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ABC Magazine is a publisher and source of new and reviews for the bus and coach industry. ABC is the exclusive Media Partner of the Bus Industry Confederation.
ABC Magazine is a publisher and source of new and reviews for the bus and coach industry. ABC is the exclusive Media Partner of the Bus Industry Confederation.
Advantech is a leader in providing trusted Innovative Embedded and Automation products and solutions. Since 1983, Advantech has always been an innovator in the development and manufacture of high-quality, high-performance computing platforms. To realise their corporate vision of Enabling an Intelligent Planet, Advantech will continue collaborating and Partnering for Smart city & IoT Solutions.
Altro is a manufacturer of light-weight, long-lasting, slip-resistant, and fire-compliant floorcoverings for the transport industry.
As the original inventors of non-slip flooring, Altro was also the first company to manufacture transport-specific flooring over 60 years ago and continues to supply flooring to public transport across Australia and the world. We work with OEMs, transport authorities, and end-users to provide bespoke and off-the-shelf solutions.
All Altro Flooring is available either as rolls only or pre-cut kits, with self-adhesive and reverse welding also available. Altro also supplies custom-designed mats for wheelchair, no standing areas and pram spaces. Stock is readily available to ship ex-Melbourne, backed up with customer service excellence and after-sales support that you only receive directly from the manufacturer. Let Altro be your flooring partner of choice for your organisation.
AngelTrax is a leading designer, manufacturer and provider of in-vehicle mobile surveillance for the student transit, mass transit, fleet/driver behavior with AI, locomotive and waste management industries.
|Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global coatings company dedicated solely to the development, manufacture and sale of liquid and powder coatings. Axalta products increase durability, enhance productivity and add beauty.|
BFI Fire provide comprehensive fire safety solutions for businesses throughout Australasia with Dafo Vehicle Fire Suppression Systems.
Bridgestone Australia is a major supplier to the Australasian automotive industry with an extensive range of quality tyres, carefully developed to suit local conditions. Cold Process Retreads are one of the most cost effective and reliable tyre solutions on the market today
Bus Finance Australia was established in 2004 as a specific Industry Specialist Financier. Due to their industry knowledge, experience and staffing they provide a range of financial services and support from single bus operators through to large urban bus operators.
With a presence in both metropolitan Sydney and regional New South Wales, BusInsure is a leading provider of insurance services to the bus and coach industry Australia wide.
The Bus Driver Academy (TDBA) provides an on line bus driver course. This can be used as currency for persons entering the industry or as induction, retraining, professional development, refresher training for operators or as a companion to bus driver licence training for RTO’s. TDBA also provide training and assessment frameworks for operators which can be supported or as a 3rd party provider, in line with accreditation and legal requirements.
Camira manufacture and supply fabric for all modes of public transport – bus & coach, tram, rail and ferry. With over 200 years of history, skill and knowledge their fabrics meet the demanding safety and durability requirements for public transport networks. Camira have an extensive range of stock service fabrics and can also assist you in developing custom designs..
Coachworks is your one-stop bus and coach specialists offering
refurbishment and remodelling, seating and spare parts as well as smash
repairs and maintenance services.
CoachHire is one of Australia’s leading coach hire broker companies offering professional transport management services making tours, large events and contract work easy. Through years of experience, they have come to understand that the most important points for their clients are cleanliness, punctuality, competitive rates, and friendly professional service. CoachHire offer a range of modern vehicles from 13-seat minibusses up to 70-seat coaches with standard, executive, and VIP classes available.
Connect Source deliver electronic, electrical and technology solutions that connect customers in the Transport, Mining, Agriculture and Oil & Gas sectors which includes manufacturing electronic diesel connectors, wiring harnesses & accessories and control systems. We are the largest national distributor of the real-time driver fatigue and distraction management system, Guardian by Seeing Machines. This technology is improving safety and performance across the transport industry.
Consat Telematics provides public transport solutions for real-time fleet, vehicle and driver monitoring, voice and text communications, driver assistance, vehicle forecasts, passenger information, statistical analysis for efficiency improvements, and a large number of interfaces for information exchange with systems and vehicles.
Cummins design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies. Cummins is the world’s largest independent designer and manufacturer of diesel engines.
Engineering technical and certification consultancy vehicle standards and compliance.
Established over 30 years ago Distinctive Systems is the leading supplier of software for coach, bus and tour companies. More than 1,500 operators rely on this software for the efficient management of their companies
Delivers Turn Key Asset Services to the Australian and New Zealand markets. With over 280 offices and sites staffed by 53,000 employees, Downer EDI proudly deliver efficient, effective and reliable solutions to some of the regions largest organisations.
