Singapore, 23 October 2019 – NCS today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) announcing its partnership with MSI Global Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore, to provide consultancy services and intelligent transport solutions to overseas customers. The collaboration brings together NCS’ capabilities in delivering transport solutions for smart cities and MSI Global’s expertise in transport planning and management.
Under the MOU, NCS and MSI Global will provide a range of land transport services including master planning, design services and implementation, operations and maintenance and project management for government organisations and transport agencies in Australia, China, Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia.
NCS will harness the latest digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, automation, cyber security for autonomous vehicles, mobility-as-a-service, CV2X (cellular vehicle-to-everything) connectivity, advanced analytics and next-generation microservices applications to help digitalise the land transport industry and improve commuter experience and engagement.
Mr Howie Sim, Head of Transport & Healthcare in NCS said, “Transportation is a key pillar shaping economies around the world and cities of the future will thrive with next-generation technologies, improving the way people commute and connect. Our solutions will be tailored to the unique transport needs of the region’s expanding cities, optimising traffic and commuter flows. By partnering with MSI, we can harness our combined strengths in transport technology and master planning, taking our capabilities well beyond Singapore.”
MSI Global Managing Director, Mr Sim Wee Meng said, “This partnership is mutually beneficial as it taps on the expertise and experience of NCS and MSI Global to offer commuters innovative solutions for their transportation needs. The NCS-MSI Global partnership can offer these cities an end-to-end land transport services and solutions, by leveraging on our unique perspectives enriched by our experience in regulation and asset ownership.”