CP Selects Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure for Incident and Emergency Management and Response
Public safety solution suite to improve international rail network risk management in Canada and the U.S
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, December 06, 2016
Canadian Pacific (CP) has selected an integrated suite of public safety software from Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure for managing its major incidents and responses. The dispatching and mobile solutions will aid CP Police Service (CPPS) and CP Dangerous Goods teams in managing incidents along CP’s 12,000-mile rail network across Canada and the United States, while its integrated incident and emergency management solution will provide emergency planning and response capabilities.
“The safety of CP’s employees, our customers’ goods and the communities in which we operate is a priority for CP,” said Laird Pitz, CP vice president and chief risk officer. “The Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure suite of software ensures our police and emergency response teams have the information and resources they require to respond quickly and appropriately to incidents.”
The public safety solution suite features Hexagon’s industry-leading incident management software, Intergraph Computer-Aided Dispatch (I/CAD), which will be used by CPPS’s Control Centre to dispatch emergency response teams and others. The suite includes Intergraph Mobile for Public Safety, a powerful in-vehicle field application for mobile dispatching that will be used by all field personnel. CP will deploy Intergraph InPursuit WebRMS for records management, which will include powerful business intelligence and analytical capabilities to improve public safety, mitigate risk and support CP’s operations. It will also implement Intergraph Planning & Response, an application for coordinating information and resources for planned major events and unplanned disasters and emergencies.
“Hexagon’s solutions for public safety and security exemplify today’s best practices in risk management and interoperability with enterprise systems,” said Jacques Tremblay, vice president, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure. “The Hexagon solution suite at CP is one of the most comprehensive in the industry. CP is an innovator in the marketplace."
The global leader in public safety and security, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure helps protect 1 in 12 people worldwide. Hexagon’s public safety and security solutions improve the quality, accuracy and availability of critical information, increasing performance and productivity, while reducing the total cost of ownership for mission-critical IT investments.