Depot allocation

Complete depot allocation system for future planning and real-time management of drivers and vehicles through one platform

Enhancing visibility of all depot allocation resources for optimised decision-making
Resource visibility
Resource visibility
Forward allocation
Forward allocation
Driver coordination
Driver coordination
Control on the day
Control on the day
Seamless data capture
Seamless data capture
Service improvement
Service improvement

Maximise control and efficiently manage unexpected changes

OmniDAS is a real–time driver and vehicle management solution used worldwide for managing day-to-day resources and handling unexpected changes. The depot allocation solution is configured to your unique working practices and ensures services are safe and legal and delivered cost-effectively. Risk is eliminated with seamless timesheet and payroll integration, whilst automated staff sign-on and data capture reduces administration.

  • Comprehensive driver records including route and vehicle knowledge, pay rates, driving hours, training, DBS checks, licence expiry dates and equipment.
  • Flexibility to accommodate local pay rules and labour agreements within duty plans and allocation process.
  • Vehicle fleet availability including locations, specifications, branding and parking arrangements.
  • Replicate your depot or yard set-up to safely optimise service roll-out and allocation.
  • Automated process provides most efficient match of drivers to duties and vehicles, saving time and cost.
  • Allocation process takes account of regulations, employment law, licensing, training and route knowledge to ensure safety and legal compliance.
  • Fair and consistent allocation method accommodates the needs and preferences of individual drivers.
  • See a full picture of driver and vehicle allocations to help quickly resolve allocation issues.

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  • Driver App provides quick and easy access to rotas and duties, along with notification of any changes to plans.
  • Drivers can request holidays or duty changes, arrange shift swaps or volunteer for overtime via the Driver App.
  • Better communication and involvement in work allocation improves driver morale and retention.
  • Admin burden is reduced due to automation of driver requests and enquiries.
  • Automated driver clock-in and clocking alerts provide real-time attendance monitoring and recording.
  • Operational issues captured as they happen such as driver absence, congestion, accidents and complaints.
  • Clear visibility of all duties to cover along with eligible drivers and available vehicles, enabling resolution of issues ‘on the spot’.
  • Assess the impact of re-allocation choices on driver pay, paid hours and overtime to maximise productivity and reduce costs.
  • Trap vital data at source whilst managing daily operations to remove the need for rekeying.
  • Interface with payroll systems to provide accurate payment data based on actual hours worked, overtime and correct duty rates.
  • Interoperability between operations and HR systems to manage attendance, punctuality, disciplinary processes, licensing and training needs.
  • Complete transparency over operations at any time and from anywhere.
  • Explore where actual delivery costs are greater than the plan and analyse underlying reasons to identify root causes of inefficiency.
  • Get a full picture of utilisation for all drivers to identify non-productive activity.
  • Management reports available to measure performance against KPIs. Drill down into issues and develop improvement plans.
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  • The modernisation of our processes is key to providing reliable bus services more efficiently, and we look forward to achieving this using solutions we know and trust. Omnibus has in-depth knowledge of passenger transport and proven experience in cloud-deployed solutions. We are confident Omnibus will enable us to continue streamlining business processes with solutions that support our growth plans.
    Morgan Stevens
    Operations Director
  • The solution has revolutionised Team Pennine, giving the team the capability to manage its pool of 120 drivers from a single platform. This enhanced collaboration between Team Pennine operations will streamline work processes, giving our depot controllers the time to focus on more important tasks. This increase in operational efficiency will also significantly reduce the risk of errors within the business.
    Vitto Pizzuti
    Operations Director
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Experience and expertise

30+ years

developing leading passenger
transport solutions

  • Market leader in driving efficiency for
    passenger transport operators of all sizes
  • Software innovation driven by an in-depth
    understanding of the passenger transport industry
  • Strong track record of quality delivery and
    high customer satisfaction
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Visit our self-service portal to log your item:

Omnibus portal

Effortless call logging and real-time support request monitoring. Explore the knowledge database and videos for help and guidance on the use of our applications.

Mon-Fri: 09:00 to 17:00

+44 (0)161 683 3101

The support desk is closed on bank holidays.