Paragon enhances routing and scheduling software

Paragon enhances routing and scheduling software

In response to the growing transition to electric and hybrid road transport, Paragon has enhanced its routing and scheduling software to address the potential challenges associated with planning for sustainable vehicles. With a growing number of logistics operations now committed to low-emission, fuel-efficient technology, this latest development will enable transport planners to better utilise vehicles that have limited ranges. “Green fleets are firmly on the radar of many logistics operations as they look to minimise…

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Intelligent Telematics opens new headquarters in Reading

Intelligent Telematics opens new headquarters in Reading

Intelligent Telematics, the leading provider of connected vehicle camera solutions, has relocated its European headquarters to Reading as part of an ambitious expansion strategy that will see its workforce more than double in the coming months. The company has officially opened the office development at Commerce Park in Theale following annual revenue growth of 67 per cent driven by unprecedented demand for its connected vehicle camera portfolio from the road transport, fleet and insurance sectors….

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Product Care adopts new electronic proof of delivery solution

Product Care adopts new electronic proof of delivery solution

Product Care, a high-quality delivery and aftercare service, is increasing the efficiency of its operational and customer service processes with the adoption of an advanced electronic proof of delivery solution. The company will use Paragon’s fleXipod software to gain increased visibility of field activity and enhance control over its one-and two-man home delivery service for electrical goods. “We wanted a paperless system that would simplify our last mile operational procedures, enhance service delivery and improve…

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Driver shortage the biggest challenge facing the road transport sector in 2018

Driver shortage the biggest challenge facing the road transport sector in 2018

The ongoing driver shortage is by far the most significant challenge facing the road transport sector in 2018 and a growing cause for concern amongst logistics operations according to the findings of Paragon Software Systems’ annual UK customer survey. Almost half of all respondents (46.4%) stated that the lack of drivers and other skilled workers across the industry was the biggest barrier to success, up by over a third (36.8%) when compared to the previous year’s results….

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Connected vehicle camera footage highlights dangers of rural roads

Connected vehicle camera footage highlights dangers of rural roads

Intelligent Telematics, the leading provider of connected vehicle camera solutions, has released a series of video clips to demonstrate the added risk of driving on rural roads. The footage, captured by vehicles using the IT1000 3G camera, highlights some of the dangers faced by fleet drivers resulting from excess speed, lack of concentration and even local wildlife. It follows the recent publication of the Department of Transports’ annual report on road casualties, which showed that…

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Joined-up, managed approach needed for connected camera technology

Joined-up, managed approach needed for connected camera technology

Commercial fleet operators will only unlock the true potential of 3G vehicle cameras by having appropriate processes in place that reduce exposure to risk and better control insurance costs according to Sam Footer, Director of Intelligent Telematics. Speaking at Willis Towers Watson’s (WTW) annual Transport Forum, he said that simply having access to video footage would not maximise the savings potential without taking a joined-up approach that takes advantage of driver behaviour monitoring, first notification…

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3G Vehicle Cameras – For or Against Claims

3G Vehicle Cameras – For or Against Claims

3G vehicle cameras are increasingly being used to challenge fraudulent insurance claims, false driving allegations and disputed liability, providing added protection to commercial fleet operations and their drivers. Intelligent Telematics has released a number of recent videos to demonstrate how footage from its industry-leading connected camera solutions is helping companies to guard against avoidable insurance costs by proving exactly what happened. “Our cameras are capturing thousands of driving incidents every week, many of which are being used…

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Paragon update helps drivers stick to approved plan

Paragon update helps drivers stick to approved plan

Logistics operations can avoid plans unravelling when vehicles leave the depot by taking advantage of improved reporting functionality within Paragon’s routing and scheduling software. Mapping images can now be embedded into manifest and debrief documents to provide added guidance and feedback to drivers in an easy-to-understand format. This will help companies better engage with drivers to ensure that planned routes are followed and associated efficiency, performance and service improvements are achieved. “This is another example…

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Bruce’s Doggy Day Care to roll out 3G vehicle camera solution

Bruce’s Doggy Day Care to roll out 3G vehicle camera solution

Bruce’s Doggy Day Care is rolling out a connected vehicle camera solution across its fleet after footage of a serious road collision involving one of its vans was captured during a trial of Intelligent Telematic’s 3G devices. The IT1000 vehicle camera recorded the moment a vehicle jumped a red light and crashed into the company’s van as it joined the A3 in Wandsworth, south west London. Bruce’s Doggy Day Care was able to use the…

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Paragon launches fleXipod dashboard for business intelligence reporting

Paragon launches fleXipod dashboard for business intelligence reporting

Paragon has enhanced the reporting capabilities of its fleXipod electronic proof of delivery software with the launch of a new dashboard function. This latest development will enable logistics operations to access key reports at-a-glance to support trend analysis and the performance management of delivery teams. The reporting dashboard will be available as standard to all new and existing customers via fleXipod’s browser-based central management console. It will be possible to customise the tool initially across…

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