|Our consultants bring years of hands-on
experience in public and demand response transportation
systems to your organization, and can assist with a variety of
needs in the areas of integrated transportation, intelligent
transit systems, operational reviews and scheduling and
|HB Software Solutions offers
consulting services in the following areas:
||Ride Share / Trip Grouping
Software Solutions Consulting Services
|HB Software Solutions utilizes an integrated
approach in its approach to transit systems. Using a central
point of access in a vehicle for transmission and receipt of
data, it integrates the various on-board transit components to
create an intelligent system that behaves as a
Current components in the system include:
- A Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) for driver manifest,
instructions and directions.
- An Automatic Vehicle Locator (AVL) for tracking
movements of the vehicle in real-time.
- A Video Camera (VCam) for capture of real-time video
data for assistance in driver training, client management
and insurance reduction.
This on-board vehicle unit interfaces with
the dispatchers at base to create an end-to-end solution that
links your vehicles, clients, staff and operations in
Community Transportation is a challenge these days due to
decreased funding and many transportation agencies and
transportation providers have to find ways to reduce
costs while continuing to provide the level of secure,
reliable and convenient services that the clients
To address these challenges you need affordable technology that automates
many of the time-consuming tasks associated with
delivering safe, responsive transit services.
- Automated scheduling and
dispatch. Deliver improvements in
operational efficiency and productivity for demand response,
fixed or flexible route and other types of service.
- Advanced reporting capabilities. Reduce
the time and effort required to produce standard, ad hoc and
- Affordable mobile computing/ITS. Improve service quality and efficiency with end-to-end
intelligent transit systems scaled for small
- ASP hosted and rental solutions. Reduce
operating costs, IT support requirements and other headaches
by letting us host and maintain your system.
- Comprehensive, 24/7 customer service. Receive rapid response to your technical issues with online
and live-operator call center support.
supports safer service with real-time communication
- easy-to-use, easy to support solutions
- increase the productivity of your employees and your
- decrease costs, including cost per trip
- improve customer service and satisfaction
|Medical Brokerage Transportation
An aging population and increasing healthcare
costs have health service providers looking for less expensive
and more efficient ways to transport patients, staff, medical
equipment and supplies. Hospitals, healthcare networks, transportation brokerages and home health
providers all struggle with common tasks — managing
client information, eligibility and claims submissions for
Medicaid and other programs.
What is required is a comprehensive
technology solution that will manage the transportation and
logistical needs of the health care industry, moving
people, equipment and materials more efficiently and improving
patient care. HB Software Solutions delivers on this
issue by delivering affordable solutions for medical
transportation that allow providers to better manage
service quality and operational performance.
HB Software Solutions has developed
automated systems that manage the provision of medical
transportation, including reservations, scheduling and
real-time dispatching. Our customizable, desktop-based or
browser-based applications integrate with most standard GIS
mapping services, including MapPoint and automate common tasks
such as reporting, invoicing and claims
Automated Scheduling and Dispatch. Increase passengers per hour, decrease cost per
trip and improve on-time performance with the help of
powerful, easy-to-use scheduling software.
Advanced Reporting. Reduce the time and effort required to produce standard,
ad hoc and custom reports.
Affordable Mobile Computing and
ITS. Make schedule changes on the fly and track
the location or vehicles in real time using MDT/AVL and other
intelligent transit technologies.
Hosted ASP and Rental
Solutions. Reduce start-up and operating costs by
allowing transportation solution experts to host, manage, and
support your system.
Comprehensive, 24/7 Customer Service. Get rapid response to your technical issues through
alive operator call center, online and automated
telephone support services.
Interfaces for Medicaid Eligibility
and Claims Management. Save time and money by
electronically submitting claims and verifying client
HB Software Solutions understands the unique
challenges of transportation of minors. Minors require
transportation to and from schools using approved
transportation providers and contractors with affordable, flexible solutions that promote more
efficient use of resources while enabling, safe and
Solutions systems integrate features that enable you to track the locations of the vehicles transporting
minors in real-time thus keeping parents and staff
Our highly customizable solutions can
Automated Routing and Scheduling. Lower
costs, safer transportation and more accurate information are
just a few or the benefits of automating routing, scheduling
and dispatch functions. Integrated, editable maps, drag and
drop stop and address geocoding and block and stop policies
enhance user productivity.
Location (AVL). Improve safety, emergency response
time and driver adherence with real-time vehicle tracking
tools including Global Positioning System (GPS) technology.
Fleet Management. Promote more
efficient vehicle operation while managing inventories, work
and purchase orders, maintenance schedules, fuel consumption
and reporting requirements.
