Posts Tagged ‘Paragon’

  • Banham Poultry selects Paragon’s routing and scheduling software

    on Jun 4, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

    Banham Poultry, the Norfolk-based supplier of high quality fresh chicken products, has adopted Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to support the growth of the business and its ongoing investment programme. As well as gaining added visibility and control over the delivery operation that transports more than one million birds every week, the company will use the software to adapt and respond to changing customer and market demands

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  • Greggs optimises distribution operation with Paragon

    on Feb 28, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

    Greggs is using Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to optimise the performance of its distribution operation as part of a £100 million investment programme that is reshaping its supply chain within the UK. Most recently, the UK’s leading bakery food-on-the-go retailer was able to model transport requirements following the consolidation of its Edinburgh and Glasgow bakeries to improve fleet utilisation by over 30% and remove almost 900 miles a week from its local plans

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  • Product Care chooses Paragon’s fleXipod  

    on Jan 28, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

      Product Care, a high-quality delivery and aftercare service, is increasing the efficiency of its operational and customer service processes with the adoption of an advanced electronic proof of delivery solution. The company will use Paragon’s fleXipod software to gain increased visibility of field activity and enhance control over its one-and two-man home delivery service for electrical goods

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  • Paragon enhances routing and scheduling software

    on Sep 14, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

    Logistics operations can avoid plans unravelling when vehicles leave the depot by taking advantage of improved reporting functionality within Paragon’s routing and scheduling software. Mapping images can now be embedded into manifest and debrief documents to provide added guidance and feedback to drivers in an easy-to-understand format. This will help companies better engage with drivers to ensure that planned routes are followed and associated efficiency, performance and service improvements are achieved

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  • Paragon enhances routing and scheduling software

    on Jul 14, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

    Paragon has launched a fuel usage enhancement to its routing and scheduling software that will enable logistics operations to accurately compare planned versus actual levels of consumption leading to greater fuel savings. This latest update to Paragon’s Route Execution module means fuel data can be taken directly from an approved, CANbus-integrated vehicle tracking system and analysed against predicted consumption figures, calculated during the planning process, to identify where route planning can be improved. 

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  • Paragon introduces multi-skilled driver update

    on Jun 8, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

    Paragon has enhanced its route optimisation software to help transport planners simplify the process of managing multi-skilled driver teams. The new functionality will allow accredited drivers to be considered for standard deliveries if spare capacity exists towards the end of the planning process.  This added flexibility will enable plans to use all available resources to increase drops per day and reduce mileage. It has been introduced in response to growing demand from delivery operations looking to differentiate their offering with a wider range of added value services, or field service companies looking to maximise use of their

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  • Paragon transforms transport planning

    on May 4, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

    Frozen Food Express (FFE), one of the largest temperature-controlled logistics operators in the US, has deployed Paragon’s route optimisation software to maximise transport efficiencies within its line haul operation. FFE is using Paragon’s integrated fleets and street level mapping solutions to transform its transport planning process, providing increased visibility of truck  movements between service centres, lowering transport costs and improving on-time deliveries by 12 percent

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  •  Matthew Clark chooses Paragon’s multi drop routing software

    on Apr 26, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

    Matthew Clark, a leading nationwide drinks distributor, has teamed up with Paragon to enhance its customer experience while minimising the impact of deliveries on the environment. The company has adopted Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to manage its fleet of 225 commercial vehicles based across nine regional depots. This will ensure Matthew Clark provides a consistent and efficient delivery of drinks products, which is an essential part of the unrivalled service commitment its on-trade customers have come to depend upon

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  • NRS healthcare targets efficient service improvements with Paragon

    on Apr 10, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

    NRS Healthcare has selected Paragon’s routing and scheduling software as part of its commitment to continually improving the quality of service provided to social care users on behalf of the NHS and Local Authorities. The company will use the planning solution to better manage a fleet of 300 vans responsible for the delivery and collection of mobility equipment, wheelchairs and daily living aids, which are allowing people in communities across the UK to live independently and with dignity

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  • Paragon launches Waypoint Mapping

    on Mar 21, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

    Paragon is helping road transport and logistics operations to ensure drivers follow approved routes with the launch of Waypoint Mapping. This latest innovation will enable fleet operations to benefit from higher levels of efficiency, customer service and safety by ensuring that actual journeys keep to the expected plan. Microlise has become the first Paragon telematics partner to take advantage of the advanced feature, which feeds optimised instructions straight into the driver’s cab via a Sat Nav device

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  • Cost pressures and skills shortage continue to weigh on logistics sector

    on Jan 19, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with No Comments

    Reducing transport costs remains the biggest objective for logistics operations according to Paragon Software System’s annual UK customer survey. Over half of respondents (57.3%) said that targeting savings is their main priority followed by improving planning accuracy (14.5%) and increasing profitability (9.7%). However, these businesses anticipate a number of barriers – including lack of investment, a skills shortage, economic uncertainty and eroding margins – which will be exacerbated by the impact of Brexit and increasing pressure on the road network

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