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

News

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 ...

Orange Business Services and BlueTide partner on maritime comms

Orange Business Services is providing BlueTide Communications with BlueTide with managed global Ku band VSAT capacity, with the ability to switch to alternative satellite beams, providing seamless global coverage. BlueTide can provide vessels with live video surveillance, ...

Abbey Logistics Group opts for Microlise’s telematics solution

Abbey Logistics Group, one of the UK’s largest bulk liquid and powder transport providers, is deploying a Microlise fleet management telematics solution to 350 tractors and 300 trailers in its fleet

Microlise Fleet Performance will provide Abbey Logistics with ...

In-Depth

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 ...

Autonomous trucks

Autonomous vehicle technology isn’t just about getting people from A to B. Sam Fenwick looks at the recent progress towards self-driving trucks

Much of the push for autonomous trucks comes from the huge potential cost savings. Drivers account for roughly a third of ...

Comms from ship to shore

Philip Mason explores how cutting-edge technology is being used to overcome the obstacles to digital communication inherent in a shipping and container port environment

Ports and shipping is a unique sector, both in terms of the logistics involved in successfully ...

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