Welcome to the Transfinder Marketplace!

MARKETPLACE OFFERS ‘BEST IN CLASS’ SOLUTIONS AND COMPANIES AS A TRUSTED ONE-STOP-SHOP FOR CLIENTS

Your School Transportation Department needs are ever-changing. What you needed even a year ago is very different from what is needed today. Transfinder realizes this and has provided integration points to leading vendors and to our own ancillary solutions that help you in every aspect of your operation. School transportation is much more than the yellow bus going from point a to b to c. Transfinder’s suite of solutions provides you with the best-in-class products that work with the core of your operation, Routing. Transfinder believes Routing is at the Core of everything you do. The data needed to provide accurate, safe, and efficient routes is everything. All your other tools must rely on up-to-date and accurate Routing system data.

YES! We’ve Got This!
Because Routing is at the Core of what school transportation does.

The Marketplace is a tool for schools, providing information on trusted partners whose solutions integrate with Transfinder’s products, from the grill-to-taillight – and everything in between. The Marketplace will give clients a complete view of the choices they have in product offerings from a host of top-rated companies serving the school bus transportation industry.

Some of the solution partners and technologies Transfinder leverages are listed below and depicted in the diagram above.

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View Reports, Route Details and Critical Transportation Data to Any District Official with Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder: With Viewfinder you can monitor the day-to-day operations of your transportation department from any computer. On a mobile device or PC you can quickly access updates on students, trips, field trips, vehicles and staff to ensure your operation is running smoothly. Please see our Viewfinder solutions page for more information.

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GPS

  • Using GPS Connect, our Transfinder middleware, you can provide a tool to feed GPS and other data into the Routefinder solution. GPS Connect provides your district with an analytical tool beyond compare. Only Transfinder’s mapping technology can harness the power of real-world latitude and longitude coordinates. Please see our GPS Connect solutions page for more information.
  • Wayfinder by Transfinder: Enhance your fleet by using Wayfinder to Build Routes and TrackVehicles all from your mobile device. Save time creating routes – simply drive a route and accurately capture the path, stop locations, driving directions and times. Please visit our Wayfinder Solutions page for more information.

GPS Marketplace Partners include:

  • Synovia With GPS-powered fleet tracking, managers can add another powerful layer of technology that can not only improve service but also help the fleet save money, enhance service and increase safety. See more here.
  • Zonar and the Zonar V4 Get precise location data wherever your fleet operates with GNSS positioning services that leverages GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou satellites. Click here for more information. See more here.

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Parent Apps

  • THE ALL-IN-ONE PARENT ENGAGEMENT APP FOR SCHOOL BUS ROUTE AND STOP INFORMATION with Stopfinder. Stopfinder is the-easy-to-use, all-in-one parent engagement app designed by parents for parents. Know where your student’s bus is (find the bus) and have the most accurate information about bus schedules in the palm of your hand. Enhance communications with push notifications and 2-way messaging with Stopfinder Communications. GeoAlerts zones will alert you to where your child’s school bus is while it’s en route. Visit www.stopfinder.com for more information.

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Cameras and Stop Arms, Marketplace Partners include:

  • BusPatrol is a safety tech company. It develops partnerships, educates communities and deploys smart bus technology to reduce stop-arm violations.

    BusPatrol technology turns a school bus into a smart bus, equipped with video, GPS, telemetry, data processing and archiving. More technology means more connectivity, accountability and security. BusPatrol’s Safety Tech enhances and protects the lives of our children. See more here.
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Tablets:

  • Wayfinder: Use school district-provided mobile devices to enhance usage of your fleet by utilizing Wayfinder to Build Routes, Navigate and Track Vehicles remotely. Save time creating routes – simply drive a route and accurately capture the path, stop locations, driving directions and times. See our solutions page for more information.

Tablet Marketplace partners include:

  • Zonar: With the Tab Active2, drivers and operators have managed access to Google Play-certified third-party apps, which have been tested and proven compatible with Zonar solutions. Customize your solution with new tools and technology to meet your needs now and as they evolve. Make your fleet smarter, more efficient and more reliable. See more here.

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Turn-by-Turn Navigation

  • Wayfinder, THE ALL-IN-ONE IN-VEHICLE APP with Wayfinder. Enhance your fleet by using Wayfinder to Build Routes and Navigate all from your mobile device. Save time creating routes – simply drive a route and accurately capture the path, stop locations, driving directions and times. See more on our Wayfinder Solutions page.

