Pallet distribution specialist improves service with Mandata TMS

Pallet distribution specialist improves service with Mandata TMS

Farrall’s Group, the Chester-based family-owned logistics provider, have streamlined their procedures and improved reporting, visibility and vehicle tracking since installing a fully integrated Transport Management System from Mandata. A founding member of the PalletForce network, Farrall’s Group provide a diverse range of transport and warehousing services which, says Managing Directors Matthew & Kat Farrall, require real-time accurate information to keep customers informed every step of the way. “With such a diverse operation, we required a…

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AI keeps an eye on road safety to give fleet managers a helping hand

AI keeps an eye on road safety to give fleet managers a helping hand

The use of dash cam technology is on the rise, and for good reason. Last year, Scotland Yard revealed the extent to which its use has increased for the investigation of road incidents, with an average of 640 pieces of dash cam footage uploaded to its online portal each month. For fleet-based businesses, dash cam technology can be instrumental in reducing impact of a road traffic incident on the bottom line. Survey data from Verizon…

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New paperless system game-changer for sub-contractor job-control

New paperless system game-changer for sub-contractor job-control

Mandata, the transport management system providers have launched a new portal that allows hauliers to work in a real-time, integrated way with their sub-contractors. Managing sub-contractors is a real challenge for hauliers. Getting real-time job updates from subbies so they can manage their own customer expectations is next to impossible. Getting timely PODs back so they can get paid is an ongoing struggle. Today, technology is more important than ever. With hauliers needing to collaborate…

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Builders Merchant chooses TruTac for driver and compliance control

Builders Merchant chooses TruTac for driver and compliance control

EH Smith Builders Merchants, based in the Midlands and South East, are using TruTac’s tachograph and compliance software to help reduce driver infringements and produce monthly DVSA reports, in line with EU regulations and their FORS accreditation. With 85 drivers and a mixed fleet delivering from 12 sites, EH Smith upgraded from their previous tachograph system to TruTac’s TruControl web-based portal in order to gain better control over fleet operations and compliance. Transport Compliance Manager,…

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Job management made easy with new software solution for small hauliers

Job management made easy with new software solution for small hauliers

Mandata, the transport management system experts, have launched a new job management system to help owner-drivers and operators with small fleets run their businesses. Mandata Now is a cloud-based job management tool designed specifically for smaller haulage companies that need help to run their transport operation. Available for the first month free of charge and normally priced at £49.99 per month (per user), Now requires no formal training or set up and users can be…

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Snooper help to stop bridge strikes with new Truckmate Bridge-Saver device

Snooper help to stop bridge strikes with new Truckmate Bridge-Saver device

The driving electronics specialist, Snooper has launched a new device to help prevent the almost 2,000 bridge strikes that take place in Britain each year. According to data from Network Rail, 1,926 bridge strikes occurred across the network of railway bridges nationwide between March 2018 and March 2019, of which HGVs accounted for 68% of incidents. To help prevent this prevalent issue on the roads, Snooper has released a new device called the Truckmate Bridge-Saver….

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Logistics specialist looks to the Mandata cloud for remote-working solution

Logistics specialist looks to the Mandata cloud for remote-working solution

As Covid-19 bears down on the transport industry, North West Logistics’ recent move to Mandata’s cloud-based TMS means that not only can customers be provided with real-time information but also, North West Logistics’ personnel can remotely access systems from home. In previous times, says the company, all operational data was on a server which presented access problems and raised concerns regarding long term reliability. “We’d been using a server for 5 years.” Says Managing Director,…

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Verizon Connect study finds failure to adopt new technology costs fleet managers two days a week

Verizon Connect study finds failure to adopt new technology costs fleet managers two days a week

Research released today by Verizon Connect* reveals that fleet managers could save as much as 14 hours a week – the equivalent of nearly two full working days – by adopting technology that helps them automate tasks. The new study of fleet managers across the UK found that two fifths (40 percent) spend the majority of their time doing general administrative tasks, which means they aren’t able to focus on getting on with their day…

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Waste systems are ‘Go’ with paperless solution from Mandata

Waste systems are ‘Go’ with paperless solution from Mandata

Mandata, the transport management systems provider, has introduced a new waste handling solution which is set to cut submission times for quarterly returns for waste carriers who have a registered, onsite, waste transfer station by eliminating the need for manual documentation. Called Waste Go and integrated with Mandata’s TMS GO management system, the innovative solution comes in the form of a mobile app for drivers which allows them to capture customer signatures when collecting waste…

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Verizon Connect launches Reveal Field – integrated field service management solution

Verizon Connect launches Reveal Field – integrated field service management solution

Verizon Connect delivers accessible workforce management solutions with the introduction of Reveal Field. Reveal Field makes it easy for dispatchers to efficiently schedule and communicate job information to technicians and customers throughout the day, in near-real time. Reveal Field works with the Verizon Connect Reveal platform to combine vehicle location data and technician status to help operations managers make faster, more informed decisions and provide better service, all from a single application without having to…

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