Redistricting. Provide more accurate
forecasts and better transportation with tools that enable you
to work with historical, current and projected data and build
different boundary scenarios.
Management. Perform better planning and scheduling
with easy-to-use tools that streamline school trip management,
estimates, billing, dispatch and reporting.
Transportation Information via Web
and IVR. Improve safety and customer service by
making information available to parents, staff, drivers,
schools, depots and the public through a website or an
automated telephone (IVR) service.
|Ride Share / Trip Grouping
Increased traffic congestion, greenhouse
gases and air pollution have become greater concerns for
everyone in the transit industry. Regional transportation
demand management organizations, metropolitan planning
organizations (MPOs), transportation management associations
(TMAs) and public transit agencies are seeking innovative ways
to reduce the number of ‘single occupied vehicles’ on the
roads and highways.
commuting programs, including ridesharing and grouping are
substantially reducing traffic congestion, parking
requirements and emissions. However, matching tens of
thousands of travelers with rides and keeping their
information up to date requires reports which are challenging
and time-consuming tasks.
HB Software Solutions
provides regional transit agencies and planning organizations
with automated solutions that manage and deliver
ridesharing and grouping of commuting
HB Software Solutions
solutions can match commuters with many kinds of shared
transportation, including carpools, vanpools, public transit, park-and-ride, and cycling
routes, as well as daycare and telecommuting centers. Using
the latest developments in Internet, database, and GIS
technologies, HB Software Solutions can deliver robust,
scalable solutions that will manage the transportation
requirements of tens of thousands of commuters and employers.
Fast, Automated Matching. Use GIS-based techniques to perform specific matches by
time of day, obstacle recognition, employer restriction, same
sex matching, route-to-work corridor matching, time
flexibility and more. Results in seconds with even the largest
Convenient Web Interface. Allow commuters to register online and perform self-service
ride matching. Employers can manage registrants over the web.
Single database design eliminates need to transfer or
High Capacity. Performs effectively even on databases with as many
as 4,000,000 trips per year.
Reporting. Reduce time and effort spent tracking
matching activities and marketing efforts using numerous
predefined reports plus a built in report generator.
Integrated Mapping. Easily
maintain mapping data through high performance graphical map
displays. Geocode locations by address, cross street, postal
code or by clicking on map image. Mapping is available for all
50 states at the same low cost.
Coordinate with Neighboring
Rideshare Service Providers. HB Software Solutions
software allows for integration with multiple agencies using a
single database while keeping data separate for reporting
Regional transportation organizations have
their own technological challenges. Providing financial
oversight, planning and management for public transit across a
wide region requires a great deal of effective information
management. And data coming from many disparate systems have
to be integrated before they can be leveraged for planning,
analysis and wider dissemination.
HB Software Solutions
helps regional authorities and other agencies achieve their
objectives with powerful, enterprise solutions that turn
islands of data into integrated systems that help them plan
and manage better, more efficient regional services.
Whether your challenge is service planning,
transit oriented development, service coordination, regional
traveler information and trip planning or something else, HB
Software Solutions can deliver a solution that works for you
and all your transit partners.
In order to provide transportation consulting
services competitively, you have to thoroughly understand and
add value to your clients' business, regardless of the
specific flavors of service they provide. You also have to
find the efficiencies that will satisfy the business
objectives of your management team and shareholders.
To meet these goals, you need an information
technology partner with real-world expertise and proven
solutions for planning, managing and delivering many kinds of
HB Software Solutions ITMS solutions
can help you achieve your objectives, including greater
efficiency, productive deployment and accurate measurement.
Our technologies are proven to reduce costs and deliver best
value for management companies that provide local and
state-wide services in a variety of sectors.
Our scalable, extensible solutions can
Routing, scheduling and
Location Management. Plan and optimize efficient
operations for different transportation modes.
Operator and Vehicle Scheduling.
Improve the productivity of bidding, dispatch and timekeeping
teams, and take reporting capabilities to a whole new level.
Operations Management. Improve your
responsiveness and efficiency with advanced operations
Deliver a range of information and interactive communication
services to passengers using call centers, web sites,
automated phone systems, in-vehicle and wayside systems.
Monitoring and Analysis. Track key
performance indicators and plan for growth with a suite of
tools for spatial and statistical analysis.
Intelligent Transit Systems. Improve
service, reduce costs and increase ridership with technology
for the vehicle, the back office, the customer and the
Integration with Finance,
administration, payroll and other systems
|HB Software Solutions Consulting Services
Looking for new ways to improve efficiency
and service? Planning a new service? Need help integrating
with legacy information systems? HB Software Solutions
consultants can help.