New Ridehailing Business Alto Selects Bestmile Technology to Manage and Optimize First-of-its-Kind Mobility Experience
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bestmile’s Mobility Services Platform Enables Alto to Accelerate Time to Market and Offer Differentiated Service
Bestmile, the leading mobility services platform used to plan, manage, and optimize autonomous and human-driven vehicle fleets, today announced that Alto, a new Dallas-based ridehailing business, will launch the first phase of its service next week, with on-demand rides managed by Bestmile’s Mobility Services Platform.
Alto selected Bestmile as its back-end platform partner for the introduction of a new kind of ridehailing experience. Alto is focused on delivering exceptional passenger service. It starts with safety, using professional drivers, and a dedicated fleet of cars. With Bestmile providing the service management platform, Alto has been able to enter the market faster and differentiate from larger peer-to-peer service providers.
“Alto is maniacal about the passenger experience. By partnering with Bestmile and adopting its Mobility Services Platform, we’ve been able to achieve our mission to differentiate in a market that has become defined by the need for safety and consistency,” said Will Coleman, CEO of Alto.
Beyond peer-to-peer ridehailing
Currently, peer-to-peer transportation network companies (TNCs) largely rely on under-optimized fleets, which has resulted in disjointed service, increased traffic congestion, and susceptibility to security problems. Guided by the motto of “You drive us,” Alto places a high emphasis on the customer experience, offering a new class of service that’s unmatched in safety, efficiency and overall ambiance.
“The ridehailing industry is booming, and while it is marked with well-recognized brands, it is also ripe for disruption by savvy tech brands that have seen the gap in vehicle efficiency and rider experience and safety, and can fill that with innovative new services,” said Roger Lanctot, Director of Automotive Connected Mobility at Strategy Analytics. “While the incumbents have captured at most about two percent of vehicle miles traveled in the U.S., newer services entering the field are poised to capture and capitalize on the customer experience and improved vehicle management, something that riders and cities continue to demand.”
Through its partnership with Bestmile, Alto is filling a significant gap in the mobility market. The new service gives customers control of the ride, allowing them to “set the vibe” from the lighting to the music. Alto’s business model revolves around a monthly membership fee giving members significant discounts on each trip.
A coordinated and intelligent mobility service
Fleet optimization and routing services are managed by Bestmile’s intelligent mobility services technology. With its proprietary ride matching and dispatching algorithms, Bestmile’s Mobility Services Platform enables Alto to deliver a coordinated and intelligent mobility service, providing more control over key performance indicators such as pick-up and wait times, routing efficiency, and vehicle utilization.
“The limitations and downsides of peer-to-peer services for drivers, travelers, and cities are exposing opportunities for new kinds of services,” said Raphael Gindrat, CEO of Bestmile. “We’ve partnered with Alto to develop a platform that enables it to monitor and manage service performance and KPIs so that it can deliver a new kind of mobility experience.”
Reduced risks and accelerated time to market
Alto also used Bestmile’s new Service Design Offering in its service planning process. The professional service helped Alto simulate its planned service and allowed the company to test multiple variables like fleet size, vehicle positioning, and vehicle capacity, with the goal of optimizing KPIs such as vehicle utilization, excess ride times, and pickup time deviations, all prior to launch. The findings from the Service Design Offering served as the playbook for the new service, helping Alto reduce risk and accelerate its time to market.
Because Bestmile’s platform supports both human-driven and autonomous vehicles, Alto is also prepared for the evolution of mobility services from ridehailing today to the future of hybrid and ultimately all-autonomous services.
For a deeper dive into Alto and how it’s leveraging Bestmile’s Mobility Services Platform, a video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/p87UlIl3Pi0
Bestmile empowers mobility providers to deploy, manage and optimize autonomous and human-driven vehicle fleets, supporting fixed-route and on-demand services, regardless of the vehicle brand or type. Bestmile’s mobility platform allows operators to support multi-modal, multi-service offerings in a safe and efficient manner by integrating autonomous vehicles in the existing transportation ecosystem. Bestmile’s autonomous mobility service platform is being used daily in shared electric autonomous vehicles in pedestrian areas and public roads. Incorporated in 2014, Bestmile has global offices in San Francisco (USA) and Lausanne (Switzerland). For more information, visit www.bestmile.com.
Alto is a membership only, on-demand ride service based in Dallas, TX. Alto owns and operates its dedicated fleet of new, safe, and well-maintained vehicles. Each employee driver is carefully vetted and rigorously trained. Alto’s features include in-app music, lighting, and conversation controls, as well as app-enabled vehicle identification, via exterior vehicle lighting. Alto will expand to new cities starting in 2019. To learn more visit www.ridealto.com , @ridealto on Instagram, or https://www.facebook.com/ridealto/
email@example.com+41 21 508 70 01
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at:
http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/99777fcb-914a-475e-8de0-0178c77dd667 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/8252c1ff-82e7-4ed5-8df6-b4c5dd8535f5 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/43fa4f83-aa19-4a6f-896d-e413a7e36d22
Om Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York
+1 212 401 8700http://www.nasdaqomx.com
NASDAQ (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents.
