Paragon Software Systems has launched its route optimisation software on the Geotab Marketplace.
Transportation Management, TMS, Distribution Software
The management of transportation operations of all types, including tracking and managing every aspect of vehicle maintenance, fuel costing, routing and mapping, warehousing, communications, EDI implementations, traveller and cargo handling, carrier selection and management, accounting. A Transportation Management System (TMS) is a term mainly used to describe a software package that helps to optimise transportation activities within an organisation by maximising the efficiency of resources and reducing operational errors. A TMS system belongs to a software group that commonly fall under the category of Supply Chain Execution (SCE).
Paragon launches on the Geotab marketplace to give fleet managers increased visibility and control of routing process
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Radius Payment Solutions has announced a strategic technology partnership with Key Telematics, a global vehicle tracking and asset management company.
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The Nagel-Group has over 7,000 vehicles in operation across Europe in order to deliver foodstuffs such as dairy products and fruit fresh, safe and on time to customers.
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Pirelli claims to be the first tyre company in the world to transmit information detected by intelligent tyres regarding the road surface via the 5G network.
New report from Global Fleet Champions helps fleet managers engage with drivers on key safety messages
Nov 13, 2019 Comments (0)
All over the world, driver error and risk-taking is a leading cause of road crashes¹. For many employees, driving is the riskiest activity they undertake at work. Organisations looking to encourage and manage safe driving behaviours will benefit from new guidance published by the Global Fleet Champions (GFC) campaign.
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Crewe-based Radius Payment Solutions, the group behind the telematics and fuel card brands Kinesis and UK Fuels, has acquired Sure-Track. A specialist in stolen vehicle and plant recovery systems, Midlands-based Sure-Track also supplies fleet tracking and vehicle camera solutions.
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Zenzic the organisation dedicated to accelerating the self-driving revolution in the UK by uniting industry, government and academia, has revealed that emerging CAM (connected and automated mobility) technologies will eliminate the need for road signage, with UK drivers seeing ‘naked highways’ by 2027.
Nov 06, 2019 Comments (0)
VisionTrack is providing advanced video telematics technology for a fleet of commercial vehicles being used as part of truck platooning trials taking place within the UK. The company has joined a consortium of partners, led by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), that is conducting the tests on behalf of Highways England and the Department for Transport.
New location in Wrocław: TIMOCOM is growing internationally and strategically expanding its presence in Poland
Oct 31, 2019 Comments (0)
The IT and data specialist TIMOCOM, with headquarters in Erkrath, Germany, will continue to grow internationally. The company is expanding its presence on the Polish market with an additional location in Wrocław. Both transport service providers and dispatchers, as well as manufacturing and trade customers will profit from the strategic repositioning and the associated location expansion in Poland.
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Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG) will deploy AT&T’s secure IoT capabilities into its overall connected container service model for its end customers, including its recently won global managed container service contract with the Dutch Army.
Transportation is the process of shipping or moving people, animals and goods from one location to another. Freight forwarding and distribution is carried out by air, sea and land on roads, railways, airways, waterways and canals.
5 elements are needed for transportation to occur: infrastructure or accommodation (including terminals or ports), a vehicle (body or technology), Energy (fuel or pulse), an Operator and Support Services which allow the transportation to occur safely.
A Transportation Management System (TMS) is a software system designed to manage transportation operations of all types, including tracking and managing every aspect of vehicle maintenance, fuel costing, routing and mapping, warehousing, communications, EDI implementations, traveller and cargo handling, carrier selection and accounting.
TMS are one of the systems managing the supply chain. They belong to a sub-group called Supply Chain Execution (SCE). TMS, whether it's part of an Enterprise Level ERP System or from an integrated "Best of Breed" Independent Software Vendor (ISV) has become a critical part of any (SCE) Supply Chain Execution and Collaboration System in which real time exchange of information with other SCE modules has become mission critical. A TMS can optimise and transform a supply chain network by planning and executing inbound and outbound transportation processes.
A Transportation Management System can reduce costs through improved load planning, routing and mode selection, and create the optimal carrier mix based on routing guides. It can connect you to a collaborative logistics network of carriers, shippers, and customers and assist with automating the entire transportation management process. It can raise service levels by providing real-time visibility into shipping processes and increase productivity by eliminating manual transportation processes. Collaboration with carriers, vendors, and customers will improve on time delivery through better co-ordination.
Transport management systems are available “Software-as-a-Service” (SaaS), meaning fewer IT resources, no upgrade costs, easy connectivity, and low total cost of ownership
Transport planning allows you to plan and use a traffic & transport infrastructure intelligently. It is about preparing, assessing and implementing policies, plans and projects to improve and manage a transport system.
There are a number of software solutions available to cut transport costs, improve efficiency and raise customer service levels.
Route planning software is designed to plan the best and most efficient route between two different geographical locations.
Route scheduling software enables you to import your data, geo-code your orders and optimise. You will then be able schedule the lowest cumulative miles to carry out your workload, at the most economical cost and with the greatest vehicle utilisation. Time windows, quantity, fixed visit duration, capacity, costs, skill set, working time directive and speed are just a few of the parameters that are taken into account when producing results.
Route optimisation software is a more simple form of scheduling, designed to help fleets conduct runs in the best logistical order or redefine set routes for greater efficiency.