THE management of ABC Transport has commenced the second phase of its fleet expansion programme. The expansion sees the injection of additional 10 new coaches, augmenting the first batch of 9 coaches procured earlier in the year.
The total number expected by ABC Transport is 24 luxury coaches. The final batch of 5 coaches is due for delivery in Nigeria before the end of the 3rd quarter, prior to the peak operations in December. The current brand of ABC coaches is equipped with surveillance monitoring camera for security purposes on-board and with speed limiters for speed controls.
Spurred by the remarkable improvement in road condition nationwide, which has given rise to shorter travel time and culminated in the return of many passengers to coach travels, ABC Transport’s expansion programme has seen a great number of its loyal customers enjoying timely departures and early arrivals on a daily basis, on the whole.
To make booking easier and more accessible to customers, ABC on-line ticketing has been enhanced to allow passengers book on-hold and pay later at their bank of choice.
The company, ABC Transport has even gone a step further, by introducing mobile money option, a faster, much more convenient means to book and pay online. Its current partnership with Fortis Mobile Money will ensure that customer scan also pay for their tickets using their mobile phones, although this service is available only at ABC Abuja bus terminal for now.
ABC Transport Plc is Nigeria’s leading coach operator and the only road transport operator quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. It also provides cargo services nationwide as well as haulage services for WAPCO-afarge,UNICEM, Nestle Waters, GZ Industries and Beta Glass, besides running third party warehousing and City Transit Inn, a budget hotel in Utako, Abuja.