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IT-Strategi
2018-11-29 17:34

Dramatic improvement in Eco-Driving by Götene Kyltransporter (GKT)

During just a few months, the Swedish transportation company Götene Kyltransporter has improved the eco-driving performance dramatically. Impressed by the great achievements, Vehco made an interview with Mattias Vilgfors, who is working as Project Manager to improve the driving behavior at GKT.

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IT-Strategi
2018-11-22 10:02

The Transport company Chaussenot Transport (France), rents public work equipment and machinery with a driver. Frédérique Guichet, the company's administrative manager, testifies on their main return on investment of their telematics system: the optimization of drivers' working hours.

Optimize driving times with trip history tracking

Since the company pays the travel time of machine operators, automatic and accurate tracking of these trips has resulted in savings. "Before, we were dependent on written reports from our drivers and visual checks (on the parking lot). With our telematics system, we have an automated recording of travel times. This has enabled us to reduce actual travel time by 30%."

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IT-Strategi
2018-11-16 06:01

Utilizing a Fleet Management System Features can greatly reduce waiting times. However, technology cannot do anything. The reason why waiting times is a problem for companies in the industry is that it costs a lot of money and lowers the delivery precision. Companies Vehco has contacted say that they charge parts of the waiting times to the customers, but it is rarely possible to charge it all. Either the customer is not willing to pay, or it will only pay for parts of the waiting time.

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Vervoer en IT
2018-07-07 07:24

There are many reasons why driver need to wait before loading or unloading of goods. In a survey conducted by Vehco it turned out that one of the most common reasons for waiting times is that the customer is not prepared for the driver to arrive. The waiting time may occur by queueing or that staff who will receive the transport are not in place. Sometimes queues may occur because several vehicles from the same carrier try to load or unload at the same time. In these cases, the problem is primarily with the traffic management that should ensure that this is avoided.

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Vervoer en IT
2018-07-04 06:55

The digitalization during the recent years has changed the way of working for many companies in the transport and logistics industry. But the
development and the implementation of new technology are at different levels. Some companies have come far with integrated systems and high
level of automatization while some companies are still in the beginning of their “digitalization journey”. The freight notes are part of the business that are undergoing a digital change. In the Nordic countries, the development and implementation have come further than in the rest of Europe. Digital freight bills have great advantages over their physical equivalent. The most obvious difference is that physical way bills can be dropped, broken and they require...