Distinctive Systems – Software for Coach, Bus, Tour & Truck Operators

Distinctive Systems is the leading supplier of software for coach, bus and tour companies. Established for over 30 years, more than 1,500 operators rely on one or more of our latest Microsoft SQL Server based systems for the management of their companies. Our main systems are our Coach Manager Charter and Contract Booking System, our Tour Booking System and our Vehicle Maintenance System.

Coach Manager is a start to finish solution for the management of charter and contract work specially designed for coach, school bus, minibus and limousine operators. The software offers secure handling of bookings, easy and efficient allocation of vehicles and drivers, client confirmations, driver work tickets, invoicing and a built-in AR with extensive financial reporting facilities.

Our Tour Booking System is a complete management solution for individual passenger reservations on extended tours, day trips and express services. In addition to being a powerful back office system,TBS incorporates a fully automated data driven website for handling online reservations from travel agents and direct clients, with real-time payment processing and automatic emailing of invoices.

Our Vehicle Maintenance System is a workshop management package designed for coach, bus and truck operators. The software handles defect reporting, inspection planning, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities, job card printing and history recording. VMS streamlines the whole process and will help ensure records always meet the required standard.

Distinctive Systems

  • Industry leading software supplier
  • Established for over 30 years
  • More than 1,500 clients worldwide
  • Offices in UK, USA and Australia

Coach Manager

  • Charters and contracts
  • Client confirmations and invoices
  • Vehicle and driver scheduling
  • Driver work tickets

Tour Booking System

  • Tours and sightseeing trips
  • Back office and online bookings
  • Desktop and mobile client websites
  • Automatic emailing of invoices

Vehicle Maintenance System

  • Workshop management
  • Inspection planning
  • Defect reporting
  • Maintenance activity management

Distinctive Systems Launches Client Online Portal

Distinctive Systems has released a free of charge Client Online Portal for our Coach Manager charter and contract booking system.

The portal lets an operator’s clients request and accept quotations, list and check bookings, view a statement of account and make secure online payments via an intuitive desktop and mobile friendly browser interface.

Watch our video below or click here to read more.


Coach Hire Exchange Launched in North America

We are pleased to announce the launch of Coach Hire Exchange in North America, a cloud-based passenger recovery and job exchange service available free of charge to all coach and minibus operators.

Coach Hire Exchange (CHX) is designed to help operators find immediate assistance in the event of a breakdown, or any other situation where passengers need to be picked up and transported as soon as possible. It is also designed to make it easy for operators to find another operator to cover a planned job they need to contract out.

CHX can be used by any FMCSA Authorized and Insured Motorcoach Operators handling their own charters, contracts, day excursions, extended tours or express services. Any operator can post their own jobs and offer to cover jobs posted by other operators.

Click here to read more.

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