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H as in HH Ferries and Hogia Ferry Systems

H as in HH Ferries and Hogia Ferry Systems

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2016 08:02 GMT

Hogia Ferry Systems has been selected as the long-term partner and supplier of a standard software system for HH Ferries. Their ferry operation runs between Helsingborg in Sweden and Helsingör in Denmark. Hogia Ferry Systems’ BOOKIT product is already live and handling ticketing, reservations and invoicing. With the help of a new web platform, HH Ferries is looking to increase online sales.

Hogia connects London buses for the future

Hogia connects London buses for the future

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2016 09:00 GMT

How can IT systems make bus travel more efficient to use and more attractive to the passenger? The EU-project EBSF2 has been launched to answer this question. The project is now ready to leave the laboratory and embark on field trials. Transport for London's bus operators will be the first to take part in a field trial, and Hogia is supplying the platform that integrates the individual systems.

New collaboration required new logistics system

New collaboration required new logistics system

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2016 10:00 GMT

When Logent acquired the shipping company CLdN as a new RO-RO customer, a new type of IT support was needed to ensure the efficient and secure handling of import and export goods within the terminal at the Port of Gothenburg. Logent already had experience of using Hogia systems in other terminals, so it was an obvious choice to deploy a solution from Hogia for this new operation as well.

Swedish IT company Hogia grows in transport systems

Swedish IT company Hogia grows in transport systems

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2016 09:00 GMT

2015 was another strong year for Swedish IT company Hogia. For the seventh consecutive year, the company's workforce expanded by 25 employees. The company had positive profits for the 25th consecutive year. Profit after net financial items was SEK 19 (23.5) million. This is in line with Hogia's ambition to make profits equalling 4 percent of sales.

Passengers pleased with Stockholm’s connected buses

Passengers pleased with Stockholm’s connected buses

News   •   Jan 08, 2016 13:02 GMT

Customer satisfaction is an important benchmark for measuring how well the public transport system is running. With the aim of increasing its passengers’ satisfaction, Keolis decided to invest in providing traffic disruption information and installed a system, which provides passenger information in real time. The customer satisfaction rating rose to 84 percent.

Scandinavia's largest RORO terminal puts the environment first

Scandinavia's largest RORO terminal puts the environment first

News   •   Dec 17, 2015 09:35 GMT

Trelleborg is one of Europe's largest ferry ports, with an average of 30 arrivals and departures every day. EU has chosen Trelleborg to be one of the core ports in the European TEN-T network. The port of Trelleborg is aiming to be the most climate-smart port in the Baltic and, with the help of state-of-the-art IT solutions, it is on its way to achieving this objective.

Hogia delivers terminal system to Ports of Stockholm

Hogia delivers terminal system to Ports of Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Dec 16, 2015 10:01 GMT

As part of the urban development of Norra Djurgårdsstaden, Ports of Stockholm is redeveloping Värtahamnen. The new port will be made more efficient and safe. Hogia will supply the terminal system responsible for handling goods transports.

Hogia shake hands with Riverside Marine

Hogia shake hands with Riverside Marine

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2015 09:00 GMT

Hogia Ferry Systems have signed an agreement with the Australian company Riverside Marine to deliver the market-leading reservation and ticketing system BOOKIT. This is Hogia’s first client in the Australian market.

Hogia employee awarded for developing public transport standards

Hogia employee awarded for developing public transport standards

News   •   Dec 04, 2015 11:00 GMT

​Introduction Ulf Bjersing has won the InformNorden IT Award 2015. The purpose of the award is to promote technical solutions that make public transport more efficient and attractive. Ulf has over 25 years’ experience of developing information systems. Among other things, he was awarded for his work in developing standards for Nordic and European public transport systems.

Easier travel with common bus and ferry information system

Easier travel with common bus and ferry information system

Press Releases   •   Nov 24, 2015 09:00 GMT

Passengers with the ferry operator Red Funnel Ferries are now able to keep track of both ferries and connecting bus services via one single information system. The solution provides passengers with consistent multi-modal travel information in real-time, even during times of service deviation and disruption.

