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Here we write about our latest updates and share our knowledge by publishing insightful articles on how to use fleet management telematics solutions to take your business to a new level!

RIX Ltd.: the route planning solution relieves the work of dispatchers and drivers

RIX Ltd.: the route planning solution relieves the work of dispatchers and drivers

Freight transport by road has been the most commonly used way of transporting goods in Europe for years. The latest Eurostat data shows that road transport accounts for 76.5% of total inland freight transport. As demand increases and road infrastructure and the intensity of its use changes, fleet management solutions play an increasingly important role in the organisation of the supply chain, helping to plan the vehicle routes (especially trucks), and ensuring their efficiency. The usefulness of route planning solutions is also recognised by the international freight carrier RIX Ltd. (hereafter – RIX), which has managed to facilitate daily work for both fleet dispatchers and drivers with the help of this technology.
Handling vaccine distribution with the help of fleet management systems

Handling vaccine distribution with the help of fleet management systems

Vaccination for COVID-19 is a large project that requires a solid strategy and use of technology to be successful. Currently, a lot of countries are struggling with executing their vaccination plans, especially bottlenecks in the process of vaccine delivery. When the first vaccines were registered, many people were surprised by the fact that they must be delivered at certain temperatures – they didn’t know that logistics companies have been delivering temperature-sensitive cargos for decades and already had all the necessary tools and technology in place to do the job right away. So what is the problem with deliveries then? We’ll look at some of the challenges and delivery process aspects in this blog post.
JYSK: Mapon route planning solution helps us to effectively manage in-house delivery

JYSK: Mapon route planning solution helps us to effectively manage in-house delivery

Route planning and optimisation is a solution used by many businesses worldwide. In 2020, COVID-19 pandemic brought major changes in the retail and e-commerce landscape that caused even greater demand for this solution – businesses needed it to ensure high transportation and delivery service efficiency and maintain good customer satisfaction levels. Now, the latest research by Global Newswire says that the route planning software market is expected to have a 10.9% compound annual growth rate until 2025.  Meanwhile, some of our clients have already tried the solution and discovered the benefits it brings to the business. Read on and find out how Scandinavian household goods retailer JYSK has used route planning to manage their online store deliveries to clients in Riga, Vilnius and Minsk.

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Bertschi AG improves driver training and supply chain visibility using Mapon’s solutions

Bertschi AG improves driver training and supply chain visibility using Mapon’s solutions

Transport and logistics companies around the world are putting a lot of effort into making their fleets safer and more efficient as well as to increase the visibility in the supply chain. We see that more and more businesses choose to use fleet management solutions to improve both the fleet safety and internal operations, in general. Here’s how our fleet management platform has helped Bertschi AG – the European market leader in intermodal chemical transportation – to maintain their motto Stop at risk strong.
Fleet fuel consumption reduced by 10% using Mapon solutions

Fleet fuel consumption reduced by 10% using Mapon solutions

Otaņķu Dzirnavnieks Is the largest agriculture services provider in the Baltic region with 20 years of experience in the European market. The main business of the company is transporting agricultural produce. It’s made possible by operating a fleet made up of a couple of dozen vehicles.
SCHWENK approach to improving driver behaviour within the company’s fleet

SCHWENK approach to improving driver behaviour within the company’s fleet

The transportation sector is responsible for 33% of overall energy consumption in Europe, with the road transportation sector accounting for more than 80% of that energy, according to the European Commission. However, the recent years have shown a trend of companies improving the vehicle usage processes to cut energy and fuel consumption and vehicle maintenance costs. It means that companies are focusing on boosting their fleet efficiency and driver behaviour while promoting positive changes in the whole industry.  
Kreiss case study: Temperature monitoring solution that offers state-of-the-art service quality

Kreiss case study: Temperature monitoring solution that offers state-of-the-art service quality

Kreiss – a company with headquarters in Riga, Latvia and offices around the world – Norway, Russia, Belgium and Kazakhstan – is one of the largest cargo transportation enterprises in Europe with a fleet of around 1400 trucks and 1700 refrigerated trailers. However, with size comes certain issues.
Daufood case study: Installing 240 devices in just three days

Daufood case study: Installing 240 devices in just three days

Daufood operates Domino’s Pizza in Portugal. As a large, successful and continuously growing company with more than 500 employees and 240.000+ km driven each year, they have their own challenges. The main challenge was having thorough control over a fleet of motorbikes delivering food from their restaurants. Having control of the bikes belonging to each of the restaurants is crucial because each restaurant and its vehicles have their own area of operations and jurisdiction. Optimisation of the drivers and their delivery time is of severe importance to maintain stable and quality-driven performance, as well as control of all the bikes.