Four surprising benefits of EPOD

Four surprising benefits of EPOD

21 March 2019

There are many advantages to moving to an Electronic Proof of Delivery (EPOD) system from a manual one; improved accuracy, fewer failed deliveries and a less paperwork-cluttered working environment being some of the most obvious. But what about the EPOD business benefits that may not immediately spring to mind? This article outlines some of the more surprising ways that EPOD can refine your business’s operational performance.  Read More >>

Touchstar new EPOD solutions on display at CV Show

Touchstar new EPOD solutions on display at CV Show

15 March 2019

The 2019 CV Show will be the first time two divisions from within the Touchstar group are exhibiting at the same event, on a single stand (4G115). Visitors to the stand will be able to see the full range of new software and hardware solutions for paperless EPOD, job scheduling, tracking, route planning, safety inspection etc.  Read More >>

BREXIT and IT: To invest or not to invest?

BREXIT and IT: To invest or not to invest?

22 February 2019

According to respected market analysts Gartner, Global IT spending is set to increase despite Brexit, recession and tariff rumours. Gartner predicts global IT spending will reach $3.8 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2% from 2018. If the ‘gloom and doom’ predictions prove correct and Brexit helps to trigger another recessionary period, notably for the UK, why on earth would business organisations contemplate spending increases? This article explains why IT spending in a recessionary period can be critical to survival. Read More >>

Meeting the challenge of ‘last mile’ delivery

Meeting the challenge of ‘last mile’ delivery

15 February 2019

As those in the delivery business understand all too well, every consignment moves through a series of supply chain stages before reaching its final destination. Yet, from a customer’s point of view, the only part of the journey that they’re likely to be aware of is the ‘last mile’. This is the part of the delivery process in which the goods travel from a local depot to the safe hands of their new owner. Due to its focal point in consumer consciousness, last mile delivery is generally regarded as the most important phase of the entire operation, and rightly so.  Read More >>

How EPOD can keep your drivers stress-free

How EPOD can keep your drivers stress-free

25 January 2019

Your drivers are the lifeblood of your delivery service. Their efforts keep your fleet on the move and your customers happy. Despite this, it’s not uncommon for businesses to underestimate the impact driver performance can have on overall service productivity. Virtually every factor essential to a delivery service can be optimised, from your vehicles and the amount of fuel they use, to route planning and the time it takes to complete a job, but how can you ensure your drivers are also at the top of their game?  Read More >>