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Coach and Bus UK 2017 Highlight News

The Coach & Bus UK 2017 were phenomenal success in exhibiting the latest automobile, devices, and innovative solutions for bus & coach industry. It was a two–day event of the biennial show which was scheduled from 4th to 5th of October. The show received a total of 5,908 attendees that included senior executives, owners, CEOs Read more »

The Real Cost of Not Going Digital

In modern times, digitalisation is the main beneficial strategy that must be incorporated by small to medium sized businesses. Most of the emphasis is on the small to medium sized companies and there are still a small portion that have not reaped the benefits. The ones that survive are those who are advancing in the Read more »

What You Can Get for Each Package of the Pricing in eCoach Manager

The eCoach Manager is a vehicle management system designed to manage the daily operations of any transport charter services. This vehicle management system is perfect for small to medium coaches, buses, mini buses, limos or any chauffeur companies. It offers a low–cost, convenient and efficient solution to manage an entire fleet of vehicles and all Read more »

Who could use eCoachManager? And Why

eCoach Manager is a Transport Management System (TMS) which can manage your transport business and increase your company profit. Some of the most successful coach charter and bus hire businesses in the UK and Australia are currently using eCoachManager to help run their entire businesses. The software not only handles your bookings but it can Read more »

Australasia Bus & Coach Expo 2017 Review

The Australasia Bus and Coach Expo 2017 was a great success in celebrating this two–day biennial event. It featured more than 100 exhibitors showcasing their new models and latest technology offerings in the industry. The event was hosted by the Gold Coast Convention Centre which was held from 25th and the 26th of September. Australasia Read more »

Why Customers Love Good TMS?

Why Customers Love Good TMS – Transport Management System? As a transport operator, if you have loads of vehicles you will want to maximise each vehicle’s potential in increasing your business profit. There is an efficient way to achieve this and the solution is simply through investing in new technology. The new technology nowadays plays Read more »

Getting Started With eCoach Manager

eCoachManager is a software system that was developed specifically as a solution for the transport management of either private hire or contract vehicles. Ideal for all manner of transport operators from hauliers, coach and bus operators, and chauffeur companies. The specially designed software makes the handling and management of bookings simple, it also facilitates the Read more »

Making the Change from Paper Based to a System

Are you preparing to move desks, offices or even a different location altogether? Or are you simply looking to organise your paper files which have accumulated over the years? No matter what you are going to do with all your paper files you have collected it can be quite overwhelming. Wouldn’t it be great if Read more »

The Future of Transport Management Systems

A Transport management system or a TMS enables the user to have all the necessary services in one place for their transport business. If you don’t have one already then maybe you should consider using one for your business as not only are they innovative but are secure, sound and enable the user to do Read more »

Trends in School Transport Management

By using modern transport technology, it can give you benefits to easily manage your daily tasks, connect and communicate with your friends or families, and even increase your business profit. For the many past years, school bus transportation has always been a struggle for both children and parents. They would wait for long period of Read more »

Measuring the Things that Matter

Trying to run a successful business reliant on a fleet of vehicles is a difficult thing to do. It requires the ultimate of control, tracking, vigilance and measurement of all performance. If you do not know how your transport is performing in in a myriad of ways then you cannot possibly judge if they are Read more »

Managing Change As A Coach Operator

These days you don’t see many Nokia 3310’s, VHS or cassette players, everyone has technology such as iPhones, Laptops and Tracking Software. All these things make your life a little easier and simpler. Do you remember the times when we had a modem and the dial up tone could be heard blasting through the computer? Read more »

Marketing for Event Management on a Coach Company

As a coach charter operator, you should be committed to give your clients a first–class and utmost reliable transport service every step of the way. All vehicles must have monthly maintenance check–ups to ensure that they are safe and dependable in providing the services required. All staff are available to provide their expert services, 7 Read more »

Driving Customer Value

The obvious goal of every company is to make a profit, together with healthy margins. But depending on what kind of industry you are in, will probably drive how mature and aggressive your own market is. In most markets competition is fierce, utility prices rise, materials costs increase and labour constantly goes up. Trying to Read more »

Legislation Requirements For Operators in The UK

If you are an operator operating in the UK that provide commercial bus and/or coach services in the UK then you must have the correct legislation requirements to legally run your transport business. Depending on your transport services then you may need an O License or an Operator’s License as it is known along with Read more »

4 Ways to Improve Bus Driver Health

4 Ways to Improve Bus Driver Health Working as a bus driver is a sedentary and a stressful job. It would mean sitting for long hours in traffic with no time to stretch, making evasive maneuvers on cyclists and pedestrians. All just to provide an excellent customer services and to keep up with the time Read more »

Bus Regulation Requirements and Staying On Top Of Legislation In Australia

Anybody that wishes to operate a commercial bus or coach service in Victoria State, Australia must be registered or accredited. This also includes free services such as community and courtesy. Bus Accreditation and Registration The rules and regulations concerning the operation and running of a coach charter or bus hire business are as you would Read more »

How To Market Existing Customers for Repeat Business

How To Market Existing Customers for Repeat Business One of the best ways to increase your sales revenue is by a combination of repeat business from existing customers and through referrals. Some business owners may think that marketing is usually about attracting new customers. However, marketing existing customers is equally as important, if not more. Read more »

