Keolis extends the use of HASTUS to two large operations in Île-de-France

Montréal, QC,  –

The Keolis Group has given GIRO the mandate to install the most recent version of HASTUS at its subsidiary Les Courriers de l’Île-de-France (Keolis CIF). This new installation, whose purpose is to optimize vehicle and crew scheduling, comes shortly after the installation of HASTUS at Keolis Versailles (Phébus) in 2015. It also follows on from those at other large subsidiaries in Île-de-France, namely Transports Intercommunaux Centre Essonne (TICE) and Transports Daniel Meyer. As a result, the number of Keolis-operated buses managed with HASTUS in the region passes the threshold of 1,000 vehicles.

The flexibility of HASTUS has allowed Keolis to install modules for the optimization of its vehicle- and crew-scheduling functions, while meeting the specific needs of each subsidiary.

“In an increasingly competitive environment, we have chosen to rely on the HASTUS software to obtain the best outcomes taking account of our constraints,” said Pierre Rosier, Area Director of Keolis CIF.

“GIRO appreciates the confidence expressed by Keolis in choosing our HASTUS software,” stated Marie-France Lafortune, Director, Business Development, at GIRO. “The first installation of the software at a Keolis subsidiary in France goes back to 1989 and we are proud of the long-term nature of our relationship. We shall strive to meet Keolis’ expectations in order to increase service efficiency for the benefit of passengers in the Paris region.”

About the Keolis Group

The Keolis Group is a world leader in public transport operations. Present in 16 countries, Keolis operates urban, suburban, and regional networks on behalf of 300 local authorities. The Group carries over 3 billion passengers every year.

About GIRO

GIRO Inc. is a leading maker of software solutions for planning and managing transport-related operations.

The company’s HASTUSTM, HASTUS-RailTM, HASTUS-OnDemandTM, and GeoRouteTM products combine advanced operations research optimization techniques with powerful data management tools to bring tangible benefits to clients world-wide. Based in Montréal, Canada, GIRO maintains close ties with research institutes and universities to ensure that its optimization tools leverage the latest developments and provide maximum benefits to clients.

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