Start of the new documentary series The Entrepreneurs

Start of the new documentary series The Entrepreneurs

Press Releases   •   Jun 05, 2015 10:29 GMT

The first episode of the documentary series The Entrepreneurs has been aired. The series aims to present a broader and more nuanced picture of entrepreneurship. Each episode presents an entrepreneur. In the first episode we meet Bert-Inge Hogsved, founder and CEO of the IT company Hogia.

Hogia one of Microsoft's oldest customers, but still one of its most innovative

Hogia one of Microsoft's oldest customers, but still one of its most innovative

News   •   Jun 01, 2015 16:18 GMT

Hogia was founded in 1980 and became Microsoft's first partner in Europe. 35 years later, Hogia has nearly 600 employees and a turnover of SEK 500 million. Hogia is now investing 500m SEK developing technology for its cloud based platform, and once again the collaboration with Microsoft intensifies.

Integrated transport flows between different transport modes – vision or reality?

Integrated transport flows between different transport modes – vision or reality?

Blog posts   •   May 20, 2015 09:07 GMT

Lars Tingström from Hogia spoke at the logistics and transport fair 2015 about the trends and challenges he faces in his work. He expects to see an increased concentration of goods in transport corridors in the Ten-T network in the future. Each corridor involves at least three of the following four transport modes: rail, road, sea and air.

Hogia celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. Despite rapid technology advances, we've always favoured a long-term approach – and that is our strength today

Hogia celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. Despite rapid technology advances, we've always favoured a long-term approach – and that is our strength today

Blog posts   •   May 06, 2015 16:00 GMT

Bert-Inge Hogsved launched Hogia's customer event days with a look back over the company's history to explain why Hogia enjoys such a strong position today:

Bert-Inge Hogsved: 25 years as an IT-entrepreneur in the bus industry, challenges past and present

Bert-Inge Hogsved: 25 years as an IT-entrepreneur in the bus industry, challenges past and present

Blog posts   •   May 06, 2015 16:00 GMT

"One of the best ways to encourage more use of public transport is to provide better travel information, both during and after their journey.” This is how Bert-Inge Hogsved started his speech at the 2015 Public Transport Day. He made the same statement in 1992 on the Swedish news programme, and it remains as relevant today as back then.

Nordic public transport experts met in Stenungsund

Nordic public transport experts met in Stenungsund

News   •   Apr 29, 2015 16:21 GMT

43 participants from Sweden, Norway and Denmark met to discuss how the industry can offer travel solutions that are smooth and efficient all the way regardless of transport mode, booking and payment. Passengers must be given the information they need before, during and after their journey.

Bus company invests in new information system to improve passenger comfort

Bus company invests in new information system to improve passenger comfort

Press Releases   •   Apr 28, 2015 09:00 GMT

According to Svensk Kollektivtrafik, the Swedish industry association for public transport, only one in four passengers feel they get enough transport information. In response to this problem, Keolis, a bus company working for Greater Stockholm Public Transport, equipped its buses with a system that uses screens to send real time information on traffic disruptions and journey planning options.

ShoreLink chooses Hogia for a new terminal system in Piteå

ShoreLink chooses Hogia for a new terminal system in Piteå

News   •   Mar 24, 2015 11:53 GMT

​Hogia has signed a new contract with ShoreLink covering the introduction of Hogia’s TOS system at ShoreLink’s Haraholmen container terminal in Piteå. ShoreLink is investing in a more efficient logistics system in response to increased volumes. The introduction of the Hogia Terminal System suite is also expected to provide ShoreLink’s customers with new opportunities for improved service.

The Port of Trelleborg shares information

The Port of Trelleborg shares information

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2015 12:39 GMT

​Integrated TOS solution helps in several stages. One of the major challenges for Scandinavia’s largest Ro-Ro terminal is managing the flow of goods and information in several directions.

Marine Atlantic Inc - live with the integrated Hogia HT Complete

Marine Atlantic Inc - live with the integrated Hogia HT Complete

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2015 11:17 GMT

​Last year, Marine Atlantic Inc. resolved to elevate service levels for their freight customers and improve the efficiency in their ports. As an extension to the ferry reservation system BOOKIT, delivered by Hogia Ferry Systems and in operation since 2007, Marine Atlantic selected Hogia’s standard HT Complete solution to be implemented to support the operations at all three ports.