Gatekeeper Enters Master Services Agreement with National Express, Operator of over 20,000 School Buses
Abbotsford, BC – June 1, 2022 – Gatekeeper Systems Inc. (‘Gatekeeper’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V:GSI) (OTC:GKPRF) a video and data solutions provider for public transportation and smart cities, has entered a Master Services Agreement with National Express LLC (NELLC). The Master Services Agreement establishes a perpetual contractual framework under which Gatekeeper will provide video, data, software, and related installation services to NELLC.
NELLC ’s home-to-school companies operate more than 20,000 school buses, serve more than 550 school districts in 33 states and three provinces, and transport more than 1.3 million students daily. NELLC also operates express shuttle vehicles serving 9 million corporate and university passengers annually as well as 2,800 express transit vehicles serving 22 million passengers annually.
NELLC is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, a leading transportation provider delivering services to the UK, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America, and the Middle East. National Express Group (LON:NEX) reported £2.170 billion in revenue and 792 million passenger journeys in 2021.
“NELLC is a well-respected transportation provider committed to offering the highest level of transportation safety,” commented Doug Dyment, President and CEO of Gatekeeper. “We are extremely pleased NELLC has selected Gatekeeper as a video and data solutions provider and our team is committed to demonstrate the excellence of our products and services to this valued customer.”
About Gatekeeper Systems Inc.
Gatekeeper is a leading provider of intelligent video and data solutions designed to provide a safer transportation environment for children, passengers, and public safety personnel on multiple transportation modes. The Company uses AI, video analytics, thermal cameras, and mobile data collectors to inter-connect public transit assets as part of intelligent transportation systems in a Smart City ecosystem. The Company’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) business model is an enabling transformation to a video and data solutions provider for intelligent transit and Smart Cities. www.gatekeeper-systems.com
About National Express
National Express LLC (NELLC) is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, PLC, one of the premier transportation firms in the United Kingdom. We operate across 34 states and three provinces. All organizations share a strong commitment to provide the highest level of transportation safety, quality transportation, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. National Express School (NEXS) operates more than 21,000 school buses, serves more than 550 school districts in 34 states and three provinces, and transports more than 1.3 million students (*pre-Covid) on a daily basis. National Express Transit (NEXT) operations transport more than 22 million passengers annually with more than 2,800 vehicles. National Express Shuttle (WeDriveU) serves more than nine million corporate and university passengers annually. NELLC’s corporate headquarters, located in Lisle, Illinois, houses the administrative and corporate support functions for the organization. Our 290+ local customer service centers (CSCs) are supported by regional operations teams located throughout North America.
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