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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Semi-autonomous barges to cut traffic congestion in Dutch city

Dell EMC and Nokia have become lead technology partners in a public-private smart city initiative to help the Dutch City of Delft reduce truck congestion in its centre using semi-autonomous, hydrogen-powered barges in existing waterways for ‘last mile’ transportation.

KDR Powerlines starts using Kinesis Telematics

KDR Powerlines, contractors to the electricity industry, including network operator UK Power Networks, has implemented vehicle tracking from Kinesis, to boost the safety of field staff and the security of its assets.

KDR Powerlines provides a range of construction and ...

Eurofins to use tablets and BigChange system to cut paperwork

Eurofins, an international analytical testing company has started rolling out a mobile- and cloud technology based system, from BigChange, to provide operational control of its fleet of 50 vans that collect food and water samples from clients across the UK.

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Luxury driving performance monitored

Transport company Flightlink Chauffeurs has deployed Kinesis telematics, in order to keep tabs on the performance of its fleet of luxury vehicles.

Speaking of the move, Flightlink MD Cecilia van Zyl said: “Unlike most operators in our sector we fully own our fleet and ...

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Philip Mason looks at two manufacturers aiming to capitalise on autonomous and connected cars years in advance of the large-scale roll-out of 5G

5G is becoming an incredibly hot topic, not just in the pages of industry magazines such as Land Mobile, but also, ...

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 ...

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