Compliance confidence for ER-accredited logistics operator

Compliance confidence for ER-accredited logistics operator

As one of the largest privately-owned logistics companies in the South West, Sparks Transport achieved Earned Recognition status soon after the scheme was introduced in 2018 and, says the company, since adopting TruTac’s fleet management software, any DVSA checks can be easily satisfied. With 150 HGVs delivering to every corner of the UK and Ireland, keeping tabs on each vehicle and driver has, according to Director Jon Sparks, brought many challenges – particularly as the…

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Barcode Scanning Just Got Reel with ProGlove Launch

Barcode Scanning Just Got Reel with ProGlove Launch

ProGlove Launches Groundbreaking Pull-to-scan Wearable for Low-Frequency Scanning Environments ProGlove, a leading provider for industry wearables, today announced the launch of a groundbreaking new wearable: Reel is designed to be quickly accessible via a lanyard or belt-clip, making it ideal for those organisations with low-frequency scanning environments such as product returns or quality control. Its customisable attachment positions ensure there is no contact with the scanned items, so it is also a perfect option for…

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VisionTrack extends range of connected MDVR fleet solutions

VisionTrack extends range of connected MDVR fleet solutions

VisionTrack has enhanced its range of connected mobile digital video recorders (MDVRs) to meet demand from commercial fleets for increasingly sophisticated vehicle camera and safety systems. The new version of the VT5500 is a full HD ruggedised solution – with five-channels at 1080p – includes a host of new features that will support improved data capture, video on demand and driver behaviour monitoring. The on-board 100Hz processor enables the VT5500 to capture data at 100…

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Paragon launches Polish language inteface to meet demand

Paragon launches Polish language inteface to meet demand

Paragon has further enhanced its capabilities within Eastern Europe by launching a Polish language option of its leading routing and scheduling software. With transport planning increasing in complexity across the industry, this latest version will enable transport planners to plan more efficiently in local language whether they are planning on behalf of a Polish operation, or locally for a global company. The introduction of a Polish language interface means that Paragon’s routing and scheduling software…

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Cherry Load take remote compliance control

Cherry Load take remote compliance control

Cherry Load, the Oxfordshire-based logistics solutions provider reports ‘instant control’ over driver and vehicle activities since switching to remote tacho downloading and data analysis from leading transport software specialists Mandata and TruTac. Established in 2011, the family-run company operates a mixed fleet including temperature-controlled, curtain sided and bulk-tipping trailers. The company initially looked to Mandata for software to help manage everything from transport planning to operational monitoring, electronic proof of delivery and invoicing for their…

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The NX Group optimises high-tech distribution operation with Paragon

The NX Group optimises high-tech distribution operation with Paragon

The NX Group, a provider of secure supply chain solutions for the high-tech, beauty, and food and beverage sectors, has adopted Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to streamline transport planning and meet diverse customer requirements. The logistics specialist is using the Paragon solution to manage an expanding fleet of vans and HGVs that handles delicate collections and timed deliveries within its nationwide distribution operation.  “The Paragon routing and scheduling software is already helping us better…

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Global Shipping App launched offering integration with Shopify and WooCommerce

Global Shipping App launched offering integration with Shopify and WooCommerce

Online courier services provider World Options have just launched a new Global Shipping app. Technology has transformed the shipping industry in recent years, particularly within the online retail industry. Businesses who run online stores are meeting a growing consumer demand for convenience when it comes to delivering their products swiftly. Customers now predominantly shop online through mobile devices and apps. Digital technology has increased demand and resulted in shoppers wanting everything in an instant. Meeting…

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Abellio London Bus Adopts Fingerprint-Based Drug Testing

Abellio London Bus Adopts Fingerprint-Based Drug Testing

Abellio London Bus, one of London’s most innovative public transport companies, has become the first bus operator to adopt new fingerprint-based drug testing technology to support the health and safety of its employees and customers. Abellio operates day and night bus services across London, and will use the portable Intelligent Fingerprinting drug screening system to support random, for cause and post-incident drug testing for its 2,100 drivers and 200 other safety-critical employees.  Alcohol testing will also take place at…

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Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden for the transport office

Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden for the transport office

Transport planning teams are under pressure to share more information than ever before as businesses look to increase visibility of their distribution operations, improve customer communications and remove internal silos. According to Paragon Software Systems’ recent UK customer survey – completed by more than 100 industry professionals using its route optimisation software – 58% of respondents claimed that operational reporting requirements had increased in the past 12 months. While most now have processes in place…

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ScS invests in Paragon’s ePOD software for consistent brand experience

ScS invests in Paragon’s ePOD software for consistent brand experience

ScS, the home furnishings retailer specialising in sofas, carpets, flooring and furniture, has enhanced its customer experience by adopting Paragon’s fleXipod electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) software. The solution has been implemented to support its two-man home delivery operation, which handles around 1,000 customer appointments each day. By gaining real-time visibility and control of delivery processes, ScS has been able to achieve a more standardised on-site service and faster problem resolution. “The delivery experience can…

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