Posts Tagged ‘Freight Matching’

What Is The Difference Between Digitisation and Digitalisation?

Academics love to quibble over definitions, but the two-letter difference between ‘digitisation’ and ‘digitalisation’ does have profound, real- world, significance. The currently accepted distinction comes from market researcher Gartner. It says that Digitisation “takes an analogue process and changes it to a digital form without changes to the process itself”. But Digitalisation “is the use of…

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Whitepaper: How Do We Achieve A Sustainable Future for Freight Transport?

The problem is simply stated. The European Commission reports that while road freight represents just 3% of vehicles, they account for 29% of road derived emissions. Consisting of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, but also pollutants such as oxides of nitrogen and particulates. Exhaust emissions aren’t the only issues either.  Fuel spills, tyre ‘crumb’, accidents, noise & vibration, congestion, infrastructure degradation… It all has a real impact on the health and well-being of people and the environment. Whether at local, regional or higher level it still says nothing of future ‘climate change’. Download our latest whitepaper, to learn what you can do today to start improving your sustainability profile.

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How Can The Transport Industry Overcome Brexit Challenges?

Much attention has been paid to the impact of new tariffs and duties on UK-EU freight post Brexit, but these are not the only issues. The European Commission has pointed out that without a deal, a range of UK-issued documents will no longer be recognised in the EU. These include Certificates of Professional Competence for drivers / transport managers, UK driving licenses and UK-issued Community licenses for hauliers.

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Tackling Driver Shortage Through Intelligent Capacity Management

Road freight prices across Europe rose to their highest level in over a decade in the last quarter of 2017, according to the Transport Market Monitor from Capgemini and Transporeon. With continuing economic growth, that in itself is hardly surprising – more worrying however, is that road freight capacity was over 23% lower than in the same quarter of 2016.

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The Value of Modern Investment

Unlike a traditional ICO or Initial Coin Offering however, the IVO comes in two distinct parts. Firstly, investors will receive a voucher assigned to services offered by a business within the consortium. Secondly, crypto asset tokens (i.e. a non-FIAT currency) of equivalent value to their investment will be issued against the vouchers which can then be traded within the confines of the proprietary market.

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Digital Freight Matchin

Simultaneous thinking in the digital age

Key to the exploitation of these developments lie in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) systems. Large amounts of data are collected by machines and transmitted to others to be analysed. The results are then sent to yet other machines for execution.

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The Internet of Everything

Key to the exploitation of these developments lie in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) systems. Large amounts of data are collected by machines and transmitted to others to be analysed. The results are then sent to yet other machines for execution.

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