Plumbs chooses Paragon software to optimise distribution operation

Plumbs chooses Paragon software to optimise distribution operation

Plumbs, the furniture covers and reupholstery specialists, has adopted Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to reduce fuel consumption, increase productivity and enhance customer service within its supply chain. The leading transport optimisation solution will be used to better coordinate the company’s two-man collection and delivery fleet that is responsible for handling more than 1,000 items of furniture each month. Paragon Multi Depot software will replace a manual planning process that had become overly time-consuming and…

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Thief frames himself with vehicle camera recording

Thief frames himself with vehicle camera recording

A blundering thief was framed when he inadvertently recorded himself trying to remove a 3G vehicle camera and tracking system from a stolen Renault Traffic van. The van, fitted with Intelligent Telematics’ IT1000 device, was taken while parked in Fincham, Liverpool, and driven to a field behind houses in the Huyton area. However, Merseyside Police was able quickly locate the vehicle using tracking date and then use footage to confirm the identity of the thief….

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Multichannel Platform Selro Selects Netdespatch To Help Expedite Orders For Online Retailers

Multichannel Platform Selro Selects Netdespatch To Help Expedite Orders For Online Retailers

NetDespatch, the leading parcel data management platform for postal and parcel carriers, is delighted to announce that it has partnered with Selro, a web-based order management, inventory and multichannel software solution that integrates with EBay, Amazon and many other ecommerce marketplaces. The new partnership has allowed Selro to offer its customers, online sellers and retailers, the ability to seamlessly integrate and access multiple carriers’ services via NetDespatch. Founded in 2008, Selro provides a centralised inventory…

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Paragon opens office in China

Paragon opens office in China

Paragon, the UK’s leading provider of routing and scheduling software solutions, has set up a wholly owned subsidiary in Shanghai as part of its continued commitment to the Chinese market. This latest development will enable Paragon to contract directly with local businesses or international organisations operating within the country, supporting its global growth strategy. After initially operating via the China-Britain Business Council’s launchpad scheme, Paragon has completed the formal processes that are required to operate…

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Seven Telematics transports Carlson Vehicle Transfer to new levels of tracking

Seven Telematics transports Carlson Vehicle Transfer to new levels of tracking

Operating throughout the UK and into Europe, Carlson Vehicle Transfer has a 150 strong fleet of specially designed car transporters that are now 100% specified with GPS Vehicle Tracking from Seven Telematics for its pan European vehicle movement services. In a relationship that goes back over nine years, every car transporter in the Carlson fleet, from the largest transporter that can carry up to 12 vehicles through to the smallest fully enclosed single vehicle truck,…

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Transport Exchange Group launches messaging tool to boost business communications

Transport Exchange Group launches messaging tool to boost business communications

Transport Exchange Group is launching a messaging solution to improve business communication through its leading freight trading platforms. Freight Messenger will initially be available to all members of Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange, providing a highly-effective chat tool for both internal teams and trading partners that has been designed to reduce administration and streamline operational processes. Freight Messenger will enable member-to-member communication with key internal and external contacts to simplify the booking and management of…

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Paragon lends helping hand to St Gemma’s Hospice Christmas Tree Collection

Paragon lends helping hand to St Gemma’s Hospice Christmas Tree Collection

  Paragon has teamed up with St Gemma’s Hospice to help collect and recycle more than 1,400 unwanted Christmas trees in and around the city of Leeds. The Dorking-based company supported the annual disposal service by coordinating a team of 11 volunteer drivers, using its leading routing and scheduling software. As a result, the Hospice has raised over £14,000, which will be used to provide vital care for terminally ill people in West Yorkshire. With…

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Record year for Transport Exchange Group

Record year for Transport Exchange Group

  Transport Exchange Group experienced a record year following a 25 per cent rise in the number of loads handled through its leading freight trading platforms. Both Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange saw significant growth during 2015 as road transport businesses sought to meet demand for added capacity and tackle some of the operational challenges they face within the supply chain sector. Over 800,000 jobs were posted on the freight trading platforms in the past…

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Mad Capsule Media Selects NetDespatch Integration Solution

Mad Capsule Media Selects NetDespatch Integration Solution

Integration with NetDespatch saved a month of development time for ecommerce and shipping software company NetDespatch, the leading parcel data management platform for postal and parcel carriers, is delighted to announce that it has partnered with Mad Capsule Media, an independent software company specialising in ecommerce and shipping integration for e-tailers. The partnership has allowed Mad Capsule Media to rapidly offer their customers a broader portfolio of UK and international carriers, without any significant investment…

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Transport Exchange Group and Teletrac Navman celebrate 1,000th vehicle integration

Transport Exchange Group and Teletrac Navman celebrate 1,000th vehicle integration

An increasing number of road transport operators are using live vehicle data to get more from the Transport Exchange Group’s freight trading platforms. Over 1,000 vehicles using Teletrac Navman telematics have now been integrated, allowing tracked Courier Exchange and Haulage Exchange members to advertise their available capacity and increased visibility throughout the supply chain. In fact, these members have been able to typically reduce their empty running from an industry average of around 30 per…

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