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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ArrowXL invests in advanced transport planning solution from Paragon

ArrowXL invests in advanced transport planning solution from Paragon

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-person home delivery specialist, is partnering with Paragon to fully automate and streamline its distribution operation. The company has chosen an advanced transport planning solution from Paragon to better manage and enhance its extensive service offering, providing greater delivery choice and improved customer communications. ArrowXL delivers over two million customer orders every year on behalf of leading retailers and manufacturers. Providing a comprehensive six-day delivery and collections service, with a variety…

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Ctrack becomes Brake corporate partner to help drive road safety

Ctrack becomes Brake corporate partner to help drive road safety

The leading provider of vehicle tracking and fleet telematics will work closely with the charity over the next 12 months to promote the significance of improving driver behaviour and support a range of fundraising activities. “We are passionate about road safety and fleet risk reduction, so we recognise the critical nature of the work Brake does,” comments Steve Thomas, Managing Director of Ctrack UK by Inseego. “We are delighted to become a Corporate Partner of…

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Jersey Post and Skillweb creates seamless customs processing

Jersey Post and Skillweb creates seamless customs processing

Jersey Post has teamed up with Skillweb to streamline customs clearance for time critical and urgent deliveries. Using item tracking software Skillweb Deliver, the letter and parcel delivery provider will automate the processing of shipments, so it can speed-up clearance times, avoid unnecessary delays and enhance the last-mile experience. The technology integration has already supported the roll-out of a new contract with HelloFresh UK for the delivery of fresh mealkits to residents on the island….

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New version of Paragon’s routing and scheduling software

New version of Paragon’s routing and scheduling software

Paragon Software Systems has released the latest version of its routing and scheduling software. With transport operators around the globe struggling to meet growing customer demands and manage rising costs, Version 6.10 enhancements focus on helping Paragon customers do more with less; enhance visibility of distribution performance; and provide significant improvements in the user experience and software performance. Amongst the developments in Version 6.10 of Paragon’s routing and scheduling software, there are three key features…

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