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  • Paragon employees support children’s charity  

    on Jul 20, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

     A group of employees from Paragon Software Systems, has successfully finished a 150-mile cycle ride to raise more than £3000 for local children’s charity Shooting Star Children’s Hospices. The team of seven travelled to Northern France to take part in the two-day ride that spanned the regions of Pas-de-Calais, Picardy and Normandy

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  • Camera Telematics launch Street Angel Response

    on Jul 3, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Camera Telematics launch Street Angel Response

    Camera Telematics, the leaders in vehicle camera technology enabling fleet operators to achieve the highest standards of risk management strategies, today announced the launch of Street Angel Response, the most advanced accident and claims management app available to businesses operating fleets

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  • ScS invests in Paragon’s ePOD software  

    on Jul 2, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on ScS invests in Paragon’s ePOD software  

    ScS, the home furnishings retailer specialising in sofas, carpets, flooring and furniture, has enhanced its customer experience by adopting Paragon’s fleXipod electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) software. The solution has been implemented to support its two-man home delivery operation, which handles around 1,000 customer appointments each day. By gaining real-time visibility and control of delivery processes, ScS has been able to achieve a more standardised on-site service and faster problem resolution

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  • FTA welcomes call for pothole repair fund

    on Jul 2, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA welcomes call for pothole repair fund

    The Transport Select Committee has called for a five-year fund to undertake pothole repairs. A front-loaded, five-year funding settlement is the only way local authorities will be able to address a deteriorating local roads network and plan ahead, says the Transport Committee

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  • New Mercedes-Benz Actros camera feature could soon ease motorists’ fears

    on Jul 2, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on New Mercedes-Benz Actros camera feature could soon ease motorists’ fears

    When technology introduced in the new Mercedes-Benz Actros truck trickles down into passenger cars, as inevitably it will, motorists trapped in a traffic queue can say goodbye to the fear that cyclists and bikers, when weaving a path to the front, will pass by without brushing into a wing mirror and bending it in a direction it was not made to go

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  • Kelly International chooses Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders

    on Jun 27, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Kelly International chooses Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders

    Kent-based haulier Kelly International has bought six new Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders, fitted with the manufacturer’s trailer telematics system to help increase trailer uptime and traceability

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  • Brexit contingency plans not up to scratch

    on Jun 27, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Brexit contingency plans not up to scratch

    RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett has responded to the ministerial statement on EU exit preparedness which focuses on the movement of ‘category 1’ goods such as medicines

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  • FTA chosen to advise on Northern Ireland Brexit preparations  

    on Jun 26, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA chosen to advise on Northern Ireland Brexit preparations  

    The Department for Exiting the European Union has announced that Seamus Leheny, Policy Manager for Northern Ireland at FTA, has been selected to become a member of the Business and Trade Union Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group. 

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  • Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden

    on Jun 25, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden

    Transport planning teams are under pressure to share more information than ever before as businesses look to increase visibility of their distribution operations, improve customer communications and remove internal silos. According to Paragon Software Systems’ recent UK customer survey – completed by more than 100 industry professionals using its route optimisation software – 58% of respondents claimed that operational reporting requirements had increased in the past 12 months. While most now have processes in place to share transport data, for many there is still a reliance on manual reporting systems

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  • IRHA calls for improved fuel rebate scheme

    on Jun 24, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRHA calls for improved fuel rebate scheme

    The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) is calling on the government to improve the current fuel rebate scheme and and incentivise the upgrade to Euro VI Diesel

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