How legacy tech can mitigate supply chain issues and foster sustainable IT
Global supply chains, which have run smoothly for decades, have suddenly faced several connected systemic issues: a global shortage of semiconductor chips; an energy-supply crisis; transport disruption; and labour shortages.
Zoom2u acquires Talcasoft to expand Locate2u’s functionality
Zoom2u, a provider of real-time tracking delivery solutions, has acquired Talcasoft transport management software to expand the functionality of Locate2u.
Peacock Bros helps Direct Freight improve its operations
Peacock Bros has worked with Direct Freight to enhance its logistics operations for more accurate deliveries, greater efficiency and improved connectivity with drivers.
FedEx Express announces WhatsApp integration in AMEA region
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., is enhancing its services with delivery notifications and personalised options now available on WhatsApp.
Game review: Sweet Transit (PC Steam early access)
Team 17’s Sweet Transit invites players to build a thriving colony in a world whereby trains are the only form of transport.
NTT DATA and SAP APJ collaborate on improving supply chains
The solution, Connected Product, is a jointly developed offering that extends the strategic alliance between NTT and SAP SE, formed in 2020.
Third-party automotive apps bear significant privacy risks
Mobile applications for connected cars provide various features to make life easier for motorists, but they can also be a source of risk.
Getac and Optalert expand partnership to promote industrial safety
Getac’s ZX70 Android tablets will be used to support Optalert’s Eagle Industrial early-warning drowsiness detection system for use in mining and transportation.
CES selects SYSPRO to address business inefficiencies
Caravan Electrical Solutions (CES) has chosen SYSPRO to aid in its handling of business inefficiencies as the company experiences rapid growth.
Masabi receives Accel-KKR investment for better ticketing commerce solutions
The funding is set to allow the company to provide further innovation within the Fare Payments-as-a-Service market.
FedEx Express teams up with SaaS eCommerce platform
FedEx reports that BigCommerce merchants in Australia and New Zealand are signing up for the FedEx-BigCommerce alliance program.
Sydney Trains advances cloud-first strategy with Tricentis
"We look at transport as a whole. We want to get you all the way from your home to wherever you want to go and ensure your travels are as seamless as possible.”
FedEx Express launches new priority service for international market
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has announced the launch of FedEx International Priority® Express (IPE), which offers customers who ship internationally the flexibility to schedule delivery by 10:30 am or noon to select destinations worldwide.
Great expectations: Kiwi consumers may be let down over Christmas
New research has revealed Kiwis have expectations of quick, cheap and free delivery in the age of online shopping, but expected delays over the Christmas period may cause a change in generally positive attitudes.
AI to predict future of transport
A new project plans to use artificial intelligence to predict traffic congestion in a bid to optimise traffic in larger cities and improve road safety.
New study looks at tech disruption and skills gap in Australia's transport sector
The iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre and RMIT University will undertake a study to map emerging skills gaps and training needs in the sector that has been highly disrupted by technology.
Location tech crucial for the future of transport and logistics, research finds
The transport and logistics sector has been hard hit by recent events, however location technologies are paving the way for post COVID-19 growth and, as a result, commercial telematics system revenue in Asia-Pacific is set to hit US$14 billion by 2025.
Veovo launches solution to empower train operators following COVID-19
Veovo has released its Passenger Density Management solution, designed to assist rail and metro operators to measure, understand and manage crowd density, to support social distancing.
Research: Transportation analytics market set to boom
According to a new report, it is set to hit US$21.8 Billion by 2027 driven by urbanisation, the growth of big data and smart city initiatives.
New e-scooters arrive in Auckland after death of Lime, Wave
Neuron Mobility is one of four e-scooter companies with a licence to deploy across Auckland, bringing 880 bright orange scooters to the streets.
Five ways the UK plans to embrace a driverless future
The UK plans to have self-driving vehicles up and running on roads by 2030. In the 11 years leading up to that goal, there’s a careful approach to the rollout.
Newcastle smart city initiatives win two IDC awards
The City of Newcastle won awards for two of the 14 categories in the IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2019.
NZ owned e-scooter service rolls into Wellington
Following a growing global trend, New Zealand-owned electric scooter share company Flamingo is launching in the capital June 18.
Seven Aussie projects shortlisted in IDC's Smart Cities Awards
The nominated projects include three from Newcastle alone and span smart water metering, solar farms, virtualization and transport.