QRoutes Launches Schools and Special Needs Transport Planning Software

Bristol, 14 November 2017 - QRoutes has announced the latest version of its Transport Planning tool, which is available online as easy to use software. Designed to simplify and improve the planning of school and special needs transport, QRoutes optimises routes and maximises vehicle utilisation, reducing operational costs. It can take many months to route [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2nd User Group Meeting – book your place now

The 2nd QRoutes User Group Meeting is being held at Birmingham University on 15th November. These events are an opportunity for users to compare notes with other users feedback directly to the whole team direct the development of future features and functionality The networking and collaboration between users is a key aspect of the day [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Listening to our users

Last week the QRoutes Team hosted the first QRoutes User Group Meeting in Milton Keynes. Thank you to the representatives of eight local authorities who braved journeys - some of them hundreds of miles - on a sweltering day to join us. Fortunately, the meeting room was air conditioned and the group could get on [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Power for planners

Thank you to Jeremy Branscombe, a planner at Warwickshire County Council, who flagged use of a ‘Private Road’ in a solution returned by QRoutes recently. Ordnance Survey (OS) Maps  list approximately 30% of roads as ‘private’, including school driveways. So, thanks to Jeremy’s discovery, we are now in the process of updating QRoutes to check [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

QRoutes welcomes Stuart Gilmore as Non Executive Director

Following an investment by Jenson in QRoutes, the team are delighted to announce that Stuart Gilmore has joined as NED. “QRoutes is a very neat software product” comments Stuart, “It promises to deliver local authorities the dual benefit of financial and carbon savings whilst assisting the planning process in delivering SEND schools’ transport. I can [...]

By |2017-02-16T13:11:42+00:00February 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

QRoutes feature in Local Transport Today

We're excited to be featured in the current edition of Local Transport Today. The centre page spread, written by Geoff Dudley, explores the tool's functionality and its application to SEN (special educational needs) transport and potential applications elsewhere. If you subscribe to TransportXtra, you can access the article here, https://www.transportxtra.com/publications/local-transport-today/news/51947/routing-tool-takes-the-pain-out-of-sen-transport-planning If you don't currently subscribe, [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00November 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ATCO – Falkirk report

Last week, QRoutes Business Development Director, Jeff Duffell, presented at the ATCO Training Day in Falkirk. ATCO Vice Chair, Tim Stephenson, said, “In these times of austerity, we must make sure that we make the best use of every penny in meeting the transport needs of our residents. We therefore need to ensure that we [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ATCO – Falkirk

One of the key issues local authorities face is identifying the transport needs of their residents. Jeff Duffell of QRoutes along with a number of leading experts have been invited by ATCO (Scotland) to speak at their Annual Training Day in Falkirk to present on innovative approaches to identification of these needs. The speakers include representatives from software [...]

By |2016-10-04T15:57:09+00:00October 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments