ASATEEL: Freight Transport and Passenger transport operating in Abu Dhabi. What you should know?

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Background information about the Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) in Abu Dhabi

The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) in Abu Dhabi is an organization established by the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT). The ITC's primary mission is to develop and manage a comprehensive, sustainable, and integrated transportation system in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. This system aims to provide safe, efficient, and reliable services to meet the increasing demand for transportation in the region.

Brief overview of the ASATEEL platform

The ASATEEL platform is an innovative digital solution launched by the ITC to streamline and regulate the transport industry in Abu Dhabi. This platform serves as a central hub for transport service providers to register and comply with the regulations set forth by the ITC, fostering transparency and efficiency in the sector.

Purpose of the article

This article aims to provide an in-depth understanding of the ASATEEL platform, its features, benefits, and the recent mandate requiring all passenger and freight transport companies to register on the platform. Additionally, the article will offer guidance on the registration process.

What is the ASATEEL platform?

The ASATEEL platform is a comprehensive online portal designed to facilitate the management of transport services in Abu Dhabi. It allows transport service providers to register their companies, obtain licenses, and comply with the ITC's rules and regulations. The platform is user-friendly and accessible, streamlining the registration process for companies and ensuring that they meet the necessary requirements to operate within the Emirate.

Features of the ASATEEL

The ASATEEL platform boasts several features designed to enhance the efficiency of the transport sector in Abu Dhabi. Some of its key features include:

  1. Company registration: The platform enables companies to register and obtain the necessary permits and licenses to operate in Abu Dhabi.
  2. Compliance monitoring: The platform allows the ITC to monitor and track the compliance of registered companies, ensuring adherence to regulations and standards.
  3. Reporting and analytics: The ASATEEL platform provides valuable insights and data on the transport sector, helping stakeholders make informed decisions and improve the industry.
  4. Customer support: The platform offers dedicated customer support to assist companies in the registration process and address any concerns they may have.

Mandate for all operating passengers’ transport services by buses and freight transport companies to register on the ASATEEL platform

Explanation of the mandate by the ITC

The ITC has issued a mandate requiring all passenger transport services by buses and freight transport companies operating in Abu Dhabi to register on the ASATEEL platform. This mandate is part of the ITC's ongoing efforts to regulate and improve the transport sector in the Emirate. By requiring companies to register on the platform, the ITC aims to ensure compliance with its regulations, enhance transparency, and streamline the management of transport services.

Consequences of non-compliance

Companies that fail to comply with the ITC's mandate to register on the ASATEEL platform may face a range of consequences, including:

  1. Penalties and fines: Non-compliant companies can be subject to financial penalties and fines as determined by the ITC.
  2. Suspension or revocation of licenses: Companies that do not register on the platform risk having their operating licenses suspended or revoked.
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How to register on the ASATEEL platform A. Step-by-step guide on how to register

To register on the ASATEEL platform, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official ASATEEL platform website.
  2. Create an account by providing your company's name, contact information, and other required details.
  3. Log in to your account and select the appropriate category for your company (e.g., passenger transport or freight transport).
  4. Complete the registration form by providing the necessary information about your company, such as its legal structure, ownership details, and the services it offers.
  5. Upload the required documents and information, as outlined in the next section.
  6. Submit your registration application and await approval from the ITC.
  7. Once approved, you will receive a confirmation email with your registration details and any further instructions.
Installation of ASATEEL Certified OBU (On-board Units)

As part of the process, there is a requirement to install electronic GPS tracking devices in vehicles and linking them to the electronic system, provided that the devices used are ASATEEL certified OBU.

The ASATEEL platform allows knowing the location of vehicles along with other parameter by connecting to the tracking devices (OBUs such as FMC130 or similar approved devices). It helps the concerned bodies in tracking the movement of their vehicles and specifying their locations in real-time, streamlining the operations, and monitoring drivers’ compliance with traffic rules, which aim to enhance security and safety on the roads.

There are ASATEEL certified OBU installation companies who will install, operate and maintain electronic system (GPS tracking devices) and issue a Certificate of Installation to be submitted in Asateel platform in order to get a permit.

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LOCATOR: One of the ASATEEL Certified OBU Installation Companies.

As an ASATEEL certified OBU installation company, always aim to ensure that GPS devices being installed and monitored are align with the policies of ITC.

LOCATOR will assist you to register your company in ASATEEL Platform and will help in listing all your vehicles in the platform. Once company successfully registered and vehicles are listed, our team will install the approved GPS Tracker device in each of your vehicles with Data Sim card. Then, “Certificate of Installation” will be issued once installation is done and you may start applying for the permits.

To get a detailed Step by Step guide on how to get your Vehicle Permit in ASATEEL and start operating in Abu Dhabi, click here.

We are ready to help you and make the process simpler. You may call us anytime at 052 675 1880 or email us at info@locator.ae if you have further queries.

Recap of the importance of registering on the ASATEEL platform

Registering on the ASATEEL platform is essential for transport service providers operating in Abu Dhabi. The platform streamlines the registration and licensing processes, promotes transparency and accountability in the industry, and ensures compliance with the ITC's rules and regulations.

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