Digitally connecting vehicles to one another and to their environment does not just mean new opportunities for passenger transport. It also offers commercial vehicle fleets great potential to substantially reduce operating costs.
Tires play a major role in truck safety – so controlling the tire pressure is absolutely crucial. The permanent monitoring of tires can also bring economic and ecological benefits, because drivers benefit from increased safety on the roads and fleet managers also enjoy lower repair costs, more durable tires and lower fuel consumption.
Nothing burdens German freight companies as much as payroll costs. According to the DSLV Bundesverband Spedition und Logistik, those costs increased again in 2018, now accounting for 53.1% of the total process costs.
The ongoing electrification of commercial vehicles involves a number of changes and new technical requirements.
Online retail is booming, with a constant stream of logistics centers springing up based around the movement of goods, and demand for forwarding services increasing.
Sharing data is the key - The average waiting time at the ramps has been shortened considerably.
The truck driver shortage is causing problems for freight companies and many other commercial enterprises.
Tested and Approved – The New DTCO® 4.0 Installed Since January
Fleet management software, records data that can be read out and transformed into relevant information for management
a cloud, i.e. an external server, provides vehicles with real-time data on topography, navigation, traffic, weather and road conditions
The latest version of fleet management software TIS-Web® Motion simplifies the daily work of dispatchers not only through numerous new planning functions, TIS-Web® Motion also offers Geofencing for the first time. The technology based on geo localisation data increases the safety of transported goods, drivers and vehicles. It has the potential to significantly improve the logistics process along the entire value chain.
With the introduction of the new EU regulation, the intelligent tachographs will be embedded in a network of modern communication and sensor technologies.
Imagine a fleet manager who is planing workshop services for his fleet and making all the necessary bookings for his vehicles with just a few clicks.
The new EU tachograph directive takes effect from June 15, 2019.
Anyone who is making investments in additional road safety and environmental protection can expect to receive subsidies from the federal government again in 2018.
Which data does the German Federal Motor Vehicle Registration Agency (KBA) store?
From mid-2019 on, EU Directive 165/2014 mandates the use of digital tachographs (DCTO®) for all newly registered trucks.
A field report by Raiffeisen-Warengenossenschaft Niedersachsen Mitte eG (RNM) on its experience with the VDO FleetVisor.