Proffessional bus and truck talk
Monday February 1, 2016 – By 2030 there’ll be nearly 30 million people living in Australia. That’s a 25% increase in just over a decade.
92% of those people will live in the major cities, and 25% them will be travelling by public transport (train and bus). Perhaps more importantly, the number of people aged 65 and older will double between now and 2030.
So we’re definitely going to need more buses!
Today there are 90,000 registered buses in Australia, and 3,000 bus operators. The coach sector of the bus industry – comprising long distance, rural, tour, charter and express bus operators – moves more than 1.5 million domestic travellers.
For bus operators, this population explosion will mean managing a mixture of cost and service quality Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) like:
Here are a few questions to help you decide if you’re ready for the additional passenger load and route complexity.
If you need help answering any of the above questions, please contact us. We can help you manage all your fleet requirements and maintenance budgets (total cost and performance e.g. parts, part quality, wear costs, labour costs, efficiencies, freight, stock, etc.) and assist with proactive advice, whenever we see an opportunity to help.
Try us out. Tell one of our bus or truck parts specialists what part you're after. You'll be pleasantly surprised with the help you receive.
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