Road XS Blog Archives

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3 Delicious Autumn Treats

3 Delicious Autumn Treats

Autumn treats make the arrival of Autumn so much more bearable.  Over the weekend it was time to bring out the pancakes!  They were so delicious it...

COVID-19 Car Sharing Advice

COVID-19 Car Sharing Advice

COVID-19 car sharing advice has been improved thanks in part to a study by Swansea University.  The study found that opening car windows for ten...

Tackling Rural Isolation

Tackling Rural Isolation

Rural isolation is a growing problem especially as rural communities have become more and more isolated in recent times.  This is mainly down to the...

Reducing Social Isolation

Reducing Social Isolation

Social isolation can affect anyone at any age.  It can build up gradually for an individual and it can last for many years and in some cases become...

Why Wellbeing Matters

Why Wellbeing Matters

Wellbeing is defined by the ‘state of being comfortable, healthy or happy’. But there is much more to it than that. It also covers aspects such as...

People Aren’t Parcels

People Aren’t Parcels

Most transport software treat people in vehicles like you would a parcel, not taking into consideration the experience of the passenger in the...

Is Road XS Better than Uber?

Is Road XS Better than Uber?

In a word, yes! But that’s because we’re different. If you don’t know what Uber is or have never heard of them, Uber is a ride hailing service like...

Our Mission at Road XS

Our Mission at Road XS

For centuries the human race has always been moving forwards, pushing the boundaries just to survive. It's time we worked together to solve some of...

What is a Run Sheet?

What is a Run Sheet?

This is something we often get asked at Road XS and English language semantics aside, the run sheet is actually an important part of the community...

The Driver Portal

The Driver Portal

The driver portal in Road XS is one of the most innovative and time-saving features.  Not only is it easy to use and pretty to look at, but the...

Lift Share Demystified

Lift Share Demystified

Unless your commute to work involves some breathtaking scenery, chances are your daily trip to work is not much fun!  You could of course lift share...

Simple Transport Software

Simple Transport Software

Making things simple is the core development principle at Road XS. The irony however, is that transport and community transport is anything but...

Route Optimisation Your Way

Route Optimisation Your Way

As standard, Road XS comes pre-installed with route optimisation and our Smart Route technology.  This ensures that whenever you create a journey,...

Is the Future Too Soon?

Is the Future Too Soon?

By now, no doubt you have formed an opinion relating to driverless car technology (autonomous driving) and whether it’s a good or bad thing for...

Why Use Transport Software?

Why Use Transport Software?

Once an organisation makes the decision to use a blended transport software (fully integrated and blended into the organisation's processes), they...

Benefits of Software

Benefits of Software

Organisational Benefits of Using Software Organisations change over time, sometimes dramatically, and so do their software needs. If your current...

Automate Your Invoicing

Automate Your Invoicing

Managing your fees is a headache, but crucial to your community transport service success to ensure you maintain a sustainable future.  This means...

The Principles of the GDPR

The Principles of the GDPR

Many organisations are panicking about the forth coming data protection changes.  If you have been complying with the 1998 Data Protection Act then...

8 Tips for Tackling the GDPR

8 Tips for Tackling the GDPR

The GDPR will replace the existing European Data Directive when it come in to force on the 25th May 2018.  The aim is to create a “one stop shop”...

10 Practical Uses of Road XS

10 Practical Uses of Road XS

You Can Operate from Anywhere Because Road XS is based securely in the cloud, it means that you can operate your services from anywhere.  In theory...

Go Paperless with Road XS

Go Paperless with Road XS

A key feature of Road XS is it's ability to turn any community transport provider into a paperless operation and operational from a secure, green...

The Road XS Driver Portal

The Road XS Driver Portal

One of the lesser talked about features of Road XS is the Driver Portal.  The driver portal enables any volunteer driver to: 1. Login from anywhere...

A Big Change is Coming

A Big Change is Coming

Once more change is coming – and in a big way relating how you handle your information. If you aren’t already, you should be preparing yourselves...

Route Planning Made Easy

Route Planning Made Easy

Route planning can be one of the most time consuming tasks when managing journeys.  When creating journeys and advising drivers, everything revolves...

Why Use Road XS?

Why Use Road XS?

Road XS, now a leading community transport software, offers the best user experience to manage your community transport services.  It can either...

The Perfect Partner

The Perfect Partner

Voluntary car schemes generally provide transport for all members of the community of any age (Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult).  They...

Introducing Cloud Refresh

Introducing Cloud Refresh

Cloud Refresh - the little gem of Road XS, making Community Transport great again! Once you start using Road XS our work doesn’t stop there. Any...

Road XS Has Launched

Road XS Has Launched

We are pleased to announce that our new community transport software Road XS is now live.  Road XS is a cloud based community transport software. ...