Sendcloud E-Commerce Shipping Platform Launches In The UK

Sendcloud E-Commerce Shipping Platform Launches In The UK

Sendcloud, an all-in-one shipping platform for e-commerce businesses, has today announced its launch into the UK market. From today, Sendcloud’s all-in-one shipping platform will enable British online retailers to scale their business across Europe.  Online sales in the UK have skyrocketed lately, showing year-on-year growth of 51.6%, with further growth set to come in from demand outside the UK in the coming years.  According to Sendcloud’s recently commissioned e-commerce report, 53% of European shoppers regularly order from…

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Lucketts go the distance with TruTac’s compliance software

Lucketts go the distance with TruTac’s compliance software

Lucketts Travel, based on the south coast and part of National Express, have been using TruTac compliance control software for over 10 years and in recent times, TruTac’s TruLinks API suite has enabled the company to automatically integrate verified vehicle and driver tachograph data direct into other systems. For example, the powerful vehicle distance data is used in systems such as planning maintenance schedules, fuel usage and vehicle utilisation. Live, verified data is vital for…

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How business can prepare for the new normal – temperature screening post-COVID

How business can prepare for the new normal – temperature screening post-COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a dramatic increase in the number of businesses adopting thermal imaging technology to quickly test whether or not someone has a fever. But as we move past the first peak, is there a long-term need for businesses to use thermal screening technology? Here, Lasse Tonnesen, Managing Director at Test Meter Group, explains how we should prepare for the ‘new normal’, and avoid relaxing safety measures too quickly. Workplaces and public…

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Snooper help to stop bridge strikes with new Truckmate Bridge-Saver device

Snooper help to stop bridge strikes with new Truckmate Bridge-Saver device

The driving electronics specialist, Snooper has launched a new device to help prevent the almost 2,000 bridge strikes that take place in Britain each year. According to data from Network Rail, 1,926 bridge strikes occurred across the network of railway bridges nationwide between March 2018 and March 2019, of which HGVs accounted for 68% of incidents. To help prevent this prevalent issue on the roads, Snooper has released a new device called the Truckmate Bridge-Saver….

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Logistics specialist looks to the Mandata cloud for remote-working solution

Logistics specialist looks to the Mandata cloud for remote-working solution

As Covid-19 bears down on the transport industry, North West Logistics’ recent move to Mandata’s cloud-based TMS means that not only can customers be provided with real-time information but also, North West Logistics’ personnel can remotely access systems from home. In previous times, says the company, all operational data was on a server which presented access problems and raised concerns regarding long term reliability. “We’d been using a server for 5 years.” Says Managing Director,…

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Mayflex Appoints a new Account Manager for the Midlands

Mayflex Appoints a new Account Manager for the Midlands

Mayflex, the distributor of Converged IP Solutions, has appointed a new account manager to manage and develop accounts in the Midlands and surrounding areas, with a specific focus on the security product portfolio as part of the converged solution. Matthew Farthing joined the business at the end of March and comes to Mayflex from a security installer background, so is familiar with the type of customer Mayflex works with. Having worked in a general sales…

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Research team at Fraunhofer IPMS develops scanning eye for autonomous driving

Research team at Fraunhofer IPMS develops scanning eye for autonomous driving

In autonomous vehicles, people are only passengers. The car steers independently and recognizes obstacles and dangers. Optical sensors replace the driver’s eye so that the vehicle can recognize its environment. A team of researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS in Dresden is developing microscanner mirrors (MEMS scanners) that can perceive their environment reliably and without interference while being small and integrable at the same time. The vision of safe autonomous driving is…

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National Express Uses Teleopti WFM to Keep Passengers on the Move

National Express Uses Teleopti WFM to Keep Passengers on the Move

Teleopti announced today that National Express, the largest operator of coach services in the UK, is using its workforce management (WFM) solution to create schedules for over 160 frontline employees, working complex shift patterns in its customer service centre. The National Express contact centre supports ticket sales and assistance to customers of its bus and coach services every day of the year. The customer service teams also manage online queries. The customer service centre handles…

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Facebook ordered to stop tracking people in Belgium without consent

Facebook ordered to stop tracking people in Belgium without consent

Belgium’s privacy watchdog said the website had broken privacy laws by placing tracking code – known as cookies – on third-party websites. Facebook said it would appeal against the ruling. The social network faces fines of 250,000 euros (£221,000, $311,000) a day if it does not comply. The court said Facebook must “stop following and recording internet use by people surfing in Belgium, until it complies with Belgian privacy laws”. “Facebook must also destroy all…

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