Industries - Transport and Logistics
On this page you'll find all the most up-to-date information for the Transport and Logistics sector, from the very latest News, to an invaluable resource of Case Studies and Whitepapers – most of which are exclusive to the Enterprise Mobility Network – and details of upcoming Events.
For those involved in making major technology decisions for their organisations, disaster avoidance and data security are primary concerns. Airclic help organisations enable new technology without having to reinvent security systems.
There has been a steady evolution of technology for improving the performance of the supply chain, which has accelerated in the past few years. Mobile supply chain technology has leveraged transactions and facilitates daily business processes.
Having a system based on mobile devices is only the first stage to making it a success. It needs to be managed properly from the start to ensure it provides the expected increases in efficiency, improved service to customers and forecast saving.
Advances in mobile technology bring to the systems integrator an unprecedented opportunity. Now is the time to capitalise upon the delivery of a comprehensive, yet evolving set of services over the total lifetime of a mobile implementation.
The expansion of mobile technology within the enterprise has been largely limited to traditional workers who use laptop computers. This white paper looks at how organisations can migrate users to an environment of their choice.
This whitepaper examines the three stages of growth within a mobile enterprise; running the business, growing the business and transforming the business. This paper also examines the opportunities and issues within the mobilization of enterprises.
Business Intelligence (BI) has become a strategic enabler within organisations seeking to gain competitive advantage from more informed decision making. There is a solutions where BI meets mobility, which is called Mobility Intelligence, from b2msolutions.
Moving Business in a Smarter Direction: How mobility Solutions are helping businesses meet customer demands for better service
Mobile communications have transformed consumer’s lives, but have they left some businesses behind? This paper will explore this in more detail by looking at growing expectations and pressures on business to consider new ways of working.
Planning for a CWR Mobile CRM Organization Trial, this report provides a quick summary of key items that you may want to add to your task list to ensure you don’t have any surprises during the evaluation, pilot or proof of concept.
CWR Mobile CRM is designed natively on Microsoft Dynamics CRM WebServices. CWR Mobile CRM uses Dynamic Application Reconfiguration to update mobile clients, on-the-fly, whenever a user synchronizes their device with the server.
Customer Relationship Management is a business strategy for putting customers at the center of your business. To gain a competitive edge, companies need to ensure their mobile employees have instant, convenient access to customer and corporate data.
To help visualize productivity, there are several sections of the program that you can take a look at how CWR Mobile CRM enables field marketing and sales workers access to all of their Accounts and Opportunities.
Couriers who transport such items as medical specimens face special challenges. Because of today’s mobile technology, clients can track individual packages in real time and validate deliveries, especially critical in life or death scenarios.
Regardless of the size of an organization, business processes are becoming more and more complex. As a result, thousands of applications designed to address specific business processes have flooded the market.
This white paper takes an in-depth look at which smart phone features make work easier for users in emerging enterprise applications and explains why ruggedness is a requirement. Focusing on the needs of workers who use phones to run applications.
This reports identifies Manhattan Associates’ Extended Enterprise Management (EEM) suite of solutions that provide extended execution, event management, and visibility capabilities across a company’s global supply chain.
This report looks at how to choose the right RFID technology for your identification, location, tracking and payment applications. RFID has different ‘flavours’ such as low frequency, high frequency and ultra high frequency that help organisations.
RTIs can be a beneficial tool in a wide variety of industries. But because they are often under-valued by those who handle them, they can also be subject to high loss and shrinkage levels. RFIDs provide an affordable and efficient solution.
Every day, companies all over the world count on Motorola mobility solutions to keep their supply chain operations at peak productivity and profitability. You need a wealth of real time data, where your trucks are and what is in the trucks.
Mobile computing delivers higher productivity, but achieving the full benefit requires a user experience that matches an “in-the-office” experience. Makers of Virtual Private Network software use different approaches to achieving persistence.
Network Access Control (NAC) systems protect corporate assets from threats posed by devices that lack adequate security measures. Using NAC in a mobile deployment can be problematic and impact the worker’s ability to use the device.
Policy Management Module: Granular Management of Wireless Bandwidth, Security and Mobile Productivity
Administering a mobile environment is challenging, and involves issues beyond those encountered in a wired network. To deal with circumstances of a mobile deployment, the Mobility XE module provides control over application, device and network use.
Most wireless deployments rely on cellular data networks for connectivity, which have bandwidth constraints. The quality of service (QoS) capability which is part of the Mobility XE Policy Management module allows administrators to prioritize use of the wireless network.
Traditional approaches for encrypting data in transit such as IPSec and SSL are intended for wired networks with high‐speed and reliable connections. With a mobile wireless WAN, data transmission speeds are slower and connections are less reliable.
In the past 12 months alone, new technologies and devices have rapidly gained in popularity and overtaken the #1spot. With the state of flux unlikely to change anytime soon, building a sustainable mobile CRM strategy is a universal challenge.
