Keedwell eliminate empty running with Returnloads.net

Keedwell eliminate empty running with Returnloads.net

Keedwell Konnect was formed in March last year to coordinate logistics and maintain new customer accounts by diversifying traffic flows within the RT Keedwell Group and working with partner hauliers. At around the same time, fleet software experts Mandata, acquired the leading freight exchange business, Returnloads.net and according to Keedwell Konnect Director Dan Carter, their nationwide transport operation has since become more streamlined with empty running a thing of the past. “We have been using…

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Webfleet Solutions and Bridgestone showcase mobility solutions at CES 2021

Webfleet Solutions and Bridgestone showcase mobility solutions at CES 2021

Webfleet Solutions – a Bridgestone company, one of the world’s leading telematics solutions providers, will be joining the Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) at CES 2021, held virtually this year on January 11-14, 2021.   As part of the digital exhibition, the company will unveil Bridgestone World, an interactive city showcasing how Bridgestone innovations will power a more sustainable mobility future.   Webfleet Solutions and Bridgestone – a global company focused on delivering sustainable mobility and advanced…

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SICK’s ‘Off-the-Shelf’ Vision System is Super Versatile

SICK’s ‘Off-the-Shelf’ Vision System is Super Versatile

SICK’s newly-developed MQCS (Modular Quality Control System) is an “off the shelf”, multifunctional machine vision system, delivered as a ready-to-use package of hardware and pre-written software.  Suitable for code reading, 2D or 3D inspection duties, the MQCS significantly reduces cost and development time needed to set up warehousing and parcel handling applications. Originally, developed as a solution for non-contact 3D inspection in the confectionery industry, the MQCS soon demonstrated its versatility to be adapted for…

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Multi-temp operator ticks DVSA box using integrated FleetControl software

Multi-temp operator ticks DVSA box using integrated FleetControl software

Bolton-based multi-temp’ specialists, 3D International Haulage have added a new module to their fleet compliance software which, say the company, has greatly improved vehicle management while putting a tick in the box for the DVSA (Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency). Called TruFleet, it is TruTac’s latest addition to their TruControl cloud-based system. TruFleet enables 3D International to plan, organise and control all aspects of day-to-day fleet and O Licence management far more easily and with…

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Zellis partners with Yodel to deliver end-to-end colleague background checking service

Zellis partners with Yodel to deliver end-to-end colleague background checking service

Zellis’s complete solution combines technology and service to drive process efficiency, cost-effectiveness and employee satisfaction for Yodel’s HR operations team  Zellis, the market-leading provider of payroll and HR solutions, is delighted to partner with Yodel to provide a complete colleague background checking service, enabling the parcel delivery company to quickly hire and verify thousands of roles across the UK.   Handling more than 160 million parcels every year, Yodel is one of the country’s largest…

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SureCam and Peoplesafe launch video-enabled lone worker protection solution

SureCam and Peoplesafe launch video-enabled lone worker protection solution

SureCam and Peoplesafe have entered into a strategic partnership to develop an industry-first lone worker service that better protects drivers in and out of the vehicle. The companies will launch a video-enabled solution that allows footage to be viewed direct from the cameras fitted on the vehicle in the event of an alarm being raised via Peopelsafe’s app, providing added insight into what has occurred. This will also provide additional evidence should any matter progress…

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UK commercial vehicle activity stronger during 2nd lockdown as sector gears up for festive retail surge

UK commercial vehicle activity stronger during 2nd lockdown as sector gears up for festive retail surge

UK commercial vehicle activity is performing stronger during the UK’s second nationwide lockdown than the first, latest figures from the Geotab and Webfleet Solutions Commercial Mobility Recovery Dashboard reveal. A comparison of the second week of lockdown (SWoL2), from November 9 to November 15, found activity levels to be 33% higher – averaging 85% of pre-COVID-19 levels – than readings from March 30 to April 5 (SWoL1), when activity plummeted to an average of 52%….

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Miralis Data wins Global Challenge with pioneering supply chain AI solution

Miralis Data wins Global Challenge with pioneering supply chain AI solution

Data science consultancy and software development company Miralis has won the first ever Digital Catapult UK-Germany Global Challenge, after presenting its pioneering AI solution to multinational platform solutions company and supply chain expert CHEP Europe.  CHEP Europe challenged Miralis, and other fast-growing tech start-ups in AI in the UK, to address a key challenges facing manufacturing supply chains, as part of the inaugural competition run in the UK and Germany by the UK’s leading advanced…

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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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