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  • VisionTrack introduces new video telematics mobile app  

    on Dec 11, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

     VisionTrack, the leading provider of vehicle CCTV and video telematics solutions, has launched a new version of its mobile app to significantly improve the user experience for fleet customers. The mobile app replicates all the functionality and usability of the company’s award-winning IoT platform, so it is now possible to effectively monitor a vehicle operation from a smartphone and respond instantly by accessing video footage of any incident

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  • Compliance drives transport operators to digital working with Freeway mobile Apps

    on Dec 11, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Freeway Fleet Systems has seen users of its software double in 2018 as transport and bus operators make the switch from paper to digital. The supplier of systems for vehicle maintenance and asset management has seen an upsurge in interest for its mobile apps as operators demand more accurate and visible information to transform their fleet management and meet new digital compliance regulations

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  • Brittany Ferries introduces new winter sailing schedule

    on Dec 10, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Building on the launch of its new Cork to Santander route in 2018, Brittany Ferries has introduced a new winter sailing schedule designed to facilitate its Ireland to Spain freight traffic.  The Connemara will now depart Cork on Mondays and Fridays at 23:30, arriving in Santander at 08:00 on Wednesday and Sunday mornings respectively

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  • Anglia UK reduces claims costs with SureCam video technology

    on Dec 7, 18 • in General News, UK News • with No Comments

    Anglia UK, specialists in vehicle credit management, has experienced significant reductions in insurance claims cost while using SureCam, a connected vehicle camera solution. Anglia UK originally installed the cameras to their commercial fleet to improve driver safety, but the SureCam vehicle cameras have also enabled them to address false allegations of driver error

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  • VisionTrack celebrates double award win

    on Dec 5, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    VisionTrack, the leading provider of vehicle CCTV and video telematics solutions, has scooped two industry awards in recognition of how its unique Internet of Things (IoT) platform is tackling insurance fraud. The company has been named as the winner of the telematics category at the BusinessCar Techies and the Best Telematics-Based Project of the Year at Insurance Post’s Digital & Insurtech Awards

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  • Staples Vegetables achieves Earned Recognition with Descartes

    on Dec 5, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, provided essential Key Performance Indicators for drivers’ hours for the independent farming company, Staples Vegetables to achieve the Driver and Vehicles Standards Agency’s (DVSA) Earned Recognition accreditation

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  • Paragon co-founder and director to retire after almost 35 years

    on Dec 5, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Paragon Software Systems co-founder and director Charles Nockold will retire this year after nearly 35 years working for the routing and scheduling software specialist. He joined the Paragon team in 1984 when it was part of PA Consulting Group and then played a key role in the management buy-out and subsequent growth of the business. 

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  • Oldest DAF truck still in commercial use found in Bakel

    on Dec 3, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Oldest DAF truck still in commercial use found in Bakel

    DAF announced its search for the oldest truck earlier this year, as the company continues to celebrate its 90th birthday in 2018. The search was launched with a video on social media that features a cattle trader who has been operating his DAF truck across Ireland since the early 1980s. The video has been viewed almost half a million times, prompting an avalanche of contenders for the title. Responses poured in from all over the world, but the oldest truck was found virtually in the back garden of the DAF factory in Eindhoven, in the

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  • Mercedes-Benz voted Truck Manufacturer of the Year

    on Dec 2, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Mercedes-Benz voted Truck Manufacturer of the Year

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks has been named Truck Manufacturer of the Year at the annual Commercial Fleet Awards at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole

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  • FTA calls on MPs to vote in favour of withdrawal agreement

    on Nov 28, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA calls on MPs to vote in favour of withdrawal agreement

     The business group representing the logistics sector, the Freight Transport Association (FTA), is calling on MPs to vote in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement to keep Britain trading post-Brexit by delivering the frictionless trade that the logistics sector was promised

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  • ProVision launches new ProVision Go app

    on Nov 26, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on ProVision launches new ProVision Go app

    This new app continues ProVision’s mission to empower and simplify the lives of both fleet managers and drivers by combining all key fleet risk management, safety and compliance needs into a single powerful platform. It has seen robust testing among a closed group of leading fleet operators to ensure the technology exactly fits the differing needs of operators of all sizes

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  • Car transporter firm equips fleet with Michelin telematics system

    on Nov 26, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Car transporter firm equips fleet with Michelin telematics system

    On foot of a successful trial period, UK-based Carlson Vehicle Transfer has rolled out Michelin’s Effitrailer telematics system across its 150-strong trailer fleet, which operates throughout the UK and Europe delivering cars for the automotive industry

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