Lost in translation: how courier companies can utilise the latest tech to address language barriers

Lost in translation: how courier companies can utilise the latest tech to address language barriers

The UK has seen record numbers of transport and storage vacancies caused in part by the impact of Brexit and coronavirus reducing the number of foreign workers coming to work in these industries. The need to fulfil these roles has been well publicised particularly lorry drivers adding to pressure for those in HR to recruit new talent. Courier companies are having to work harder than ever to attract and retain foreign workers to help fill…

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Logistics technology firm shortlisted for national award

Logistics technology firm shortlisted for national award

A technology business which helps logistics firms to engage their self-employed workforce is celebrating after being shortlisted for a 2022 National Business Award. Wise, founded in December 2019, has been listed in the ‘Best New Business’ category following tremendous growth which has seen the scale-up business go from twelve employees to over sixty in two and a half years. Based in Birmingham, Wise has developed a platform which is now used by over 250 UK…

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Telematics supplier achieves unprecedented 156% growth in turnover in 2021 to €19.26m

Telematics supplier achieves unprecedented 156% growth in turnover in 2021 to €19.26m

MUNIC.io, the specialist in artificial intelligence and embedded technologies for the automotive and fleet sectors, today announced that despite the worldwide shortage of semiconductors, the French telematics box supplier achieved a top-flight commercial performance in 2021. Munic’s balance sheet shows a 156% growth in turnover, to €19.26 million. Partnerships including ALD Automotive, AGC Automotive and SELECT AG were key to growth in 2021. While the semiconductor crisis continues to affect the telematics manufacturers as a…

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How smart technology can help cut HGV deaths and injuries

How smart technology can help cut HGV deaths and injuries

The global pandemic has put HGV drivers under pressure like never before. How can AI technology help support road safety and keep supply chains moving? Driving heavy vehicles is a challenging occupation, demanding skill and concentration whether operating on worksites, built-up urban areas or rural roads. Despite rigorous driver training and improving safety standards overall, it’s a tragic fact that road accidents continue to blight lives across the globe. According to the UN, every 24…

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Fuel Transporter Aims for ER Status Using TruTac and Microlise Platforms

Fuel Transporter Aims for ER Status Using TruTac and Microlise Platforms

AD fuels, a leading independent road haulage provider for the renewable fuels and waste cycling industries is working to secure the highly regarded Earned Recognition (ER) status and improve its fleet efficiency. The Company’s ER goal is being supported with the help of compliance control and fleet management software systems from both TruTac and Microlise. According to AD Fuels Managing Director Jon Mayes, the transport team now has everything on one platform making complete fleet…

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Technology platform helps logistics firm towards rapid growth

Technology platform helps logistics firm towards rapid growth

PanAm Logistic Solutions, based in Leeds, was founded in 2019 as a last-mile parcel delivery firm that works with large carriers such as Amazon and DPD. Owned and operated by father and son duo, Paul and James Rodney, the logistics firm has grown exponentially in recent years. However, accompanying that growth came industry-wide industry challenges around engaging and managing a workforce of self-employed drivers, so PanAm turned to the self-employment experts, Wise. Challenge The logistics…

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The JUICE BOOSTER 2 now available in an exclusive Mercedes-Benz look

The JUICE BOOSTER 2 now available in an exclusive Mercedes-Benz look

Swiss firm Juice Technology AG is supplying its JUICE BOOSTER 2 for the Stuttgart-based car manufacturer’s after-sales business Juice Technology AG, producer of electric charging stations and software and the market leader in mobile charging stations for electric vehicles, is supplying its portable wallbox JUICE BOOSTER 2 as a white-label product rebranded Europe-wide through Daimler’s after-sales distribution channels. When it comes to technological advancement, Juice Technology AG has taken an uncompromising stance for high quality,…

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Ctrack Teams Up With Humn To Launch Commercial Fleet Insurance Solution

Ctrack Teams Up With Humn To Launch Commercial Fleet Insurance Solution

Ctrack by Inseego has entered into a strategic partnership with Humn to provide an innovative insurance proposition to commercial fleets. The two companies will bring together the latest advances in contextual risk data, fleet telematics and dynamic insurance pricing to help vehicle operators reduce their premiums by as much as 20%. “We are working together with Humn to create a unique solution that delivers a comprehensive understanding of risk, so commercial fleets can cut insurance…

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Brigade Electronics launches new predictive collision detection system

Brigade Electronics launches new predictive collision detection system

Market-leading provider of vehicle safety systems Brigade Electronics has launched a new predictive collision detection system. Sidescan®Predict is the next generation of collision avoidance systems. Supported by the Knowledge Transfer Partnership initiative with Cambridge University, the aim was to develop a cost-effective and reliable collision detection system that can intelligently discriminate potential collisions and warn the driver with sufficient time for intervention – a predictive system. Having been in development and undergone rigorous testing for…

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Coach operator cuts infringements and saves time using TruTac software

Coach operator cuts infringements and saves time using TruTac software

Skills Group, the Nottingham-based coach operator, has reduced driver infringements and improved staff working time control since switching to TruTac’s CPT accredited tachograph analysis and HR management software. Widely used across the PSV sector, CPT Tacho Analysis and TruTime are web-based software products which manage tachograph analysis and working time for drivers and employees. The CPT (Confederation of Passenger Transport) closely worked with TruTac to develop the specific CPT Tacho Analysis software, based on the…

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