Enterprise Resource Planning

ERP tailor-made for bus provides a complete source of information for all aspects of your organisation.

Streamline and Centralise Bus Resource Planning

To succeed in an increasingly competitive, lean market, bus organisations need technology designed to manage complex, day-to-day public transport workflows and actions. Simplify operations by automating tasks, eliminating duplication and providing a single source of truth with a bus-specific Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution.

Improve efficiency and leverage valuable business data using a single technology platform that provides both high-level and detailed insights across your organisation. Manage all points of contact from a fully integrated platform.

Work with a shared database that provides visibility across your organisation - helping better allocate resources and facilitate the flow of information between departments. Connect finance, payroll, rostering, depots, workshops, operations and fleets with executive management to deliver insightful, integrated business intelligence and asset tracking.

 

Watch this short explanatory video for an overview of the Trapeze Enterprise Resource Planning solution capabilities.

Gain Efficiencies with a Single Source of Information

The Trapeze ERP solution comprises multiple modules designed to meet the unique needs of public transport bus organisations. An open technology platform that can integrate with other solutions, as well as third-party software, Trapeze ERP equips you with a single source of information to manage all aspects of bus operations.

Trapeze ERP for Bus Operators and Authorities

Tailor-made technology to centralise and streamline bus resource planning.

Enterprise Resource Planning

  • Workshop

    Automatically transmit faults from drivers to workshop, track and monitor vehicle maintenance histories, and manage service schedules with minimal operational impact.

  • Dispatch

    Gain a real-time view of vital information for effective driver management.Speed up vehicle assignation processes taking into account yard position, workshop and route requirements.

  • Roster

    A complete system to manage driver shifts, schedules and award interpretations.Optimise final rosters to optimise hours worked and adjust for absences, leave and fatigue scores.

  • Fleet

    Save time and avoid human error by integrating workshop, maintenance and purchasing activities for more efficient outcomes. Automate order and invoice creation as stock is used.

  • Charter

    Effectively plan, monitor, manage and report on ad-hoc and temporary services. Ensure staffing and vehicle requirements are met even for unscheduled and short-notice services.

  • HR

    Update timesheets to respond to personnel changes as they happen.Work with a real-time view of operations and an electronic record shareable with payroll.

  • Analysis

    Measure operational and performance outcomes for executive reports, planning and budgeting. Respond to issues to meet contractual obligations and government regulations.

  • Payroll

    Integrated with other departments for up-to-date employee and roster data to ensure EBA compliance and accurately calculate complex allowances.

  • Finance

    Control purchase orders, invoicing, billing and inventory from a central system, maintaining accurate records and ensuring regulatory compliance at every step.

Trapeze Bus Enterprise Resource Planning System Capabilities

Streamline processes and share accurate information across your organisation from a single source of truth.

Fleet Management

Enable better workshop decision-making with accurate information, and complex parent-child asset views. Automatically transmit defects from drivers to workshop, track maintenance histories, manage service schedules and gain control over inventory tasks such as ordering and stock take.

Operations & Workforce

Manage shifts, rosters and award compliance. Improve driver management with the dispatch tool, empower drivers with touchscreens to view shifts and rosters and log vehicle defects in real-time.

Regulatory Compliance

Monitor and report on compliance benchmarks with access to data on multiple business areas including fleet analysis showcasing cost per kilometre, cost per asset, finance and payroll reports and hourly results. Ensure your business is meeting fatigue management requirements and accurately calculating salaries taking into account EBA rules and individual entitlements.

Finance & Payroll

Tackle complicated payroll scenarios with comprehensive coverage of entitlements and allowances. Provide up-to-date, accurate information to staff, reducing the time needed to respond to payroll or leave queries. Simplify and automate complex allowance calculations to provide clear information and communications.

Business Intelligence

Gain a holistic business view with insights from a single data source. Provide C-Level reports based on verifiable data, empower strategic decision-making and eliminate the need to analyse and integrate separate datasets. Extract meaningful data from accurate, trusted results and deliver organisation-wide clarity.

Tailor-Made for Bus

Save time and ensure accurate planning, results and reports with a platform tailor-made for complex bus workflows and tasks. Streamline processes without superfluous actions by working with modules built for bus organisations that provide faster insights. Process bus-specific roster, dispatch and operations tasks more quickly and effectively.

What Role Do You Play?

See how the Trapeze tailor-made bus ERP solution delivers benefits across your organisation.

Fleet Management

Integrate workshop, maintenance and purchasing activities. Automatically transmit defect reports from driver to the workshop. Track vehicle maintenance records, manage service schedules and inventory.

Operations & Workforce

Manage shifts, rosters and award compliance. Improve driver management with the dispatch tool, empower drivers with touchscreens to view shifts and rosters and log vehicle defects in real-time.

Executive Leadership

See your business from every angle to gain a complete picture of operational and performance data. Analyse large datasets quickly to derive business insights, identify trends and improve business performance.

Financial Administration

Eliminate unnecessary data entry and process all financial transactions in a single system. Automatically calculate salaries and entitlements incorporating complex award and agreement thresholds.

Information Technology

Empower your IT team with greater capabilities and ensure effective allocation of resource time and costs by letting them focus on day-to-day business activities. All ERP modules are integrated into a single, commercial off the shelf system with a proven history of success.

Safety & Compliance

Identify fatigue breaches, view implications and corrective solutions. Enable drivers to report defects, updating the rostering module to keep unsafe vehicles off the road.

Customer Testimonials

Enterprise Resource Planning  Planning & Scheduling
“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

Enterprise Resource Planning
“The biggest win was knowing that our data was more accurate. We were able to meet our KPIs more efficiently, avoid fines and save costs with Trapeze.”

Jamie Klemm, Managing Director
Sapphire Coast Buslines, Australia

Enterprise Resource Planning  Planning & Scheduling
“I don’t think there’s anything much better out there. It’s a brilliant system and I’d certainly recommend it to anyone in the bus or tram industry.”

Steve O’Callaghan, General Manager Network Planning
Ventura Bus Lines, Australia

Enterprise Resource Planning  Planning & Scheduling
“We have been using the Trapeze Planning & Scheduling software and Enterprise Resource Planning system in Western Australia and South Australia for over 20 years.”

Jonathan Cook, Managing Director
Keolis Downer, Australia

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