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Field Trips

  • SCHOOL FIELD TRIP AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT SIMPLIFIED with Tripfinder. Tripfinder is a solution for managing field trip requests, approvals and resource allocations. Tripfinder provides district personnel secure access to data via a browser on your PC or mobile device, enabling them to submit requests, identify students for the trips, and track approvals. Your transportation office can quickly approve or reject requests from anywhere. Please see more on our Tripfinder Solutions page.

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Vehicle Maintenance

  • SCHOOL BUS FLEET MAINTENANCE AND INVENTORY MANAGEMENT with Servicefinder. Servicefinder simplifies fleet maintenance for school districts of all sizes. Reduce costs, reduce vehicle downtime, extend vehicle life, increase technician productivity, maintain lower inventory levels and extend better control of personnel and vendors. Please see our Servicefinder solutions page for more information.
  • Synovia’s solutions combined with Transfinder’s Servcefinder product creates a seamless workflow that any organization managing a fleet of vehicles is looking for. Technicians will now be able to conduct vehicle inspections using a tablet, using that information in Servicefinder to create work orders to fix the problem.  Visit the website here.
  • Zonar Systems provides electronic fleet inspection, tracking and operations solutions used by the full range of public and private fleets. Zonar's unique Inspect-Track-Know approach enables fleet owners to realize gains in operational efficiencies, cost savings and environmental impact.  Visit the website here.

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Find the Bus / Parent Engagement and Communications

  • THE ALL-IN-ONE PARENT ENGAGEMENT APP TO HELP FIND THE BUS. Stopfinder is the easy-to-use, all-in-one parent engagement app designed by parents for parents. Know where your child’s bus is (find the bus) and have the most accurate information about your child’s bus schedule in the palm of your hand. Enhance communications with push notifications and 2-way messaging, including attachments and pictures. Use GeoAlerts’ zone approach to know where your child’s school bus is while it’s en route. Visit www.stopfinder.com for more information.

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PROVIDING SCHOOL BUS ROUTING AND BOUNDARY INFORMATION with Infofinder i.

  • Infofinder i is your transportation department’s link to the community. Infofinder i is a web-based service that leverages your investment in Routefinder to share route and stop information via your district’s website.

    With Infofinder i you can Inform your community of important information such as food and medical supply pickup locations, student pickup and district boundaries. Some school districts have even used Infofinder i for voter boundaries and locations. Please see more on our Infofinder i solutions page.

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Student Attendance with Routefinder GO.

  • Routefinder GO is a mobile app solution that you can load on any current Apple or Android mobile device. Routefinder GO is integrated directly to your Routefinder solution and puts your critical transportation data on students, vehicles, attendance, seat assignments, schools, staff, and trips and stops in the palm of your hand, in real-time.

    With Routefinder GO:
    • View and take real-time attendance;
    • Take attendance without students touching a scanner or card reader to reduce the spread of germs;
    • Track and assign seat numbers for students;
    • Easily view your student data in a simple grid pattern or in a map;
    • Match the student with a picture, if available in your data;
    • Substitute vehicles, drivers or bus aides on-demand;
    • Update trips based on actual attendance and time.

Stopfinder Attendance

Notify parents or guardians of their child’s attendance. Coming Soon!

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Routing and Transportation Management

  • Revolutionizing Student Transportation Management with Routefinder PLUS. PLUS is the center of what you do in school transportation! PLUS is the easy-to-use, full-featured browser-based transportation department solution that will revolutionize school transportation. Routefinder PLUS is Simply Smarter Routing.

    Routefinder PLUS is Revolutionary, Innovative, Smart, Monumental,” say those customers that have seen it.
    • Access anywhere with lightning-fast browser-based convenience
    • Faster, safer and smarter route creation
    • Intuitive design for easier operation
    • Greater control of maps for safer routes

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We are here to help! Click here and contact our team to discuss these partners, solutions and more. Transfinder, Yea, We’ve Got This. All your school transportation department needs solved with one call. 

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If you do not see a vendor listed above that you would like us to integrate with… please let us know!  For more information, email us at marketplace@transfinder.com or call (800) 373-3609 ext. 8304.

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