In March 2018 GMCS a.s. signed a contract with Batumi Autotransport Ltd. for the assignment to form Corporate Development Programme and a Stakeholder Participation Programme for the bus services in the City of Batumi.
The Project is financed by EBRD and aims to improve and modernise bus operations in Batumi and includes also the purchase of a new bus fleet of approximately 10 electric and 20 diesel buses. The Beneficiaries of the project are the City and the Batumi Autotransport LLC (the “Company”), a municipal bus company, which is wholly owned by the City.
GMCS will assist the Company to improve its commercial standing, service and environmental/social performance by supporting the development and implementation of relevant policies for corporate, financial, operational and environmental/social management. GMCS will also assist the Company to develop a medium-term focused corporate development programme and to improve the corporate planning capacity to assist its transition towards becoming a self-sustaining entity with commercially sustainable operations, as well as implementation of the Environmental and Social Action Plan (“ESAP”) developed for the Company and implementation Public Service Contract with the City to provide municipal bus services.