DTI develops and provides world-leading surveillance, video analytics, and passenger information systems technology and services to the global mobile transit industry.
DSA Vehicle Relocations is Australia’s Leading Transport Management Company.
DSAVR offers solutions to bus and coach transport needs.
– Vehicle Relocations & Delivery,
– Trip Planning & Management,
– Logistics Management,
– Fleet Management,
– Operations & Administration Management…and much more!
Zero emission bus refuelling and charging infrastructure, bus leasing (electric and hydrogen buses and service stations).
EnergyAustralia is a leading energy retailer and generator with 2.4 million customer accounts across eastern Australia. We supply energy to our residential and business customers from a modern energy portfolio, underpinned by coal and gas power plants, as well as renewable energy sources.
Through NextGen, EnergyAustralia is driving the depot electrification for e-fleets in Australia. We provide depot electrification advice, full turn-key solutions, operations and maintenance, commercial solar, battery energy storage, demand response and virtual power plant capability.
EnergyAustralia recently updated its Climate Change Statement, which includes a commitment to be net zero (scope one, two and three) by 2050, to be out of coal by 2040, and to reduce our direct emissions by 60 per cent by 2028/29 relative to 2019-20.
At Evenergi, we turn zero emission transport aspirations into operational reality. Incorporating industry leading software and advisory, Evenergi helps bus operators to plan, implement and manage optimised zero emissions transport fleets and energy infrastructure. This means lower risk and greater financial and environmental upside for bus operations.
Australian owned and operating leader in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services across the following sectors: Engineering, Maintenance, Transport & Logistics, Infrastructure & Trades, Manufacturing & Processing.
Fire Connect is an Australian owned company providing Fire Suppression and ancillary products including the NOVO Safe-Check systems and TPMS. Fire Connect provides training for the service of all our products and offers servicing via our national footprint of technicians. We distribute the P Mark certified FIREDETEC water mist system for use on ICE and ZEBs. Fire Connect will be offering a P Mark powder system (DCP) from Q2 2023.
FleetSafe are the Australian distributors and national installation service for Mobileye – Global leaders in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), collision avoidance and autonomous vehicle technology.
Founded in Brisbane in 2003 Future Fleet is one of Australia’s leading providers of advanced telematics fleet management systems and GPS vehicle, asset, trailer and refrigerated unit tracking solutions to businesses across all industries.
GIRO is a world leader in software solutions for planning, scheduling and managing efficient, high-quality public transit operations. Today, with clients in over 25 countries, our HASTUS solution is deployed around the world.
Adapted for multiple platforms, our products deploy advanced operations-research optimization techniques and powerful data-management tools. Co-innovating with our clients, we deliver solutions made for the real world.
Go Transit is responsible for all aspects of the implementation of media including graphic design, printing and installation and the majority of these activities are undertaken from Go Transit’s head office on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
Gosling Electrical is a new department within the Gosling Group currently working with Express Coaches and Curratechnic with compliance and engineering support. Able to provide customers with bus compliance support and engineering services.
The Heritage Group specialises in finance brokerage, property transactions and corporate advisory services for the transport, forestry, mining and hospitality industries.
Hitachi is a leader in providing trusted proven Operational and Digital Integration products to the automotive industry.
Hitachi helps bus operators to plan, implement and manage optimized zero emissions transport fleets and energy infrastructure.
Hitachi ZeroCarbon offers an unmatched range of next-generation technologies and expertise to help decarbonize fleets, discover untapped revenue streams, and maximize opportunities for long-term growth in the new, net zero world. This includes an innovative ‘Battery as a Service’ solution helping fleet owners to de-risk this emerging technology while unlocking potential value creation.
HydroSun specialise in green hydrogen production and distribution.
ICS Service Solutions is a premier supplier of cleaning and facilities services for local government, hospitality, medical, transport and commercial sectors across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.
iTMS has developed and designed the Heavy Transport Tyre Safety program, a true live interactive cloud base program meaning you can securely access your data from anywhere in the world, 24/7. iTMS enables companies to control, maintain and analyse cost with tyre fleet management in real time.
IMPULSE Wireless specialises in Push-to-talk two-way communications using mobile networks. IMPULSE Wireless provide a more engineered capability and tailored approach to meet the unique needs of each bus and coach operator.
The device is capable of integrating business applications and functions such as schedule and route management, KPI tracking, and operational intelligence all on the one device. Bus companies doing this with IMPULSE Wireless are improving safety, visibility, reporting and performance, while reducing overall costs.
