Press Releases • Jul 10, 2017 08:00 GMT
IT-supplier Hogia continues its pattern of steady growth and is now investing in a new business area, Hogia Transport Systems. Transport Systems will oversee all Hogia’s activities within the transport industry. This new business area has a predicted growth of 35 percent by 2020.
News • May 11, 2017 07:20 GMT
Hogia has enjoyed the honorary title of Purveyor to the Royal Court of Sweden for three decades, the only company among the 130 Purveyors to the Royal Court engaged in the field of IT. Over the years, Hogia has supplied the Royal Family with products and services for both everyday use and festivities. Staff celebrated with cake at the company's head office in Stenungsund in Sweden.
Press Releases • Dec 21, 2016 09:00 GMT
Swedish IT company Hogia can now help bus companies to improve the efficiency of communication between traffic management and bus drivers. Based on TETRA technology, Hogia can link up traffic management systems to national radio communication systems. This provides buses with a stable, user-friendly radio system. Transport companies in Sweden are now using this solution, with positive results.
Blog posts • Oct 18, 2016 06:47 GMT
This week, Public Transport 2016 is being held in Gothenburg, and Hogia will be demonstrating TransitCloud, Hogia's new cloud based system for real-time passenger information. Supported by the Internet of Things, the provision of real-time data to and from buses can be simplified. This enables new opportunities for transport operators, says Mats Johansson, CCO for Passenger Transport at Hogia:
News • Oct 04, 2016 07:30 GMT
Hogia continues its focus on international public transport, and has further strengthened its industry expertise by recruiting Mats Johansson, former CEO of Nettbuss Express. Mats will be in charge of Hogia's initiative aimed at international bus and train operators, in which Hogia plans to invest nearly GBP 1 million over the next two years.
Press Releases • Sep 30, 2016 08:05 GMT
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has contracted Hogia Ferry Systems to implement their reservation and ticketing system, BOOKIT.
Blog posts • Jul 08, 2016 11:40 GMT
Public transport organisations from Nordic cities recently met at the Nordic Public Transport Conference in Helsinki to discuss how public transport can get better at providing services in real time. One of the speakers was Ulf Bjersing from Hogia, who maintained that greater use must be made of standards and open data if we are to provide attractive public transport in future:
Blog posts • Jun 03, 2016 11:33 GMT
The need for transport is experiencing a steady increase and the maritime industry is vital to both freight and passenger movement worldwide. Is it possible for ports to keep or even increase operational efficiency while goods volumes keep growing? At next week’s European ITS Congress in Glasgow, Kicki Bjurström will present the significant benefits in deploying IT systems for port operations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.