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 >>

Festive failures demonstrate need for technology

Festive failures demonstrate need for technology

26 November 2019

Just as Black Friday has cemented its place as an annual festival of shopping for discounted deals, so too have the stories of customer dissatisfaction linked with the delivery of items bought online at peak periods. The thing is, in previous years it may have been a case of deliveries being too slow, a lack of options or even damage occurring during transit. But now the key reason behind shoppers’ discontent is one that wouldn’t have seemed possible a decade ago – that deliveries are arriving too early.  Read More >>