SWAT Mobility Japan Signs Cooperation Agreement with Kaga City to Revolutionise the City's Taxi Transportation System

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March 28, 2024

On March 27, 2024, SWAT Mobility Japan, a leading technology provider of vehicle routing solutions, signed an extensive cooperation agreement with Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. This agreement marks a significant step towards enhancing transportation services in the region.

Under the agreement, SWAT Mobility Japan, will introduce its AI On-Demand Transportation Operation App, known as the "Kaga City Shared Taxi Dispatch App," to revolutionise the city's taxi transportation system. This initiative aims to provide on-demand services, thereby enhancing convenience for both residents and tourists and transforming their travel experience.

"We are excited to partner with Kaga City to introduce our innovative mobility solutions," said Masashi Suehiro, General Manager of SWAT Mobility Japan. "This collaboration underscores our commitment to revolutionising transportation services and improving the quality of life for residents and visitors alike."

Kaga City, known for its rich cultural heritage and natural beauty, attracts a substantial number of tourists each year. The introduction of the "Kaga City Shared Taxi Dispatch App" is expected to enhance the city's transportation infrastructure and provide a seamless travel experience for residents and tourists.

The comprehensive cooperation agreement between SWAT Mobility Japan and Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture, signifies a significant milestone in the advancement of transportation services in the region.

Overview of the Extensive Cooperation Agreement

The purpose of this agreement is to promote regional revitalisation by effectively leveraging the resources of both Kaga City and SWAT Mobility.

  1. Improvement of Convenience for Kaga City Shared Taxis: SWAT Mobility will enhance the convenience and efficiency of the city's shared taxi services through the implementation of its AI-driven transportation solutions. This will include optimising routes and improving overall service quality for residents and visitors.
  2. Collaboration Promotion: SWAT Mobility will share successful collaboration examples with various government agencies supporting the company. This will enhance Kaga City's international recognition and create opportunities for business matching between Kaga City and overseas companies.
  3. Information Sharing and Support: SWAT Mobility will support the sharing of information on various resources held by Kaga City with overseas countries. This includes initiatives in Kaga City to establish models for solving public transportation and logistics issues in depopulated areas. The goal is to disseminate this experience and information to ASEAN countries facing a declining population in the future.
  4. Technology Provision: SWAT Mobility will provide technology to help solve regional issues faced by Kaga City. For example, by offering logistics optimisation services to local logistics companies, SWAT Mobility can help these companies operate more efficiently with fewer vehicles, addressing labor shortages due to the declining birthrate and aging population.

Read more - Press release: SWAT Mobility、加賀市と包括連携協定を締結 ~乗合タクシー高度化刷新実証運行にAIオンデマンド交通運行アプリ「加賀市乗合タクシー配車アプリ」を提供開始~ (in Japanese language)

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