MP² BusScheduler

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The productivity tool for scheduling professionals

Bus and driver scheduling are a vital part of bus operations. Bus operators rely on the schedules to meet service standards and to maximize the efficiency of bus services. Bus and driver planning is of great importance, since large amounts of money can be saved if the available resources are employed efficiently.

The BusScheduler is the fully-fledged scheduling tool for all types of bus operations.

Schedule creation and editing is done interactively in the graphical environment supporting:

-Schedule view edit

-Gantt chart edit

-Mass edit

The system dynamically checks feasibility and issues warnings when rules are not met. Restrictions and planning elements include:

-Minimum turn times

-Maintenance requirements

-Station and movement limits

-Opening hours and curfews

-Gates and terminal limitations

The system supports bus trips, drivers and maintenance planning and it follows industry standards. Several optimizers quickly build bus rotations and driver trips considering the schedule as well as planned maintenance.

The BusScheduler package contains all the reporting and analysis tools of the BusReporter, allowing users to immediately see the impact of schedule changes on profitability, costs and utilization. Business graphics and a powerful report generator provides user defined and reusable reports.

Connection building capability and itinerary search features are among the many reporting functions. The system provides schedule output in a variety of formats.

The versatility allows any number of schedules and projects to be handled and offers efficient schedule comparison functions. Scheduling of typical weeks, as well as fully dated schedules, are supported.

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