How Carriers And 4PLs Can Benefit From Collaboration

How Carriers And 4PLs Can Benefit From Collaboration

Tim Fawkes of 3T Logistics explains how 4PLs can support carriers to improve their business and create a better transport solution for customers.   The transport industry is going through a radical technological transformation which offers fantastic opportunities for both carriers and their customers. From autonomous vehicles to delivery by robot or drone, to same day delivery and live final mile tracking, initiatives that seemed light years away at the start of the decade are now…

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OCEASOFT updates its line of Bluetooth temperature data loggers

OCEASOFT updates its line of Bluetooth temperature data loggers

OCEASOFT announces the launch of the second generation of its Atlas and Emerald Bluetooth-enabled data loggers, designed to simplify everyday tasks for professionals in the shipping and logistics sectors. OCEASOFT has updated its line of Atlas and Emerald data loggers, leveraging the latest technologies for connected objects to offer a high level of service for clients involved with logistics. The new generation products are accompanied by a new version of OCEASOFT’s mobile sensor management application,…

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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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Delivering A Stronger Defence Against Phishing

Delivering A Stronger Defence Against Phishing

Organisations across the world have fallen victim to cyber-attacks recently, with Petya and Wannacry being the latest major global ransomware attacks to exploit vulnerabilities within operating systems. It is believed the viruses were seeded through hijacked software updates and via phishing emails. This could be a big concern for the courier industry which, having seen developments in technology improve processes over recent years, could be stopped in its tracks if targeted by phishing. Worryingly, one…

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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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Garmin® introduces the next generation of navigation for truck drivers

Garmin® introduces the next generation of navigation for truck drivers

Garmin International, today introduced the dēzl™ 580 LMT-D, a new truck navigator that offers easy break planning, built-in Wi-Fi for seamless updates, free lifetime Digital Traffic6, and a full suite of smart2 solutions to assist truckers on every route. The rugged dēzl 580 LMT-D features an easy-to-read 5.0-inch display, customizable truck routing3 for the size, weight and load of a truck, plus all the truck-specific navigation features found throughout the Garmin dēzl product line –…

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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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