INIT is worldwide leading supplier of IT solutions for public transport. INIT understand the specific needs and challenges customers face each day. To provide maximum support INIT cover all operational processes within a fully integrated ITS system and offer a wide variety of services.
Into Training Australia is a privately owned Registered Training Organisation that provides training and associated workforce services nationally, to the transport, construction, waste management and local government sectors.
iris Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd is the Melbourne based subsidiary of iris-GmbH, a German company developing and manufacturing sensors for automatic passenger counting. We design, develop, produce and install our opto-electronic sensors for integration into a variety of systems.
ISRINGHAUSEN is the global market leader in the development and manufacture of innovative seating systems for commercial vehicles as well as technical springs. Their products are used in trucks, buses and construction equipment.
JCDecaux is number one worldwide in Transport Advertising with over 366,000 panels across 50 countries. They are Australia’s largest national provider of bus and tram advertising.
JET Charge is an Australian owned SME and the country’s largest installer of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and associated services. From a humble beginning installing EV chargers for Tesla owners in Victoria back in 2013, JET Charge has grown to be Australia’s market leader for all things EV charging, and now has a growing presence in New Zealand. JET Charge have completed ZEB charging projects in Queensland, NSW and Victoria, offering the full vertical in commercial fleet charging, including: concept & engineering design, grid connection augmentation, procurement, installation, commissioning, maintenance and technology services.
KINNECT is a leading Privately Owned Occupational Health & Workplace Rehabilitation Company in Australia. With wholly-owned metropolitan and regional offices throughout Australia, teams of passionate local staff and a network of over 350 affiliated medical and allied health clinics, KINNECT is a national provider of Occupational Health & Workplace Rehabilitation services. Our unique value proposition is our understanding and appreciation of health risk and partnering with our clients to develop tailored solutions.
KlineFire are an Australian owned business with operations on a global scale. They have been specialising in the supply, manufacturing and servicing of fire protection for over 50 years. KlineFire are the exclusive distributor of Kidde Technologies Inc. UTC vehicle suppression systems.
Lion energy is an ASX listed oil and gas company focussing on conventional oil and gas production and development, appraisal and step out exploration risk opportunities.
Lion aims to be amongst the first movers in green hydrogen production and dispensing in Australia and is mobilising its resources to meet this objective with a focus on the heavy vehicle mobility market in the eastern states of Australia.
These partnerships ensure that all products, services and functional elements of hydrogen solutions are practical to apply in small and large bus operation environments.
LSM Technologies provides specialised products and services that help to maintain equipment, increase workplace safety, extend component service life and increase productivity. LSM Technologies provide a wide range of services.
Luminator is a global leader in designing and manufacturing system technologies for mobile passenger information on buses and rail-bound vehicles.
MAHA is the proud worldwide supplier of premium German made lifting and testing equipment. MAHA in Australia can control the complete supply chain from manufacture in Germany right through to delivery, installation and across the entire service life of our product. The MAHA Australia team consists of both factory trained sales, service and administrational staff.
For over 50 years, Mastercom has worked with teams in all situations, from the factory floor to the fireground. Communication is the specialist Mastercom DNA, bringing together devices, new technology, networks and software that enable teams to work seamlessly. The key to Mastercom’s success is our highly skilled, technical people who work with RF and related systems to solve business problems, every day. Mastercom ensures your workforce is always connected, offering digital two-way radio coverage in and around major capital cities and regional centres.
McNaughtans is one of the largest established national suppliers of aftermarket components including transport hardware and gas struts. McNaughtans is the Australian distributor of Tarabus (bus specific floor covering) and Tru Vision wiper solutions. With branches situated in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, their workforce is well established with excellent and knowledgeable staff with a track record for the customer satisfaction.
Established in 1983, MKW are Insurance Brokers specialising in the Bus and Coach industry. They have been trusted advisors to some of Australia’s most prestigious names for many years.
Mobileye has been developing high tech solutions for over 20 years and is a global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving. Mobileye 8 Connect prevents collisions with enhanced ADAS features, the connected device offers G-sensor data and provides a powerful picture of fleet safety, including insights into near misses or a driver’s progress on unsafe habits such as tailgating, harsh braking and lane changes without signalling and can be easily deployed through the Mobileye Connect Platform. Mobileye Shield+ is a collision avoidance system designed specifically for buses with extended blind spots operating in crowded urban environments.
Mondo Power is a wholly owned subsidiary of AusNet Services, one of Australia’s leading energy infrastructure developers, owners and operators across electricity networks (distribution and transmission), gas transmission, metering, distributed energy resources, batteries and solar, community power systems, and a range of other assets. We own, operate and maintain assets worth over a billion dollars in addition to our regulated networks.
