New Taxi Dispatch and Fleet Management System (SaaS Model)
HDT partners with Sopra Steria Asia!
Sopra Steria Asia, European leader in Digital Transformation, has been working with HDT Holdings, a pioneer in the field of electric taxi operations in Singapore, to provide an all new customized taxi dispatch and fleet management solution (FMS) for HDT’s fleet of electric taxis.
This innovative system uses mobile app that connected to the taxi meter via a smart phone replaced the traditional mobile terminal devices which currently used by other Taxi Operators in Singapore.
This all new SaaS Model Taxi Dispatch and Fleet Management System simplified the process and shorten the taxi operation timing, providing Taxi Dispatching, Vehicle Tracking and Management, Driver Management, and various performance report analyses services to a wider range of users of the system. The system also integrates with other taxi platforms and onboard hardware such as the Taximeter, Cashless terminals to provide a one stop solution for HDT allowing its drivers to leverage not only on customers from HDT’s new Taxi dispatch system but also from other partnering taxi booking platforms, which is a first in Singapore for taxi operations. The system is currently hosted in Sopra Steria Asia Datacenter and monitor by Singapore Security Operation Centre to provide real-time analysis of security alerts generated by network hardware and applications.
HDT Holdings Pte Ltd is the Singapore agent of BYD Co. Ltd, leader in the fields of IT, automobile and new energy. The electric taxi service was launched with a special co-partnership with Grab Taxi.
This e-Taxi trial is part of the Electric Vehicle project co-led by Economic Development Board (EDB) and Land Transport Authority (LTA) to analyses the viability of electric vehicle transportation in Singapore.
HDT plans to operate up to 800 taxis or more. In light of Singapore’s aim towards a car-lite society and the growth of a car-sharing economy, the company sees good potential for expanding its business and services.
Dr. Vera Jin, Chief Executive Officer at Sopra Steria Asia said, "It is a pleasure to contribute to the successful launch of HDT and bring continued innovation and commitment to our clients. We are confident our unique set of solutions will give them an extra edge in a competitive market".