Fleet/Logistics

As the old adage goes, you can't manage what you can't measure. On-board telemetry allows companies to better monitor driver performance, while IoT systems and RFID tags are being increasingly used to allow better tracking of goods as they make their way through the supply chain

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Vehicle 'instant diagnostics' tool launched

Telematics supplier Kinesis has launched a vehicle safety check app providing electronic updates in real time to fleet management systems. The solution, which runs on both Apple and Android devices, is also designed to enable staff to record vehicle defects using their device's ...

Tait wins contract to upgrade TfL’s bus fleet to DMR Tier III

Tait Communications and Transport for London (TfL) today (23 March) signed a contract for the replacement of London’s bus radio system with a new digital mobile DMR Tier III radio system.

The agreement will see Tait Communications manufacture and replace both the ...

Telematics company continues to expand

Wiltshire-based vehicle telematics company CMS SupaTrak has recruited six new members of staff to support its ongoing development of new products and services for the European market.

The members of staff will occupy newly created roles, and will also include an ...

Cargo handling giant signs Orange agreement

Orange Business Services has agreed to provide cargo handling solution specialists Cargotec with IoT connectivity across its worldwide business for the next three years.

According to Orange, Cargotec - which has its headquarters in Finland - aims to become the global ...

Arthur David gets customer service boost from route-planning solution

Arthur David, a fresh produce distributor, has improved its customer service through using Maxoptra route planning and scheduling software.

Since implementing the TomTom telematics integrated software, Arthur David has introduced a ‘one-call’ customer care policy. The ...

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Keeping the wheels turning

(Advertorial) Whether your requirement is for wide area communications or in-building lone worker protection, TASSTA has you covered

Three of the industries that are most in need of wide area coverage are public transport road haulage and parcel delivery. Kaveh ...

Buying mobile data terminals?

Mobile data terminals can greatly improve the efficiency of vehicle-based operations. But, asks Vaughan O’Grady, do you need high-performance software and hardware – or can a modest outlay serve your needs just as well?

Mobile data terminals (MDTs) – computerised ...

PTT over Cellular Insight

Push-to-talk over Cellular (PoC) solutions have been in the market for years but are starting to come into their own thanks to 4G networks and new hardware designed for PTT users, especially for those on the move. Sam Fenwick looks at the current state of play

Smart pallets

Keeping track of goods can be difficult, given the sheer size of modern supply chains. Sam Fenwick investigates the use of smart, IoT-enabled pallets which have much potential in this area

The next time you wander through a warehouse or storage yard, spare a thought ...

Vehicle telematics procurement

While vehicle telematics systems are increasingly commonplace, procuring them can be frustrating. Wise Procurement’s Phil Murphy speaks to Sam Fenwick about how it can be made far less stressful

The benefits of telematics systems working in concert with managers who ...

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