UK CV manufacturing falls 7.8% in 2019

UK CV manufacturing falls 7.8% in 2019

03 February 2020

The UK commercial vehicle manufacturing sector fell by 7.8% in 2019, according to new figures, with model changeovers, variable fleet buying patterns and regulatory issues blamed for the decline. In all, 78,270 were produced in 2019, compared to 84,888 in 2018, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).  Read More >>

How is IoT transforming fleet management?

How is IoT transforming fleet management?

20 January 2020

IoT relates to the devices and sensors that link the fleet manager to each of their vehicles and/or drivers via the internet – for example, vehicle telematics sensors, handheld mobile computers and even smartphones with the right Electronic Proof of Delivery (EPOD) software. Each of these device types expand a fleet manager’s view of workforce activity beyond the office and into the field, creating a digital network via which vital operational data can flow back and forth in real-time.  Read More >>

The benefits of adding photography to EPOD

The benefits of adding photography to EPOD

06 January 2020

For many couriers a big question is how do you prove you left the goods where instructed? Indeed, how can you prove you were at an address at all? The practicalities are tricky to manage. The possibilities with a smart device don’t end with a signature and bar code. In instances where people have nominated a safe place, it’s now possible to take an image of the item in situ using the same device and link it to the order in the same way.  Read More >>

Higher than expected sales for PodStar

Higher than expected sales for PodStar

23 December 2019

Proof of Delivery innovator continues to shake up the market Touchstar, a developer of intelligent real-time EPOD solutions, and a member of the Touchstar PLC group of companies, has enjoyed an 86% growth in the sales of its PODStar integrated Proof of Delivery system.  Read More >>

PODStar helps our customers become data-driven

PODStar helps our customers become data-driven

20 December 2019

Our Electronic Proof of Delivery (EPOD) systems are designed to be a digital backbone for delivery businesses, automating processes where possible and providing operational visibility, connectivity and streamlining. As the year draws to a close, we’ve been looking back at how the data captured by our Electronic Proof of Delivery (EPOD) systems is helping our customers’ businesses in real and tangible ways.  Read More >>