Case Study
“Trapeze understands the needs of the Indian transportation market and brings global capabilities and best practices that can help us enhance our operational efficiency and provide a better experience to our passengers.”

Prasanna Patwardhan, Chairman & Managing Director
Prasanna Purple Mobility Solutions, India

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Prasanna Purple Mobility Solutions wanted to improve on operational efficiency but was hampered by the difficulty in gathering data from different departments. This siloed approach to data collection, storage and analysis meant that obtaining quality insights for decision support was too time-consuming to be realistic.

The company implemented Trapeze’s Planning & Scheduling software and Enterprise Resource Planning system, creating a single source of truth for the entire organisation. Purple is now able to identify areas in need of improvement and make evidence-based business decisions.

 

Functionality
  • Optimised fleet scheduling
  • Route planning and timetable
  • Scheduling for trips, vehicles and duties
  • Route and optimised crew scheduling
  • Rostering for trips, vehicles and duties
  • Crew / staff management
  • Bus and crew dispatch
  • Actual allocation and roster adherence
  • Fleet maintenance system
  • Dynamic scheduling of trips / routes
  • Command and control centre
  • Fuel management
  • Tyre management
  • Workshop management
  • Stores and inventory
  • Depot performance reports

 

The system at a glance
  • Staff: Over 4,000
  • Crew: Over 1,600
  • Fleet: Over 1,200 buses
  • Office locations: 7
  • Area served: 85 cities

 

Prasanna Purple Mobility Solutions

Prasanna Purple Mobility Solutions is a pioneer in the business of people transport. With over 25 years of experience, it is one of the leading bus operators in India and carries over 240 million passengers a year on urban and intercity bus services.

Watch Prasanna Patwardhan talk through the challenges of running one of the largest bus companies in India

 


 

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