained from verifiable data. Sustain business performance to deliver safe, consistent, and reliable ferry services. Improve daily operations by planning activities more effectively, and reacting faster to incidents and disruptions.
Technology & Systems
Equip your ferry team with a complete, centralised, and intuitive solution, designed for the ferry industry and multimodal networks. Benefit from local Trapeze support, available when required, in your time zone, with global and local market knowledge. Integrate your existing third-party systems and technology with the versatility of an open, flexible end-to-end platform.
Strategy & Leadership
Simplify financial reporting, forecasting, resource planning, enterprise bargaining negotiations and auditing. Develop smarter business plans with accurate, verifiable operational data, whilst capitalising on future opportunities – and minimising the risk of budget oversights.
Finance & Administration
Optimise your ferry business strategy, and leverage economies of scale to drive sustainable growth. Make data-driven business decisions with clarity, that help you achieve your KPIs, and give your business a competitive edge. Meet your compliance targets and regulations and implement innovative strategies to exceed customer expectations.
Drive better on-time ferry performance and service frequencies. Provide clear, accurate passenger information to grow patronage and increase public transport appeal. Align your ferry timetables to meet demand without compromising services, cost, or safety. Ensure efficient connections with other modes to drive a seamless passenger journey.
Trapeze Global Ferry Association Connections
International Association of Public Transport (UITP)
UITP is a global network of public transport stakeholders from all sustainable transport modes. Its purpose is to champion sustainable urban mobility as a policy agenda in order to enhance quality of life and economic well-being. UITP has 1,400 member companies in the fields of urban, local, regional and national mobility across 96 countries.
ITS Australia is the peak body for advanced transport technology, supporting the delivery of safer, more efficient, sustainable transport solutions. ITS Australia works on behalf of more than 130 member organisations to promote the development and deployment of technologies that enable all Australians to move more safely, efficiently, and sustainably through the nation’s transport networks.
Trapeze Industry Resources
Mobile Asset Management Streamlining Ferry Operations
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A Smooth Ride with Multimodal Connections
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Transport for London Talks ITS and Multi-Operator Management
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