Mondo Power’s Clean Mobility Team specialise in full-lifecycle clean mobility project development and execution. As experts in integrating large scale energy infrastructure solutions we have core capabilities in designing, building, operating & maintaining electric vehicle charging infrastructure including specialised grid connections, charging hardware and software, on-site generation, energy management solutions and a range of financing options. Our comfort with large-scale complex systems means the bigger your EV infrastructure is, the better we can serve your needs.
Multispares offers parts and supply management solutions to bus and coach operations through a branch network extending around Australia and New Zealand.
Navigate Work helps businesses transform their thinking to connect their workplace Health, Brand & Place identities into a simple cohesive vision to ensure they attract and retain the best employees in the competitive employment market.
NEC is at the forefront of providing technology for the transport industry all around the world. Through our Smart Ticketing solutions, our Operational Intelligence systems, Safety and Security platforms and Customer Focused tools, our Smart Transport Services are changing the way we think, plan and udertake our journeys.
NEC partner with Public Transport Authorities and Operators to provide customer-centric, data-driven tools that make it easier for those who work in the industry to deliver millions of services to customers every day. We are also at the cutting edge of technology, enabling the rollout of 5G across Australia and New Zealand and planning for a transport future that is based on alternative energy sources.
netBI is the leading provider of cloud-based, large-scale data warehousing, data analytics, business intelligence, data animations and reporting solutions and services designed specifically for the public transit and transport sectors.
Novo Transport Systems offers an integrated service to the bus and coach industry, specialising in the supply, installation and maintenance of electrical components. In particular, the majority of their customers order security, safety, servicing and entertainment systems.
O’Brien Glass is Australia’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement company. They have advisors available 24/7 and technicians all over Australia.
Quality and efficiency of passenger transport services are the driving forces behind our software and consultancy solutions. To stay-ahead in this fast-changing environment, operators need access to tools and services that enable them to respond quickly and effectively. Our solutions utilise leading technology to address the needs of passenger transport operators to create efficient schedules, timetables and staff rosters. These feed through to vehicle and crew allocation systems that ensure timetables are delivered punctually and cost effectively.
Optibus provides a SaaS platform that plans and schedules the movements of vehicles and drivers, increasing operational efficiency, reducing costs and improving reliability. The platform provides detailed insights on operational and financial efficiency. Optibus helps the world’s leading transit providers better run mass transportation through AI and advanced optimisation algorithms.
Suppliers of quality OEM parts; wiper systems, brakes, destination equipment, seatbelts, filters, globes and accessories, along with the original design lighting systems and much more. Supplying to bus body builders, bus and truck operators.
PBA Transit Planning (PBA) developes practical, easily implemented, real-world solutions for public transport systems across the globe. PBA is a leading independent public transport scheduling organisation, with a reputation built on hands-on, real-world approach, the result of significant operations experience with a diverse range of local and international clients across all transport modes.
Piper Alderman is a commercial law firm with offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. With extensive experience in the bus and road transport sector, Piper Alderman’s team acts for transport clients throughout all of Australia. They are consistently ranked as one of Australia’s leading law firms and recognised as an outstanding legal services provider.
Pitcher Partners is an accounting and business advisory firm with a strong reputation for providing personal service and quality advice to small to medium public companies and privately owned businesses and public sector organisations.
Precision Cleaning are an Australian cleaning company who offer a wide range of cleaning services to office facilities or industrial buildings. Precision Cleaning also offer fleet cleaning and fleet management services for car, truck and bus.
PrimeWorks develops and delivers leading edge cloud based operational and accounting software solutions to the Australian Bus & Coach industry. Their development team is based and managed in the centre of Parramatta’s business district.
QRM works with bus operators, their brokers and insurers to develop motor accident management strategies which improve operating standards, implement risk mitigation processes, reduce operating overheads and protects bus operators against excessive insurance claims, costs and premium increases.
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services and software provider and is the largest firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business tax services.
Established in 1959 SMS Diesel Spares is a leading independent supplier of Japanese and European truck and bus spare parts to domestic and overseas markets.
Located in Brisbane QLD, Scriptus is a specialist consultancy supporting innovative procurement and contracting activities on both sides of the purchase equation.
SGESCO-MAX has been developing advanced safety solutions for a host of industries, including the bus industry, for over 20 years. SGESCO-MAX is known for being a solutions-driven company creating active and passive vehicle safety devices and warning systems to help solve complex safety challenges. Their research and development team has developed a range of products such as Occupant Safety, Anti-Rollaway, Speed Control, and driver fatigue solutions relevant to the bus industry.
