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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NTT begins global 5G IoT deployment

NTT-owned cellular connectivity service provider Transatel has launched a new global 5G Internet of Things (IoT) solution for the industrial, IT and automotive sectors.

France has been announced as the first step in Transatel's new 5G IoT global deployment strategy ...

Bharti Airtel aims for 5G-connected ambulances

Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel has announced it has collaborated with Apollo Hospitals and Cisco to demonstrate the potential of 5G-connected ambulances to support patient care during transit to medical facilities.

The trio’s ‘5G Connected Ambulance’ ...

UK’s first full-size driverless buses hit roads

Operator Stagecoach has announced it will commence road testing of the first full-sized driverless buses to run in the UK in Scotland this week.

The two-week trial using buses designed by Fusion Processing, manufacturer Alexander Dennis and Transport Scotland along a ...

BWV to cover all England’s strategic roads

National Highways has announced plans to equip traffic officers across 4,300 miles of roads with VB400 body-worn video cameras (BWV) from Motorola Solutions.

Officers will wear the body-worn cameras while conducting patrols across England’s strategic road network ...

T-Mobile hits US roads with BMW in first 5G-connected car

German automobile manufacturer BMW has teamed up with T-Mobile to launch the first 5G-connected cars available in the United States.

As part of the collaboration, all future BMW iX and i4 models will feature unlimited voice calling and unlimited 5G data on T-Mobile’s ...

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Supply chain wireless tech

The impact of the pandemic and Brexit has caused considerable disruption to delivery of goods in the UK, prompting some transport and logistics businesses to accelerate investment in wireless technology

The UK transport and logistics (T&L) sector has experienced a ...

How to buy telematics

The dedicated device versus mobile app debate (one that will be familiar to those in the lone-worker sector) has spread to the world of telematics, as Simon Creasey discovers

Traditionally, ‘black box’ telematics were deployed to tell fleet managers where their ...

How to buy vehicle LTE routers

In-vehicle LTE routers support a range of connectivity services in the field, but there are many types, so what factors should you consider when you are looking to buy? James Atkinson reports

The advent of cellular 4G LTE networks has transformed in-vehicle mobile ...

The art of product design

The rigours of the warehouse environment – both physical and mental – are crucial factors when it comes to technology product design in the logistics sector. Philip Mason investigates

Of all the different sectors covered in Land Mobile, there are few which take place ...

Private networks vs slicing

Private mobile broadband networks that leverage shared and licence-exempt spectrum have big appeal for firms that handle sensitive data, but where will the spectrum come from, and could the fledgling industry be crushed once 5G network slicing comes into its own? Sam Fenwick ...

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