H. Kevin Mest, Author at BUSRide

Moving to the Cloud: How Data Will Transform Motorcoach, Public Transit, and Paratransit

Modern data programs make it easier for IT teams and transportation officials to stay connected. The sheer volume of information required to successfully run any private or public transportation fleet is astonishing.  There’s data from inventory control, purchasing, scheduling, routing, accounting, and human resources—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Fleets also generate important […]

3 Ways to Know You’ve Chosen the Right Fleet Management Platform Provider

Leveraging the power of connected data, a smart fleet management platform can truly transform how your fleet makes critical business decisions by uncovering hidden costs and efficiencies, tracking and securing assets (and children in transit), and monitoring driver performance and safety. However, implementing a fleet management solution across your entire fleet is a major investment. […]

The Time is Now For Cloud Computing and Your Bus Operation

By H. Kevin Mest Cloud computing has been around for two decades. Yet, despite the data pointing to the business efficiencies, cost-benefits, and competitive advantages it holds, some are still resistant to embrace it. For example, suppose you are still evaluating whether or not to adopt the cloud for your bus operations. In that case, […]