TROY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MOTOR Information Systems and Cetaris partnered to provide labor information to First Student, Inc. for service and repair procedures to its fleet of school buses.
MOTOR Information Systems partnered with Cetaris to provide First Student with mechanical labor times that covered hundreds of maintenance operations. These labor times are integrated into the the Cetaris Fleet Assistant maintenance system used by First Student in over 600 different service locations around the United States and Canada.
"We enjoyed and appreciated working with First Student and MOTOR on this innovative enhancement to First Student's implementation of Fleet Assistant," said Ric Bedard, President of Cetaris. "Integrating MOTOR data into Fleet Assistant allows First Student to drive continuous improvement within their maintenance organization by comparing their own fleet maintenance performance to industry best practices."
"The MOTOR data is instrumental in establishing a base line from which First Student generates business specific standard jobs," said Bill Olsen, Director of Maintenance Planning for First Group America.
MOTOR Information Systems is the leader in aftermarket information solutions for vehicles. Founded in 1903, MOTOR products include targeted, timely and accurate data to help its customers achieve their business goals.
About First Student Inc.
First Student, Inc. safely transports approximately 6 million students each day for over 1500 school districts in North America. Safety and customer service are our core values. We are committed to providing the safest, most reliable journey for the students we transport through continuous training of all employees and the development of innovative technology. First Student is a member of the FirstGroup America group of companies. FirstGroup America is the leader in safe, reliable, sustainable transportation and is the largest provider of surface transportation services in North America. Our company owns and/or operates over 70,000 school and transit buses, and maintains many more vehicles in over 1100 locations in the United States and Canada.
Cetaris, founded in 1989, develops, maintains, and supports Enterprise Asset Management software solutions with a sharp focus on the maintenance process that support the goal of our clients to have the highest equipment reliability and lowest operating cost. Cetaris software products are used at thousands of customer locations, with tens of thousands of end users, and with millions assets under management. Cetaris has a reputation for following disciplined requirements phases that reduce project risk, increase implementation quality and allow our clients to achieve a more accurate measurement of return on investment.
SOURCE MOTOR Information Systems