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ACT to deliver smart ticketing in Derbyshire

ACT, a Fujitsu company, has been awarded the contract to supply its smart-ticketing platform to support Derbyshire County Council’s (DCC) innovative smart-ticketing scheme.
Following a robust supplier bidding and assessment process, which included comprehensive financial, technical, security and business process audits, ACT was selected to provide DCC’s smart-ticketing platform for the next seven years.

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ACT strengthens multi-channel transport ticket retailing

ACT has completed a significant product and infrastructure upgrade to support it’s expanding Cloud Ticketing Platform.
An established specialist in smart-ticketing technology and services, ACT processes more than one billion ITSO* ticketing transactions a year through its cloud-based applications.

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ACT extends smart-ticketing technology in Manchester

Thousands of passengers can now use a single smart card for their journeys on any tram and bus in Greater Manchester.
The latest smart-ticketing solution by ACT, which supports smart ticketing in Manchester, includes a passenger ticketing portal that makes it easy for passengers to buy their transport tickets online. Tram ticketing is now available using the get me there smart card enabling seamless travel across bus and tram.

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ACT’s loyalty solution a resounding success for independent garden centres

Following six successful years using ACT’s affordable card-based loyalty solution, Choice Marketing Group has awarded ACT a further three-year contract to manage the ‘Gardeners Reward’ card service.

Choice Marketing Group is a consortium of 39 like-minded independent garden centres that have joined forces to compete with major chains, sharing costs and taking advantage of economies of scale. The garden centres in the group are based all over the country but have one thing in common – to operate a profitable business by offering good value products that customers want to buy.

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ACT to deliver concessionary ticketing solution for Lincolnshire County Council

ACT, a Fujitsu company, has been awarded a three-year contract to supply a complete smart-ticketing solution for Lincolnshire County Council’s (LCC) concessionary travel scheme.
The solution selected by LCC comprises of ACT’s HOPS, CMS, Concessionary Portal and Analytics platform. This powerful, ITSO-certified product suite will help to simplify the management of the concessionary travel scheme used by 130,000 card holders in Lincolnshire.

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ACT launches mobile ticketing collection app for Transport Scotland

ACT, a Fujitsu company, is working with Transport Scotland to pilot ACT’s mobile ticketing collection app, which will make smart ticketing even more convenient for passengers in Scotland.

The mobile collection app makes collecting transport tickets on a smart card simple and convenient. Although there are many smart ticketing schemes that enable passengers to top up their smart card online, it can take up to 48 hours for the ticket to be processed for use on the transport network. Passengers will soon be able to buy their ticket online, anytime, anywhere, use the NFC enabled mobile collection app to collect their ticket and use it to travel just 15 minutes later.

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Smart ticketing on track for Metrolink

An update on the roll-out of Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM) get me there smart ticketing system is included in a report to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), meeting next week.
It states the next phase for get me there locally will be to make multimodal bus and tram travel with a single smart card possible for the first time.

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Smart Ticketing for Lochaber bus routes

Bus passengers in the Lochaber area can now purchase smart season and multi-journey tickets for travel on Shiel Buses. Passengers just need to register for Transport Scotland’s saltirecard, which is underpinned by ACT’s smart-ticketing back office, to gain the convenience and flexibility of using the smart card.
Please see below for the full press release from Transport Scotland.

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Smart ticketing taking off in Greater Manchester

ACT’s customer, Transport for Greater Manchester operatesthe largest multi-operator ticketing scheme in the UK, outside London.
Please see below for its recent press release on how passengers are embracing smarter travel solutions through their get me there travel card.

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ACT Analytics delivers new insight into South West passenger transport needs

SWSAL (South West Smart Applications Limited) has strengthened its pivotal role in supporting the region’s efficient and effective integrated smart-transport managed service.
Following the purchase of ACT Analytics, SWSAL now has the tools to utilise the region’s wealth of transport data to help its members create operational efficiencies and improve passenger transport services for residents and visitors alike.

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