Leading UK Delivery Company Adds A Further 550 Dash-Cams To Its Fleet

Leading UK Delivery Company Adds A Further 550 Dash-Cams To Its Fleet

Leading dash-cam brand, RoadHawk, have supplied a further 550 DC-2 cameras to one of the UK’s major business-to-business delivery companies, TNT UK. The new deal is part of an ongoing contract between the two companies after RoadHawk supplied TNT with 500 cameras in March last year. TNT originally installed the cameras after trialling them in vehicles operating from its Rotherham Depot for nine months in 2014. Following the trial, TNT found that 56% of drivers…

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Interactive dashboard boosts service management at Courier Exchange

Interactive dashboard boosts service management at Courier Exchange

Transport Exchange Group is enhancing the user experience of its leading freight trading platform with the launch of a new interactive dashboard. As a result, members of the Courier Exchange will be able to access critical information in one place, providing increased visibility and control. The dashboard is designed to save time and improve operational performance for couriers using the Exchange by simplifying and streamlining business and operational processes. It builds on the existing real-time…

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Netdespatch Adds Carrier Integration To Waerlinx WMS For Netsuite

Netdespatch Adds Carrier Integration To Waerlinx WMS For Netsuite

NetDespatch, the leading SaaS parcel data management platform for postal and parcel carriers, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with software solutions provider Waer Systems. This partnership enables customers using the NetSuite/WAERlinx warehouse management system to seamlessly integrate with their carriers. At no cost to the customer, this automates the shipping process, providing Waer customers with fast, reliable barcode label generation, printing the correct carrier labels for the service and destination. Established in…

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ByBox awarded prestigious Sword of Honour from the British Safety Council

ByBox awarded prestigious Sword of Honour from the British Safety Council

International technology company, ByBox, has been awarded the Sword of Honour by the British Safety Council. This accolade was awarded to the ByBox Coventry Distribution Hub in recognition of the very high standard of health and safety measures it has successfully implemented. The ByBox Coventry Hub is one of just 61 organisations worldwide that achieved a Sword of Honour, which is awarded to organisations that have demonstrated excellence in the management of health and safety…

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Road safety boost for UK haulier as TomTom Telematics helps slash speeding by 95 per cent

Road safety boost for UK haulier as TomTom Telematics helps slash speeding by 95 per cent

A leading UK haulage firm has helped improve the safety of its drivers by using TomTom Telematics to cut instances of speeding by 95 per cent. KBC Logistics, which operates a 120-strong fleet of 44-tonne articulated trucks, has introduced a risk management initiative underpinned by WEBFLEET, the TomTom Telematics fleet management platform. “With WEBFLEET we have been able to address poor driving performance and improve our safety risk profile by having clear, real-time, insights into…

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Launch Of New Ecommerce System Makes Selling Online More Accessible

Launch Of New Ecommerce System Makes Selling Online More Accessible

A staggering 1,800 businesses have already signed up to a free online service just weeks after being launched – following a significant investment from eCommerce parcel broker Parcel Monkey. Kong – easyCommerce is an innovative new model which aims to make eCommerce more accessible by empowering anyone to sell products through their own, professional online store. The free service, which is being seed funded by the technology-driven parcel firm, is already creating a buzz among…

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Pocket App Develops New Tyre Pressure App for Bridgestone Europe

Pocket App Develops New Tyre Pressure App for Bridgestone Europe

Pocket App, the UK’s largest independent app developer, is proud to announce that a new vehicle tyre pressure monitoring system for smartphones is now available for download.  The new app which has been designed for Bridgestone Europe, a subsidiary of Bridgestone, a global manufacturer of tyres, rubber products, services and vehicle management, captures pressure readings from Bridgestone’s TPMS sensors using a Bluetooth Transceiver. Transmitters attached to the valves of each tyre send data to the…

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Paragon encourages planners to get smarter with Smarter Maps

Paragon encourages planners to get smarter with Smarter Maps

Paragon is encouraging planners to get more out of their plan with a suite of smarter mapping products designed to add greater precision to transport plans.  Paragon’s Street Level Mapping, Average Road Speed Data and Truck Attribute Data all provide planners with a highly detailed picture of the road network, allowing planners to develop more accurate and realistic plans faster, reducing mileage and fuel costs and improving the accuracy of delivery times. “When producing a…

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Fleets Set To Become “Corporate Technological Leaders”

Fleets Set To Become “Corporate Technological Leaders”

A range of breaking technologies means that fleets are set to become the most advanced department in almost any corporate setting over the next few years, says Chevin. Developments such as autonomous cars, increasingly sophisticated route planning and telematics, the further potential of mobile devices, the arrival of “big data” – and enhancements to fleet software to handle these – will all play a role. Managing director Ashley Sowerby added: “Travel back a generation and…

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Connected car product launched by TomTom Telematics to give drivers greater insight into their driving performance

Connected car product launched by TomTom Telematics to give drivers greater insight into their driving performance

TomTom Telematics has launched a new smartphone app in the UK and Germany that gives drivers real-time feedback on their driving style. TomTom CURFER uses the latest developments in connected car technology from TomTom Telematics to provide drivers with visual information on how they drive – including live and retrospective feedback on their braking, cornering, acceleration and idling. “This new aftermarket solution brings the benefits of our advanced, cloud-based, fleet management technology to all drivers…

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