SGESCO have recently released a demonstration video on their MAX-SAFE Seatbelt Warning System. This safety solution has been used in mining transfer buses since 2016.
Siemens is a global electrical engineering company providing EV charging infrastructure and grid solutions for electric bus depots and drive trains for commercial EV’s.
SMC manufacture, process and sell automatic control equipment and manufacture and sell sintered filters and various types of filtration equipment.
Smedley’s Engineers is an Australian engineering firm providing specialised services in automotive and heavy vehicle engineering including ADR certification and PBS compliance. Additional services covering infrastructure, general and mechanical engineering.
Streamline Co. manage software projects for bus operators throughout Asia Pacific. With experience working both in Bus Operations and a key Transport Industry Software Provider Streamline Co. is uniquely positioned to provide advice on bus industry specific software solutions. Services include procurement support, implementation, training and project management.
SURA Australian Bus and Coach is a leading purpose built underwriter providing bus and coach owners and operators with valuable tailored insurance for their vehicles, depots and businesses.
Swagelok EANZ is an industry leader in fluid control components and subsystems, specialising in hydrogen transportation and infrastructure. Swagelok EANZ provides industry training, technical support , fabrication and evaluation services.
Systems368 create, deliver and support software solutions and services for transportation agencies to manage day-to-day business operations.
Thoreb focuses on innovative solutions for the public transport industry, including real-time information system and intelligent electrical systems.
Located in St. Kilda VIC, Tiger Spider is a transport engineering consultancy that specialises in heavy commercial and high productivity freight vehicles.
Transfab provides a wide range of services for bus and coach repairs and refurbishments, from a simple re-spray to a full re-fit. They are located in Queensland.
transportme is a software company providing operators with GPS, ticketing, reporting, smartcards, operator and driver compliance and more. This truly innovative and adaptable system is used around Australia and New Zealand.
The Trapeze Group create, deliver and support software solutions and services that make it easier for transportation agencies to manage their complex, day-to-day business operations.
The fund of choice for some of Australia’s biggest transport companies, TWUSUPER is the largest Industry SuperFund for workers in transport. Run only to benefit members.
United Safety & Survivability Corporation (rebrand of Firestorm November 2020) has been successfully delivering fire protection services across Australia for the past 16 years. During this time, we have grown from a single person operation in the Hunter Valley to now employing around 135 people across Australia. Our Company remains focused on Saving Lives and will push out new products in the Safety & Survivability area which complements our Fire products range and services. In addition, our business will have a research and development team operating 24 hours a day across the globe for new products and innovation.
Valvoline is a leading marketer, distributor and producer of quality automotive lubricants and industrial products and services.
Ventura Systems is a manufacturer of innovative door systems for buses, trams and metro. The company’s products are delivered worldwide to many renowned manufacturers of vehicles and rolling stock designed for use in public transport systems.
Victorian Diesel Services has been providing quality servicing and repairs since 1997. They do mechanical repairs, maintenance services, safety inspections and panel shop services.
Viva Energy Australia make, import, blend and deliver fuels, lubricants, solvents and bitumen through their extensive national and international supply chains.
Viva Energy are proudly Australian and enthusiastic to be an important part of Australia’s future. As a manufacturer and supplier of products derived from hydrocarbons, Viva Energy recognise the important role to play in supporting the transition to a lower carbon future. The organisation places a firm commitment to lighten their environmental footprint by investing in global best practice and innovative sustainability solutions across operations. Viva Energy will continue to help people reach their destination and look forward to building a safe and reliable energy future.
Voith in Australia and New Zealand offers its customers a diverse range of products and services for business and industry worldwide. Voith is a leader in manufacturing and servicing of automatic transmissions, air compressors, retarders and other products for commercial vehicles.
Webfleet Solutions is one of the world’s leading telematics solution providers, dedicated to fleet management, vehicle telematics and connected car services. Its main Software-as-a-Service solution WEBFLEET is used by businesses of all sizes to improve vehicle performance, save fuel, support drivers and increase overall fleet efficiency.
bank and one of the four major banking organisations in the
nation, Westpac provides a wide range of financial services, including consumer, business, and institutional banking and wealth management. The company’s purpose is to create better futures together, which drives their strategy to build long-lasting customer relationships.
bucklemeup® is a wireless bluetooth passenger seatbelt safety alarm system for buses ranging in sizes from 8 to 60 seats. The wireless bucklemeup cartridge is easily adhered to every seatbelt buckle on the bus and the dash mounted monitor will display the passenger seatbelt status and emit an audible and visual alert if a passenger unbuckles. This eliminates the need for the driver to turn around and check on passengers throughout the journey.