Efficient, flexible tolling and SMART automation on a global scale
SMART automation toll road technology keeps Australians moving in the right direction
- Tolling solution
- An end-of-life technology with increasing maintenance costs
- Inability to augment in response to changing market conditions and customer expectations.
- Integrate all toll road operations across seven roads in three jurisdictions into one, single SMART automation platform.
- A tolling solution that consolidated best practice from 15 years of toll road operations across seven roads in three jurisdictions into a single platform.
- SMART automation – a steep increase in trip construction and a reduction in manual processing
A toll road owner and operator with interests in Australia and the United
States embarked on a major IT project to build a new tolling and customer
With a portfolio of new projects and acquisitions managed by legacy IT
architectures and technology, the client required a consistent SMART automation solution that would address corporate risk concerns, support multi-tenancy, drive channel shift towards online and be service orientated to avoid obsolescence issues in the future.
Day-to-day operations required a solution that would process and manage roadside message rates exceeding 100 per second, receive 4.5 million tag and account updates and transmit a further 2 million tag and account status updates.
Unico’s mandate was to integrate all toll road operation and known best
practice from seven roads in three jurisdictions into a single platform.
Once in place, the new platform would reduce IT costs required to operate
and maintain their core business. It would also: plug revenue leakage from
known issues in existing systems, reduce costs associated with customer
service, streamline call centre process through standardization, reducing
costs and increasing customer satisfaction.
The new platform would also manage PCI compliance, risk management and disaster recovery across all of the clients business interests.
Roadside images for enforcement and quality assurance now exceed 30Gb per day and are processed using SMART automation and ergonomics which have vastly reduced the number of staff required to complete manual tasks.
Unico’s ability to build high volume, complex systems was critical to the
success of the project.
Our tolling solution helped seamlessly transition this organisations most valuable business operations and associated customers to a new platform.
The partnered SMART automation platform now receives tag and account status updates from all toll operators across Australia as well as dealing with high volume roadside message rates and images.
Business Development Manager