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smart transports

News, trends and experiences within IT and transports from Vehco

June 2018

Start measuring your waiting times!

It is often pointed out that the first step in solving a problem is to be aware that you have a problem. This also applies to unnecessary waiting times for loading and unloading of goods.

Why is it important to keep track of the waiting times?

Many transportation companies experience waiting times and they are costly both in terms of money and time. Waiting times often occur at the customer's place, as the driver must wait before loading or unloading of the goods.

Trend 5: Successful transport companies are becoming increasingly data-driven

Transport companies are on the verge of even more extensive digitalization. Terms like Big Data, AI (Artificial Intelligence) and IoT (Internet of Things) will become more common in the industry.

Trend 4: FMS is a key factor for effective cost reduction

Cost reduction and streamlining are important goals in digitalization. There are many areas where thoughtful use of FMS quickly can provide savings. Digitalized handling of transport missions and time reporting, driving behavior and fuel consumption monitoring, 

Trend 3: Higher expectations of customer service imply requirements for FMS

Today's digital landscape has given the customer a more important role towards its suppliers. Both the companies and their customers are aware of this increased power and the trend suggests that businesses need to work harder to meet the requirements from their customers.

Trend 2: Increased productivity through BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

Another trend in Fleet Management is that more and more companies let their users use devices they have brought in themselves (BYOD). A wider definition of the term is used for companies that purchase devices such as mobile phones and tablets that the employees use a

Trend 1: Leading transportation companies claims a Fleet Management System is crucial for success

Most medium- and large sized transportation companies now see FMS as natural to operate efficiently. There are several reasons for this. Firstly, telematics solutions have evolved into an important competitive advantage. Having not yet invested in an FMS ca

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