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SuperShuttle Introduces the NEXCOM Mobile Tablet PC
Jul 19, 2010 (11:07 AM EDT)


Improves customer service experience for passengers

PHOENIX, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperShuttle International, Inc., the nation's largest shared ride airport shuttle company, along with NEXCOM has begun rolling out the Mobile Tablet PC to all its franchise drivers.  The Mobile Tablet PC enhances the SuperShuttle customer service experience by providing:

  • Prompt pickup service and efficient routing: Sends a reservation directly from the dispatch to the driver's NEXCOM Mobile Tablet PC, where the driver will see the exact pickup location on a map, with software that optimizes the route automatically with the Geospatial Navigation toolkit provided by Telogis Geobase.
  • Facilitate on-board promotion: Built in barcode scanner for prepaid tickets, vouchers and promotional discounts all scanned into the system saving customers and drivers time, and efficient book keeping for the drivers and the customers.
  • Convenient billing solutions: The Mobile Tablet PC connects via Bluetooth to a mobile printer and credit card swipe supplied by Zebra Technologies allowing drivers to easily swipe credit cards and print credit card receipts and signature slips immediately for the customer.
  • Incredible large screen navigation: The large sunlight readable touch screen is perfect for displaying maps and detailed information regarding reservations and will cut down on driver distraction allowing the driver to focus on the road and the customer experience they can provide.

"We think the NEXCOM Mobile Tablet PC is a real game changer for our customers and our drivers creating a seamless customer service experience for our franchise drivers and the customers alike," said Mike Hogan, Chief Information Officer for SuperShuttle International and Veolia Transportation On Demand.  

For screenshots of the SuperShuttle Mobile Tablet PC or other SuperShuttle visuals, please go to http://www.supershuttle.com/en/PressRoom.aspx?Location=PressRoom

SuperShuttle International, based in Phoenix, AZ is a division of Veolia Transportation On Demand and a subsidiary of Veolia Environnement (Euronext: VIE, NYSE: VE).  SuperShuttle serves 33 airports, carrying more than eight million passengers a year.  Airports served by SuperShuttle include some of the largest in the country including Los Angeles, New York, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Washington, D.C. and Miami.  Please go to www.supershuttle.com for more information.  

About Veolia Transportation

Based in Chicago, Veolia Transportation is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. Veolia Transportation is committed to setting the standard in safe and sustainable mobility solutions through partnerships with cities, transit authorities, airports and other clients.

The company is part of the Veolia Environnement companies in North America, with 30,000 North American employees, providing sustainable environmental solutions in water management, waste services, energy management and passenger transportation.

Veolia Environnement (NYSE: VE and Paris Euronext: VIE) operates in 72 countries, with annual revenues of $50 billion in 2008. Veolia Environnement is in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index (DJSI STOXX).

Visit the company's Web sites at www.veoliatransportation.com  and www.veolia-transport.com/en/ 

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SOURCE SuperShuttle International, Inc.