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Archive | November, 2017

thinkWhere maps out business expansion with Mahon Fitzgerald appointment

Stirling, Scotland, 30 November 2017 – Scottish technology company thinkWhere has appointed Mahon Fitzgerald to the newly created position of Marketing Manager. thinkWhere is an established specialist in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Fitzgerald joins following recent innovations by the Stirling-based company in online platforms for accessing, sharing and storing maps and geographic data. Reporting […]

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Magenta users scoop awards at Professional Driver QSI Awards

  London, 30 November 2017 – Carrot Cars, Locations Cars, and Greentomatocars, users of Magenta’s private hire and taxi dispatch software, are celebrating having scooped some of the top accolades in the private hire and taxi industry. Presented at the Professional Driver QSI (Quality Service Innovation) Awards, Location Cars won Silver in the Private Hire Company […]

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Maxoptra helps deliver £1/4 million savings for Industrial Metal Services

London, 22 November 2017 – One of the UK’s largest steel stockholders has realised savings in the region of £250,000 per annum, following the implementation of a telematics integrated route planning and scheduling solution. The Maxoptra cloud based software, integrated with the WEBFLEET management solution from TomTom Telematics, has helped Industrial Metal Services (IMS) reduce on-road […]

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Local authority transport planners take to the road to improve services

Bristol, 20 November 2017 – Local Authorities from across the UK converged on Birmingham last week to learn about ways to improve transport services. School and special educational needs Transport Planners from Councils as far afield as Somerset, Buckinghamshire and Sheffield met at Birmingham University as part of an event hosted by transport planning software company QRoutes. […]

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Maxoptra routing and scheduling lifts delivery service levels for Rollerdor

London, 16 November 2017 – Garage door manufacturer, Rollerdor, has implemented Maxoptra dynamic route planning and scheduling software to help with the management of made to measure doors. Operating a nationwide delivery and installation service, Rollerdor has seen significant expansion and expects to deliver in excess of 6,000 custom built doors in 2017. The cloud-based Maxoptra […]

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Bluesky 3D models used to create VR simulation of offshore wind farm

Leicestershire, 14 November 2017 – Highly accurate 3D models from Bluesky are being used to communicate plans for a new offshore wind farm in Scotland. The interactive models allow users to ‘teleport’ around a virtual environment, viewing the proposed turbine development from the coast in the real world context of existing buildings and trees. Created […]

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AGRO Merchants Group takes the Freeway route to improving fleet maintenance

London, 14 November 2017 – AGRO Merchants Group is implementing fleet maintenance software from Freeway Fleet Systems at the company’s Irish HQ in Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland.  When fully implemented, the system is expected to significantly improve the management of a fleet of 220 trucks and 580 trailers, which are used to deliver chilled and […]

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QRoutes launches schools and special needs transport planning software

Bristol, 14 November 2017 – QRoutes has announced the latest version of its Transport Planning tool, which is available online as easy to use software. Designed to simplify and improve the planning of school and special needs transport, QRoutes optimises routes and maximises vehicle utilisation, reducing operational costs. It can take many months to route […]

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thinkWhere powers humanitarian disaster response with OpenStreetMap management tool

Stirling, Scotland, 14 November 2017 – Scottish technology company, thinkWhere, is playing a vital role in enabling the delivery of emergency response and aid to areas hit by natural and humanitarian crises. Working with HOT – the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, thinkWhere has developed an advanced cloud-based mapping management system. Coordinating the work of tens of […]

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