Følg saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
Navigators Stockholders Approve Merger with The Hartford16.11.2018 22:01 | Pressemelding
STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) (“Navigators”) announced that, at a special meeting of stockholders held today, Navigators’ stockholders approved the adoption of the previously announced merger agreement relating to the proposed transaction between Navigators and The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (“The Hartford”), whereby Navigators will become a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hartford. Subject to the terms and conditions of the merger agreement, at the effective time of the merger, each eligible share of Navigators common stock will be cancelled and converted into the right to receive $70.00 in cash. The merger remains subject to various closing conditions, including receipt of various regulatory approvals, and is expected to close during the first half of 2019. About Navigators The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVG)(“Navigators” or the “Company”) is a global specialty insurance holding company. We provide custom
This is a test from GlobeNewswire16.11.2018 20:57 | Pressemelding
LONDON, Nov. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This is a test from GlobeNewswire. Readers are advised to disregard. TESTING -- TESTING -- TESTING -- TESTING -- TESTING -- TESTING -- TESTING -- TESTING -END- CONTACT: Karen Yu Senior Director, Global Head of GlobeNewswire Media Relations Direct: +1 310 258 6917 Mobile: +1 626 389 7427 or David Didier Lislet Manager, GlobeNewswire Media Relations, EMEA Phone: +33 185 341 347
BlissCo Receives Cannabis Sales License from Health Canada16.11.2018 14:00 | Pressemelding
Not for distribution in the U.S. or to U.S. Newswires VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NetworkWire – BlissCo Cannabis Corp. (CSE: BLIS) (OTCQB: HSTRF) (FRA: GQ4B) (“BlissCo” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that it has received a comprehensive sales license from Health Canada to sell bulk cannabis and pre-packaged, labeled, and tested cannabis products. “We are thrilled to receive our sales license and to be able to start pre-registering clients and supplying both the robust medical and adult-use markets in Canada with our premium cannabis products,” said Damian Kettlewell, CEO of BlissCo. “BlissCo is committed to providing top-tier service to all of our customers.” The Company will soon be launching its e-commerce website and BlissConnect, a telemedicine app for medical cannabis consultations, to service its medical clients. The Company is currently ready to pre-register clients wishing to be first in line when shipping begins. To pre-registe
Gratomic Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement16.11.2018 14:00 | Pressemelding
TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gratomic Inc. (“GRAT” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: GRAT) (FRANKFURT:CB81, WKN:A143MR) is pleased to announce the offering of a non-brokered private placement of up to 10,000,000 working capital units (the “WC Unit”) for up to $1,000,000 (the “Offering”). Each WC Unit is priced at $0.10 and consists of one (1) common share and one (1) common share purchase warrant (“WC Warrant”). Each WC Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one (1) common share (a “WC Warrant Share”) at a price of $0.20 per WC Warrant Share until the earlier of: (i) three (3) years following the Closing of the Offering; and (ii) in the event that the closing price of the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is at least $0.30 for ten (10) consecutive trading days, and the 10th trading day (the “Final Trading Day”) is at least four (4) months from the Closing Date, the date which is thirty (30) days from the Final Trading Day. Eligible Finders may receive 5% of the value of
Mitratech Listed Among Financial Times’ Inaugural Top 35 Intelligent Business Award Winners and Other Prestigious Categories16.11.2018 10:00 | Pressemelding
Legal Tech Top 10 FTIL Intelligent Business Award for Contracting FTIL Intelligent Business Award for Use of Legal Technology AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Financial Times’ inaugural FT Intelligent Business Special Report has recognized Mitratech among the top companies with the greatest impact on the practice and business of law. The report highlights the integration of people, processes, and data to solve a legal business’ operational challenges and how the ramifications of this back-office revolution are felt across organizations everywhere. “The fact that the Financial Times is now tracking the impact of legal technology reinforces that the industry is at a tipping point,” said Jason Parkman, Mitratech CEO. “There’s more transformation that lies ahead. We are honored and humbled to be a part of that movement and in good company with several clients we were recognized with.” The company was presented with the following honors: FT Intelligent Business Top 35: M
GridGain Ranked 77th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™16.11.2018 09:00 | Pressemelding
1,724 Percent Growth Over the Past Four Years Ranks 19th in the San Francisco Bay Area FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GridGain® Systems, provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing solutions based on Apache® Ignite™, is ranked No. 77 on the Deloitte 2018 Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. GridGain, which grew 1,724 percent over the past four years, was the 19th fastest growing company in the San Francisco Bay Area. “GridGain continues to benefit from strong market demand for our market-leading in-memory computing platform that helps customers realize their digital transformation and omnichannel customer experience initiatives,” said Abe Kleinfeld, President and CEO of GridGain Systems. “When you combine the best talent in the industry with great execution and strong customer demand, wonderful things happen.” “Congratulations to the Deloit
I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.Besøk vårt presserom