A firm, Eonsfleet Prosolutions Limited (EPL) has partnered Primero Transport Services Limited, operator of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, to deploy world-class strategy-led Artificial Intelligence (AI) to reduce travel time.
The Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of EPL, Tokunbo Arannilewa said in a statement on Tuesday by Mr Mutiu Yekeen, the Head, Corporate Communications of Primero, that the focus was to optimise mobility solutions.
According to Arannilewa, the focus of the solution is to deliver a transportation ecosystem enabled with artificial intelligence (AI) which will harness the power of data, analytics, and cloud to help reduce travel time and manage congestion.
He added that the system would also improve regulatory compliance, support preventive maintenance, enable dynamic policy-making, and deliver many other benefits.
Arannilewa said that the system was part of efforts to digitise and transform the transportation ecosystem in Nigeria and provide solutions to growing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the transport sector.
He said that it had become imperative to deploy world-class strategy-led artificial intelligence (AI) driven solutions and next-gen technology services to the Nigeria transport sector.
“The Primero- Eonsfleet partnership brings together deep skills in transportation business and technology strategy, product ideation, technology development and deployment, to help support commuters through successful transformations.
“Together, working as one team, we will unlock the full potential innovations in multimodal transportation, autonomous and connected vehicle technologies, and much more,” Arannilewa said.
According to him, Primero, a leading metropolitan transport services provider, is ready to deploy digital AI solutions to reduce passenger waiting time and improve customer experience in its operations.
“The partnership focused on building integrated digital platforms and improving the use of data to understand customers, improve their transit experience and a way to provide a more seamless experience to passengers,” he added.
Responding, Mr Fola Tinubu, the Managing Director of Primero said the partnership was strategically planned to proffer solutions to transportation challenges and enhance the delivery of quality services to Lagos residents.
“Technology is the driving force of everything we do in transportation. It drives ticketing, scheduling and monitoring.
“Technology makes the system more efficient and must be incorporated in transportation,” he added.