19 Numbers That Describe ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd’s Land Transport Empire

ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd (SGX: C52) may be best known for its blue taxis that ply Singapore’s roads.

But the company provides more than just taxi services here; ComfortDelGro is present in 35 cities across seven countries. The land transport firm’s business can also be divided into seven different segments: public transport services, taxi, bus station, automotive engineering services, inspection and testing services, car rental and leasing, and driving centre.

To get a sense of the company’s scale of operations, we can look at its latest 2016 annual report. Here are 19 numbers to put the company’s scale into perspective:

1. ComfortDelGro operates over 45,000 vehicles and has over 22,000 employees in its organization. In Singapore, the company has a fleet size of 22,304 vehicles and almost 12,300 employees.

2. ComfortDelGro operates about 3,000 buses in Singapore and claims a 60% market share for bus services. Meanwhile, its rail services made over 329 million passenger trips in Singapore in 2016. ComfortDelGro also runs a fleet of 16,822 taxis in the Lion City, amounting to a market share of 61%. The firm also has a fleet of 1,105 cars for rental.

3. Beyond transportation services, ComfortDelGro’s automotive engineering services includes bus assembly. In 2016, the unit delivered 366 Volvo double decker buses to the Land Transport Authority (LTA). ComfortDelGro’s subsidiary, Vicom Limited (SGX: V01), also conducted almost 490,000 vehicle inspections in 2016. The firm believes that it has a 74.4% market share in the vehicle inspection space.

4. Over in China, ComfortDelGro has a fleet size of over 11,000 vehicles and 1,276 employees. In Australia, the company has 2,289 employees and a fleet that is 3,500 vehicles strong. ComfortDelGro’s operations in the United Kingdom boasts a fleet size of 7,764 vehicles and an employee base of almost 6,000 people. The three countries above represent the bulk of ComfortDelGro’s operations outside of Singapore.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore writer Chin Hui Leong own shares in Vicom.