Video Explains Bestmile Service Design Offering

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There are many unknowns associated with new mobility services. How many vehicles will be needed? Where should they be placed? What are passengers looking for? Every city has unique demand profiles, trip patterns, and passenger expectations. Different neighborhoods within cities can vary dramatically. Getting these factors rights is critical to service performance, which is critical to service success. The stakes … Read More

Service Design On-Demand Webinar

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More than 400 mobility professionals registered for Bestmile’s December 4 webinar, co-hosted with Intelligent Transport, during which Frost and Sullivan analyst Shwetha Surender and Bestmile CTO Marco Laumanns discussed the opportunities and challenges associated with new mobility services, including how to accurately test and simulate mobility services before launch. The webinar recording is now available! Watch it now. The webinar … Read More

Bestmile CEO Writes About Hybrid Future in Forbes

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If autonomous services are on their way, and human-driven ride-hailing services are growing and expanding, the question is, how will these services coexist? It’s an important question, as one of the most pressing downsides of ride-hailing has been its impact on urban traffic. New York City has gone so far as to stop allowing new ride-hailing vehicles, as data shows these services are … Read More

Bestmile Appoints Jérôme Caillaud to Role of Head of Product

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Jerome Caillaud Head of Product Bestmile

Bestmile has appointed Jérôme Caillaud to the position of Head of Product. As Head of Product, Jérôme Caillaud is responsible for guiding the Bestmile Mobility Services Platform product roadmap and for leading the product management team. Jérôme brings a wide range of experience leading the development of software platforms in the connected car industry, and in bringing innovative new products … Read More

Bestmile Appoints Marco Laumanns to Role of Chief Technology Officer

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Bestmile has appointed Marco Laumanns, VP of Research to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Since joining Bestmile in 2017, Marco has led the company’s research agenda including the development of proprietary ride matching and dispatching algorithms. This core technology enables the Bestmile Mobility Services Platform to plan, deploy, and optimize services that can be tailored to passenger and operator … Read More

Autonomy Ask the Experts Video with Anne Mellano

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Bestmile’s Anne Mellano was featured in Ask the Experts in Autonomy’s Urban Mobility Weekly newsletter video series. The series looks at “the newest trends in urban mobility by going straight to the source: the innovators who are making them happen!” Anne discusses why matching supply with demand for shared mobility services is a serious challenge for transport operators everywhere and … Read More

Lohr Group and CTS Launch Trial of Electric Shuttles Managed by Bestmile

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Lohr Group recently announced that it’s innovative, coupled (two cars with 16 passengers max each) Cristal vehicles will be used in a trial project by Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois (CTS) in Strasbourg, France. The trial of the human-driven electric shuttles will take place from December 3 to 21. The service will be managed by the Bestmile Mobility Services Platform, which … Read More

Bestmile Wins 3rd Best Smart Mobility Startup of the Year in Fleet Europe Contest

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The votes are in and Bestmile was on the podium in third place in Fleet Europe’s 2018 Smart Mobility Startup of the Year competition. The three winners were announced during the awards ceremony at the Fleet Europe Summit in Barcelona, Spain on November 28th. The winners were chosen based on a combination of voting on the Fleet Europe website, voting … Read More

INIT and Bestmile to offer Mobility Solutions for Driverless Fleets Integrated in Public Transport Systems

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INIT and Bestmile Partnership

Bestmile and INIT, the leading supplier of integrated planning, dispatching, telematics and ticketing systems for bus and rail networks, today announced a partnership to incorporate driverless vehicles into public transport in order to provide fully integrated mobility solutions. The companies will collaborate closely to integrate their respective backend software platforms to offer turn-key solutions that allow public transport operators to … Read More

Microsoft ScaleUp Video Tells Bestmile Story

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Bestmile’s CEO Raphael Gindrat summarizes the Bestmile story in a video produced by Microsoft’s ScaleUp. ScaleUp is Microsoft’s business accelerator program designed to help later stage startups build the marketing and sales infrastructure to facilitate rapid growth, and to connect with Microsoft partners and customers. The program demonstrates “Microsoft’s commitment to expanding its startup activities with the targeted promotion” of … Read More