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A Passenger Portal with a Difference

The passenger portal is the invisible link between you and your passengers. Without passengers there would be no need for any form of passenger transport services. The relationship you have between yourself and your passengers as with...

Turbo Charge Your Day with a Cold Shower

Cold showers are not pleasant (initially), but they do have a number of health benefits! Do you often struggle in the morning to wake up and get going? Do you feel like the day doesn’t start before a coffee? Well, what if it could start...

Steam Railway to the Rescue

There was a lovely story in the news recently about a Welsh steam railway offering free journeys to bus passengers stranded by the closure of main road in and out of their village. Buses on the 12 miles (19km) between Abergynolwyn and...

Be Lazy with Car Transport Software

Car transport software enables you to be lazy! Look, we’re all human. This probably means we all want an easy life. If you’re a community transport operator or transport manager, you know the two words ‘easy life’ just aren’t in your...

E-Book: Technology and Transport

We are pleased to announce the release of our latest e-book 'Technology and Transport'.  In this book we discuss some of the latest technological trends in transport including: Hyperloop Driverless cars Car share Software and safety...

The Value of Public Transport Software

Public transport software is a vital ingredient of managing transport services across the UK.  This type of software can help reduce costs, increase service efficiency, provide real-time transport updates and and provide deep insights...

What is Community Transport?

What is community transport? Is something that many people ask us. This is very often because people have never heard about it untless a member of family has been unable to travel or indeed themselves is in need of such a service. We...

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 transport world.  At it's core, a run sheet is a set of instructions of who you are picking...

Dial a Ride Done Right

Just in case you are not sure what dial a ride is, it is generally a door-to-door transport service for people with a permanent or long term disability or health problem who are unable, or virtually unable to use public transport.  It is...

The Driver Portal

Volunteer drivers and in some cases professional drivers, are the backbone of community transport services and come from all walks of life, all united in serving their local community.  Most (if not all) community transport providers will...

What is Demand Responsive Transport?

Demand responsive transport or DRT, is the emerging technology in community transport services.  This level of transport service provision enables optimising your existing resources, such as your drivers and vehicles to ensure your...

Podcast: What’s The Future for Community Transport?

Find out what the future of community transport might look like as we explore bots, automated vehicles and whether or not technology is actully reducing our intelligence.  If you have any feedback or ideas or indeed would like to apper on...

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 simple! It’s like the old phrase, if it was simple everyone would be doing it!...

How to Stay On Top Of Your Emails

Like them or loath them, emails are here to stay!  People thought that live chat software and messaging apps such as What’s App and Telegram would finish off email for good, but lately email has made a comeback! The reason why...

Easy to Use Transport Booking Software

Transport booking software is one of the key elements to any transport software and enables you to quickly and easily take bookings.  Well in Road XS, we made it our mission to make this as easy as possible. Not only do we make it easy,...

How to Use Road XS for a Stress Free Christmas

Christmas is a great time to get involved in some festive good will, fun and relaxation (eventually).  However, community transport providers often find themselves busier than ever as they meet an increasing demand for...

3 Autumn Treats

Now that the clocks have gone back and darkness sets in far too quickly, we thought we’d try and cheer you up (and your office) with some favourite Autumn treats!  They’re a little naughty, but very tasty! WARNING: If you’re...

10% Off Tyres for Volunteer Drivers

Road XS Community Offer Land Tyre Service have joined the Road XS Community and kindly offered: 10% OFF ANY BRAND OF TYRE FOR VOLUNTEER DRIVERS How To Get The Offer Volunteer drivers in the local area should visit Southam (in...

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, add or remove passengers and allocate drivers, route optimisation kicks in and...

Transport Booking Software That’s Easy to Use

Community transport services fundamental core is getting passengers to the right place, at the right time, for the right price. This involves carefully managing each individual passengers’ requirements and finding a driver close enough to...

Transport Software in the Cloud – Work from Anywhere

We often hear that cloud software enables us to work from anywhere – but is this actually now a reality or still just a fad and marketing gimmick? We decided to put this to the ultimate test…Road XS community transport...

How to Clear Your Browser Cache

When you surf the internet your browser is remembering little bits of the websites you visit so that the next time you go back to the website or continue browsing the site elements which are similar are already pre-loaded –...

Eliminate Your Fears About Transport Software

Transport software is a means of automating mundane tasks and making your life easier!  But for some, there are fears surrounding using software vs using paper or just fears about computer systems in general, and that sense of...

Dial a Ride Software That Delivers

So when we set out on starting Road XS we thought it would be simple.  We thought it would work like Google Maps and that was that.  Wrong!  It turns out community transport services are incredibly complicated! ...

What Makes a Really Great Transport Software

Transport software can save you hours of time, frustrations and money. Equally, if you adopt the wrong transport software you may find yourself tied into a three year deal (or more) and unable to get out of it –...

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts

Working either online in the cloud or offline, these keyboard shortcuts can really help speed up your work! They save needing to reach for the mouse and can make you way more productive! Here we have assembled a reference...

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