Move over Track and Trace – it’s time for Mobile Resource Management

9 February, 2018

Traditional track and trace technology is no longer revolutionary – more and more businesses are waking up to the benefits of MRM - Mobile Resource Management.

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A festive logistics challenge

7 December, 2017

With Christmas nearly upon us, Focus Magazine (pg 19) takes a light-hearted look at one of the season’s biggest logistics challenges: getting Christmas presents to children across the world in just one night. We’re pleased to see Santa embracing the new technology now available to help make his job easier.

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For now, diesel can be the best choice for fleets

30 November, 2017

With Tesla recently unveiling a new electric lorry, fleet owners are starting to look towards electric vehicles in the long-term. But in reality, diesel remains the best option in the short- to medium-term & management tools play a vital role in harnessing the benefits of diesel to improve environmental and economic performance as well.

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Bridging the gap to a fully autonomous world

23 November, 2017

Driverless cars would be on the UK roads by 2021 under Government plans to invest in the sector. While it will be some time before driverless vehicles are ubiquitous on our roads, companies with fleets of vehicles should begin investing and upgrading their fleets to drive safety, efficiency and productivity now, rather than waiting for full autonomy to kick in.

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Fleet management systems set to soar

28 September, 2017

It may be no surprise to those at the sharp end of fleet operations, that a new report from analysts’ predicting that fleet management systems are growing significantly and set to reach 14.1 million by 2021. Read more here and about the tools that managers are turning to that can help them get ahead.

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Autonomous vehicle reality check

14 September, 2017

It seems everyone is talking about autonomous vehicles and they have tremendous potential for fleets. But analyst Bob O’Donnell’s article on the range of challenges facing self-driving vehicles suggest that despite the hype, fully autonomous vehicles are still a way off. Does Mobile Resource Management (MRM) help provide some of the benefits that electric and self-driving vehicles promise?

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New tests announced for ‘self-driving’ lorries on UK roads

31 August, 2017

The UK government announcement that small convoys of partially self-driving lorries will be trialled on major roads by the end of next year has been meet with mixed reactions. It does raise a question, in the interim what are the many other ways managers can optimise their fleet performance, improve productivity, reduce costs and improve safety?

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The intelligent fleet: bridging the communications gap

3 July, 2017

Sergio Barata looks at connectivity trends and gazes into the future to help you understand where IoT and connected fleet technology might be heading.

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A big week in the world of autonomous vehicles

22 June, 2017

While fully autonomous vehicles are a way off, your business can use the data centric approach that powers them

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The evolving face of telematics and the role of the platform

6 December, 2016

Telematics has changed dramatically since it started being widely adopted in the early 2000s.

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The evolution of in-cab GPS for white van drivers

2 December, 2016

So how did the GPS landscape change after the boom, what effect did this have on fleets and what does this change in telematics look like?

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The changing profile of the lone driver

1 November, 2016

The life of a professional driver has changed dramatically over the last few years. Gone are the days of being cast off in virtual isolation on the road. Instead, drivers are now part of a hyper-connected organisation joined up by tech, and this is allowing managers and a network of drivers to be linked in totally new ways.

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Telematics as we know it is dead – long live Mobile Resource Management

6 September, 2016

As the tech that enables the exchange of information between fleet vehicles and a central manager, telematics has been billed as a game changer for any business that uses a fleet.

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