Vehicle Tracking and Key Benefits

Do you want to reduce your operating expenses for your transportation company? While also, increase the profit of your business without micromanaging? Thanks to the advancement of technologies, vehicle tracking is now available to use for all transportation businesses.The system is simple and easy to manage. It is also the most convenient and inexpensive solution Read more »

The Different Kinds Of Businesses That Could Benefit From A Transport Management Software System

What is a Transport Management System? These type of transport management systems are computer based software intended to manage transportation operations and deals. The software systems assist not just coach charter and bus hire companies but can be used for just about any transportation business. The software helps in controlling the day to day processes Read more »

Free Low Emissions Bus Workshop

The LowCVP, was established in the UK in 2003 and is a combination of public-private entities that were set up to accelerate a sustainable shift to lower carbon vehicles and fuels. In 2017 nearly 200 organisations have joined Low CVP from diverse industries. LowCVP hope to educate and promote their message through seminars, lectures, events, Read more »

Modern Changes At Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport will soon be presenting a whole new fleet of Electric Buses to the public. Eleven Green buses are soon to be a familiar sight at the Australian airport as they roll into operation in early 2018. The head of parking and transport for the airport, Marin Ryan, has reinforced that Brisbane Airport is Read more »

How To Attract and Keep Drivers at Your Company

The way your company attracts, hires and keeps drivers has probably changed a great deal over the years, and this will continuously evolve as the future generations of talent becomes key to the business. These cohorts or millennials as they are called are now more than ever aware of their true worth to a coach Read more »

The Importance of Getting Customer Reviews and Testimonial for your Business

Reviews online are the biggest influencing factor nowadays. It is an absolute essential tool to promote your business on the web. It is also important to any businesses, whether or not they sell online, it can help them be on top of the search result page. When people are thinking about buying a particular item Read more »

The Importance of an Effective Website for Bus / Coach Operators

With digital marketing taking a large proportion of the advertising world, millions of people today now search online for services, products and other things they need. These days when someone wants to find local or national bus and coach operators they will open a browser and ask their search engine. This means that having an Read more »

How To Use PPC to Get More Business

By utilising targeted online advertisements you can very quickly and effectively reach a large number of targeted potential customers that are interested in exactly the products and services that your company offers. It does not matter how big or small your business is, one of the quickest ways to drive relevant traffic to your website Read more »

Marketing Ideas For The Coach Operator

Marketing Ideas For The Coach Operator Digital marketing is continually becoming more important as more and more companies take their business online, by increasing a business’ online presence will increase brand recognition and generate leads. The coach and transport industries are absolutely no different, and the strength our your coach company’s sales and marketing presence Read more »

Leeds Retains Appetite for Mass Transit Plans

News coming out of the UK in December surrounding mass transit plans for Leeds. Despite losing it’s battle to introduce a trolleybus type system, Leeds local council remain committed to investments around it’s own “mass transit service”. Key focus will be around enhancing existing park and ride provisions, with more than £110 Million earmarked to Read more »

Tender’s are in for the Rugby League World Cup 2017 Transport Providers

The World’s best are coming to Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea in October, November and December 2017. Holders Australia will kick-off the tournament against England on Friday 27th October at the Rectangular Stadium in Melbourne. Group games conclude on the 12th November with England taking on France at the Rectangular Stadium in Perth. Read more »

Multi-patient Ambulance bus hits the streets of South Australia in an Australian first

Australia’s first 12-patient ambulance bus was launched in Adelaide to much fanfare this week. The vehicle will allow the ambulance service to respond to major emergencies and treat multiple patients at once, without the capacity limitations of regular ambulance vehicles. “Our ambulance service will have more capability than ever to care for sick and injured Read more »

New Irizar i8 launched to UK coach operators

Irizar formally launched its right-hand drive version of the new flagship i8 coach, which replaces the PB as its top-of-the-range offering, to a visiting group of more than 60 UK coach operators in Ormaiztegi, Spain last week. The new i8 will be offered initially in the UK as a three-axle 3.7m-high coach at 13.2 and Read more »

SEO for Bus & Coach Companies

SEO (search engine optimisation) is a practise that is vitally important to a website to help it’s ranking. Although it does matter what is the purpose of your website that will ultimately drive your SEO. For instance a site concerned with Bus and Coach charter will have a different purpose than an eCommerce site selling Read more »

A Review Of The Five Best Online Accounting Systems

The recent and popular explosion of online cloud-based applications has opened the world of easy-to-use and inexpensive bookkeeping options for businesses of all sizes. But having to wade through a myriad of options and features of each application can be a daunting task. In this review we hope to highlight the best options that are Read more »

eCoachManager Customer Benefits

Ecoach Manager is a truly flexible, 100% web based, vehicle management system. Designed specifically with the small to medium coach, minibus, limo or chauffeur company in mind. It enables you to have access to your business 24 hours a day in the office, at home or on the road. You have total control and visibility Read more »

Time management

So you own a successful and busy bus and coach hire business, you are busy everyday; out driving, filling in driver time sheets, sending out quotations and invoices, there probably aren’t enough hours in the day. But have you ever stopped for one second and thought who is looking after your customers? Or who is Read more »

What can eCoach do for you?

Ecoach Manager is a vehicle management system specifically designed for small to medium coach, minibus, limo or chauffeur companies in mind. Ecoach Manager provides a low cost intuitive system to manage all your bookings from beginning to end. It manages your bookings, your customers, your reports, customer payments and it even integrates into Sage.   Features Read more »