Inspace Media wins UK Fleet Champions Award

Inspace Media wins UK Fleet Champions Award

Media has scooped a prestigious industry accolade for the development of its illuminated chevron and safety signage technology. The company was successful in the fleet safety product category at the UK Fleet Champions Awards 2020, which celebrates the success and commitment of those working to prevent crashes and reduce pollution caused by vehicles used for work purposes. The judges were impressed by Inspace Media’s illuminated chevrons and safety signage that help to create a safer…

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Growing demand for lone driver protection solutions

Growing demand for lone driver protection solutions

Peoplesafe has seen a surge in demand for its personal safety solutions from courier and home delivery businesses looking to safeguard vulnerable drivers. There are increasing dangers when making deliveries – such as the risk of being physically attacked or being struck at the roadside – so vehicle operators are exploring new ways to ensure staff welfare and meet duty of care commitments. “We are increasingly hearing from delivery companies that assaults, attempted thefts and…

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Optimising the delivery process with a connected approach to route planning

Optimising the delivery process with a connected approach to route planning

Routing and scheduling software is a proven and established way of simplifying delivery planning processes to reduce costs and make best use of available resources, while meeting business KPIs and customer delivery needs. Simply switching from manual to automated planning can dramatically reduce transport overheads by as much as 30%, but the latest systems go way beyond this and offer a breadth of business and operational benefits. The proliferation of telematics within the marketplace in…

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Ctrack and MaxOptra join forces

Ctrack and MaxOptra join forces

Ctrack by Inseego has teamed up with MaxOptra to meet the growing demand from multi-drop distribution operations for optimised scheduling and live transport management. The partnership will deliver telematics-enabled solutions that use highly accurate, real-time data to support dynamic route planning and planned vs actual performance monitoring. MaxOptra’s route planning software has been seamlessly integrated with Ctrack’s cloud-based telematics platform to obtain actual vehicle data and provide real-time visibility of what is happening out on…

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Telematics data highlights increased levels of speeding

Telematics data highlights increased levels of speeding

Vehicle data taken from VisionTrack’s IoT platform backs recent motoring research and Police figures that points towards drivers increasingly flouting the speed limit during the coronavirus crisis. In fact, the findings show that fleet and road transport drivers are amongst those speeding during the lockdown, with overall incidents increasing by 2.61% despite a 22.6% reduction in the number of miles driven. The video telematics specialist used Autonomise.ai, its next generation IoT platform, to analyse the…

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Illuminated chevron and safety equipment to increase roadside safety for delivery professionals

Illuminated chevron and safety equipment to increase roadside safety for delivery professionals

A newly-launched business is helping to create a safer working environment for delivery professionals operating at the roadside. Inspace Media’s illuminated chevron and safety signage solutions uses unique and revolutionary technology that dramatically improves vehicle visibility, so home delivery and road transport businesses can mitigate fleet risk and overcome duty of care concerns regarding their delivery teams. “With growing volumes of traffic, especially in urban areas, there is an increasing threat posed to logistics personnel…

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Road transport industry failing to react to rising environmental pressure

Road transport industry failing to react to rising environmental pressure

Three quarters (75%) of transport planning professionals have seen increasing pressure on their logistics operations to reduce environmental impact in the last 12 months, yet two thirds (66%) believe that much more needs to be done to keep pace with public pressure for action. These were just some of the key results from the Paragon Software Systems’ annual UK customer survey completed by more than 100 industry specialists. The findings suggest that the greatest pressure…

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Paragon introduces zoning functionality

Paragon introduces zoning functionality

Paragon Software Systems has introduced a zoning tool in the latest version of its routing and scheduling software. Using Zone Editor, transport operations will now be able to further streamline planning processes by automatically factoring in geographic restrictions such as Low Emission Zones. The new functionality will allow geographic zones to be specified and stored within Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to help manage the increasing complexity of urban distribution plans. For example, transport planners…

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Paragon enhances last-mile fulfilment software

Paragon enhances last-mile fulfilment software

Paragon Software Systems has enhanced its modular, last-mile fulfilment software with developments that will help retailers to offer more competitive delivery propositions. These updates to Paragon HDX are part of the company’s commitment to helping retailers better compete in the two-man home delivery marketplace where customer expectations continue to grow exponentially. “The retailer’s ability to correctly fulfil the delivery service promised at the point of purchase with confidence is absolutely critical to a competitive proposition, regardless…

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VisionTrack provides video telematics expertise to UK’s HGV platooning trial

VisionTrack provides video telematics expertise to UK’s HGV platooning trial

VisionTrack is providing advanced video telematics technology for a fleet of commercial vehicles being used as part of truck platooning trials taking place within the UK. The company has joined a consortium of partners, led by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), that is conducting the tests on behalf of Highways England and the Department for Transport. “We are delighted that our video telematics technology is playing an important role in these trials,” explains Simon Marsh, Managing…

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