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Online system tracks trailer movements

A logistics provider specialising in transportation services between the UK and Scandinavian countries has switched to using T Cards new OnLine system for improving management of trailer movement in ... more

Software company supplies its routing and scheduling optimisation software to logistics firm

Paragon Software Systems has won a contract with HAVI Logistics to supply its routing and scheduling optimisation software for planning deliveries across Europe. HAVI Logistics will use the software ... more

New software helps drivers avoid low bridges

Paragon Software Systems has announced a new low bridge avoidance mapping option for all GB versions of its routing and scheduling optimisation software. The new optional NAVTEQ mapping functionality ... more

Software solutions go the extra mile

The Co-operative Food is cutting delivery miles and carbon emissions as a result of introducing Paragon’s transport planning solution to its Logistics Service operationThe switch to a dynamic ... more

Thermal printing in logistics

Jörk Schüßler, European marketing manager for Citizen Systems Europe, explains how thermal printers have met and in some cases exceeded the capability of laser printers to offer simple, reliable, ... more

Foundations now laid for a petroleum tanker driver safety passport

The UK Downstream Oil Distribution Forum (DODF) was re-established in July 2012 to provide an on-going forum for the discussion and resolution of issues relating to health and safety in the ... more

The logic behind cost efficiency

Tim Fawkes of transport management ­company 3t Logistics has some tips to help manufacturers cut transport costs and improve efficiencyThe Road Haulage Association estimates that the expected 3p fuel ... more

Software company helps drive 15 per cent business growth for distributor of electrical engineering and fluid control products

Intact Software has helped to drive 15 per cent business growth for distributor of electrical engineering and fluid control products Scattergood and Johnson.Scattergood and Johnson currently employs ... more

Pen your own logistics success story

Transporting medical supplies by air around the world in safe and ­temperature-controlled conditions is a ­life-critical business which means having a reliable cold chain transportation and logistics ... more

Integrated warehousing at Walker Logistics

Third party logistics provider Walker Logistics has introduced the Empirica warehouse management system from Chess Logistics Technology to enhance its operations and provide customers with an ... more

Fleet software solution delivers big savings

Macfarlane Packaging has made six figure savings since implementing Paragon Software Systems’ integrated transport optimisation and ­vehicle tracking solution.The software has helped the packaging ... more

Big names for Logistics Link South

Many of the industry’s biggest names have signed up to exhibit at Logistics Link South, taking place again at Sandown Park, Esher, on 21-22 February. Confirmed exhibitors include ChessLogistics, ... more

How to help your fleet work a treat

FleetGenie is a new fleet management and mobile workforce system incorporating vehicle tracking, route optimisation and mobile device management. FleetGenie enables any organisation with a mobile ... more

Choosing the right technology for the job

After all the hype, enhanced RFID technology has not always delivered the tangible benefits widely thought possible. This has led many organisations to now ... more

Labelling systems for secure identification

Logopak has supplied Jersey-based internet mail order specialist Play.Com with three purpose designed labelling systems that allow cartons to be tracked through the final closing and sealing process ... more

The benefits of line matrix printing

Printronix regional category manager Olivier Evain discusses the benefits of line matrix printing for manufacturing, distribution and logisticsThe evolution of the manufacturing, distribution and ... more

Compact label and wristband printer launched

A new, compact label and wristband printer, the CG4, designed for general purpose barcode label applications, has been launched in the UK by SATO. The CG4 is said to offer top-end performance at ... more

Effective barcoding on the move

Mark Beauchamp, European marketing manager for Citizen Systems Europe, looks at how the latest generation of portable printers are smaller, lighter and more robust than ever before, while ... more

Reverse logistics: how to improve efficiency and reduce overall costs

Malcolm Smith, UK sales manager at Vitronic discusses the theory behind reverse logistics and how it can assist in the challenges of asset recovery and therefore reduce costsReverse logistics refers ... more

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