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Archive | June, 2016

Torsten Brose, from Magenta, joins panel of experts at ProDriver Congress

London, 30 June 2016:  Industry technology expert Torsten Brose is to join a panel of experts presenting and debating the future of the private hire and chauffeur industry. Taking part in the one-day ProDriver Congress, Brose will offer a fresh insight into how the latest technology – such as Magenta’s highly advanced auto-allocation software – […]

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NetDespatch and E-Bikes help commuters to go green

Marlow, UK, 30 June 2016 – E-Bikes Direct is now using NetDespatch’s fully automated despatch solution to speed up its order fulfilment and despatch process, putting more eco-friendly electric bikes on the road to help reduce traffic congestion as well as improving the fitness levels of commuters. E-Bikes Direct has streamlined its order-to-despatch with an […]

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Leekes streamlines home deliveries with Maxoptra dynamic route scheduling software

London, 28 June 2016 – Dynamic delivery route planning software is allowing Leekes – one of the UK’s leading independent retailers – to automate its nationwide home delivery service. The online Maxoptra delivery route optimisation platform is helping Leekes to streamline the complex task of scheduling over a thousand deliveries of homewares and home improvement products […]

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Bluesky aerial images reveal Britain’s hidden land for mapmakers

Leicestershire, 22 June 2016 – Cartography.co.uk is using the latest aerial photography from Bluesky to produce bespoke maps of rural farms and estates. The largest producer of customised mapping for private landowners in the UK, Cartography.co.uk’s map products are used for a variety of applications, including a growing concern for rural safety. The detailed maps […]

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South Tyneside Council takes to the air to police planning permissions with Bluesky aerial photomaps

Leicestershire, 15 June 2016 – South Tyneside Council is using the latest aerial survey data from Bluesky to update essential Council records and inform decision making. By comparing the new photography with previous imagery, officers are even able to identify potential breaches of planning permission and land encroachment. Flown in 2015 and delivered to the […]

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Torsten Brose joins Magenta Technology as Business Development Director for private hire sector

London, 15 June 2016:  Torsten Brose, an experienced business development and operations professional, has joined Magenta Technology, the company behind the innovative Echo scheduling and dispatch solution for private hire and taxi operators. Brose, who takes on the position of Business Development Director, has more than twenty years’ experience, having held senior positions with both […]

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Bluesky’s 3D laser maps inform BIM projects

Leicestershire, 09 June 2016 – 3D models produced from aircraft mounted lasers are being used by survey company Greenhatch Group to help inform a range of Building Information Modelling (BIM) projects. Downloaded from aerial mapping company Bluesky’s online Mapshop (www.blueskymapshop.com), the highly accurate and detailed models are utilised within the Group’s BIM software from Autodesk, […]

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Bluesky appoints Dr Simon Schuffert to lead software innovation

Leicestershire, 07 June 2016 – Aerial mapping company Bluesky has appointed Dr Simon Schuffert to the role of Software Engineer. Schuffert is highly qualified with specialist skills in automated image processing, photogrammetry and GIS, having gained a PhD in Photogrammetry from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. Prior to joining Bluesky, Schuffert undertook research […]

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Maxoptra’s dynamic routing and scheduling software supports Warren Evans’ green ideals

London, 7th June 2016 – Warren Evans, an award winning London based bed maker, is implementing advanced dynamic vehicle routing and scheduling optimisation software for its delivery fleet. Building on the company’s impeccable green credentials, Warren Evans hopes the introduction of the Maxoptra delivery route optimisation software will reduce unnecessary mileage, help manage costs and […]

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