Fleet orchestration offers a powerful solution for human-driven and autonomous vehicles, enabling fleets to move more people with fewer vehicles while controlling fleet and passenger Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
And in a recent white paper by Bestmile, the company takes a deep look at the requirements for true fleet orchestration – the advanced dispatching, ride matching and routing needed to deploy highly optimized mobility services at scale.
The paper also explains how the Bestmile Fleet Orchestration Platform enables this kind of optimization.
Key functionalities covered include:
• Service Planning
• Fleet Supervision
• Demand Foresight and Vehicle Positioning
• Business Intelligence and Reporting
Conversation with Bestmile CEO & Co-Founder Raphael Gindrat
Raphael is a pioneer in the world of autonomous mobility. He led a project with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne to test and operate one of the first autonomous vehicles in Europe and was actively involved in the European project CityMobil2. Raphael is now CEO and Co-Founder of Bestmile, empowers mobility providers to deploy, manage and optimize autonomous and conventional driven vehicle fleets.
Raphael joins us this week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show to talk with us about fleet orchestration and Bestmile’s recent white paper.
The Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show
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Bestmile empowers mobility providers to deploy, manage and optimize autonomous and conventional driven vehicle fleets. Bestmile’s cloud platform enables the intelligent operation and optimization of autonomous mobility services, managing fixed-route and on-demand services, regardless of the vehicle brand or type. Bestmile’s on-demand autonomous mobility services platform is being used daily in city centers on four continents on both pedestrian areas and open roads. Incorporated in 2014, Bestmile has global offices in San Francisco (USA) and Lausanne (Switzerland).
For more information, visit www.bestmile.com.
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