Robust solutions for remote, demanding and complex ticketing

PDMS’ Transport & Ticketing Solutions Division is focused on the development of ferry reservation and ticketing solutions, together with smart and mobile ticketing solutions for the wider transport sector.

Our experienced team can provide a wide range of services from consultancy through to database administration and hardware and infrastructure support.  Providing our customers with one single point of contact for all your technology requirements.

We recently launched a robust yet flexible inter-operable mobile ticketing solution in Scotland which works in conjunction with the National Entitlement Card scheme. PDMS is an ITSO registered supplier and we are currently working with organisations including Caledonian MacBrayne, Shetland Islands Council, Orkney Ferries, Pentland Ferries, Isle of Man Steam Packet and Transport Scotland.

Your ticketing technology partner - ITSO

We are working with various operators to migrate their paper-based products to national smartcards which are already in the field, particularly around concessionary schemes.

PDMS can also provide development skills on both windows and android platforms to implement your business rules and, in conjunction with our ITSO partners, we can provide all the components of an ITSO solution.

  • Smart solutions for mobile ticketing: whether you’re operating a ferry, train, bus or combination of the above, we have an ITSO certified solution available for your environment.
  • Our software is ITSO certified making transactions secure and inter-operable with other transport operators.
  • ITSO certified mobile android device. Rugged and completely waterproof – IP67 rated. Designed to operate in any environment.
  • Android device can be used to both Retail and/or validate ITSO smart products depending on the type of scheme you are operating – Stored travel right, e-purse or Account Based Ticketing.
  • ITSO enables existing Windows applications on desktop PC or table PC with a ‘plug and play’ contactless reader/software .Improved customer experience for passengers. Fast check-in to reduce time spent queuing, socially inclusive, multi modal.

PDMS has been working with transport operators to provide ITSO solutions in the most challenging of environments.  With an IP67 rated waterproof android device we have a fully portable solution which can operate outside in the worst of weathers.  Our solutions make it easy for you to migrate from paper based tickets to ITSO smart products depending on the types of scheme you wish to operate.

-Stored Entitlement

- E-Purse

- Account Based Ticketing

Account based ticketing solutions is an enabler which will make it easier for different operators to agree commercial terms and accept other operators products. Read more about our recent appointment by Transport for Scotland as the contractor for Transport Administration Back Office (TABO), assuring the provision and ongoing delivery of back office services.

For more information about Compass - our ticketing and reservations solution and our other transport projects, please visit www.ferrysoftware.co.uk