New products and applications keep rolling in as transport and distribution IT gets more sophisticated. Technology and its accompanying software are playing an increased role in day-to-day operations of transport and logistics companies, from drivers to office staff. But the directions of these developments are as diverse as the problems they are hoping to solve.
Effectively and efficiently managing jobs helps maximise profitability and customer service. Tradelink required a job management system that could adapt to them. Even though the workflow was simple, they required a solution that could scale and expand as they did; both robust and simple in nature.
Tracking and location management should be considered two different concepts, whilst both living broadly within the Telematics framework. Transport and logistics operations have become more complex and demanding and technology has evolved from primitive functionality into an amalgamated world of potential opportunities.