This report provides a guide to Wireless Data Communication. The areas covered are Wireless Personal Area Network, Wireless Local Area Network and Wireless Wide Area Network.
Buying a handheld rugged mobile computer for your workforce is going to be a costly and strategic investment. This report explains the different factors you should consider when purchasing a handheld mobile computer.
This report from Spirit provides a guide and practical advice on how organisations can utilise and fully benefit from data capture solutions. The areas covered are from barcode scanners, camera and image applications to wireless computing.
Transit agencies throughout the world have implemented or plan to implement contactless smart card payment systems. Transit agencies seek to improve customer service and operating efficiencies by reducing their role as a payment media issuer.
The new Corporate Manslaughter Bill has raised the stakes considerably in the consideration management must give to the safety and wellbeing of their workers. This report covers the areas how mobility can address these different areas.
For many organisations, the ability to respond quickly to market conditions and customer needs is central to success. This applies to mobility technology, where being able to develop solutions very quickly can deliver huge competitive advantage.
Many enterprise mobility solutions deployed in the UK have been completed with the involvement of a specialist organisation, coming in as managed solutions. This report shows how organisations like to apply the DIY approach to enterprise mobility.
Deploying a mobile solution brings with it a variety of challenges which need careful consideration. One of these challenges is the management of mobile assets used by remote fieldworkers, who is dependent on the device to do their job.
Enterprises are continuing their transformation to highly fluid and distributed organizations where decisions are being made at the point of interaction. As a result, organizations are using mobile computing and wireless communications solutions.
This shows how WICKSoft Mobile Documents™ approaches the issue of security from three distinct levels. The first is the data-transfer level, the second is at the application level, and the third is at the handheld level.
Within this case study of Zetes and Aviapartner it showcases how Zetes have implemented the AutoID process, from development to implementation. With Zetes they started automation projects both in the cargo and baggage handling department.
The purpose of this paper is to identify the components of a typical mobile enterprise solution, and to define the role each of them provides the user. We will focus on the unique roles and differences between a server-side enterprise application, a client-side mobile application, mobile business frameworks (MBF) and mobile nfrastructure frameworks (MIF). We [...]
The devices you can’t see or don’t know about are the ones that can hurt you the most. Having a greater vision of your entire IT environment is crucial to managing and securing your business data. Extending your vision to include other issues that may affect IT is the topic of this paper—we will explore [...]
This report identifies the current security risks for data at rest, data in motion and data in use and will offer a basic blueprint/ check list of how to mitigate that risk. This report is available now. Further details http://www.enterprisemobilitynetwork.com/mobile-security/
Enterprise mobility has come of age and measurable business value accrues for organziations that manage thier mobile infrastructure as secure, complaint, and performance-optimized as all other IT assets.
Mobile Enterprise discuss the latest MDM tools available, with real-world advice on how enterprise business managers can best put these into practice.
Magic Software underline the practical considerations for mobilising ERP applications and how to utilize a platform’s features to enhance the user experience.
Research in Motion explore the choices companies have in choosing an MDM solution. They examine the attributes and functions IT administrators should be concerned about.
Mobile Enterprise explore what enterprises should consider when deciding whether to build or buy the mobile applications that their workforce will be using in the field.
Mobile Enterprise use real-world mobile security scenarios to explore different mobile security management solutions, in order to help enterprises determine which is best for them.
Cass Information Systems explore how to balance employee satisfaction and freedom of choice against business needs for controlling mobile costs, proactive monitoring, and employee accountability.
Netcentric Strategies explore the role of mobile middleware, a solution that has emerged to meet the demands of mobile enterprise application platforms (MEAPs).
UBM Techweb offer eight critical considerations for companies turning to workforce management applications, when deciding between cloud-based and on-premises solutions.
GOOD provide an overview of the changing landscape of mobile technologies and discuss key mobile device challenges faced by enterprise and government organizations.
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[x]cube look at key business functions in organisations and illuminate major areas in which mobile devices and applications can be leveraged.
Zebra evaluate the benefits of deploying mobility technology to truck freight carriers, including improved efficiency, reduced operating expenses, and boosting customer satisfaction.
AppCentral explore how Mobile App Management can secure and manage mobile apps, make them easier to distribute and harness their power and productivity.
Keep your business moving forward: The future of communications – how will it change the way you work tomorrow?
In this report, Vodafone Global Enterprise urge organizations to “Keep moving forward” suggesting this idea is fundamental to doing business in an interconnected, integrated global community. Communications technology is playing a key role in that process, providing a platform through which we interact and interconnect with the world in a way never before possible.
Blackberry address how organizations need to take into account the way workers use their mobile devices, the ever-changing rules and regulations related to safeguarding corporate information and data privacy, growing mobile security threats and how all of this can potentially expose an organization to risk if the proper solutions are not used.
In this report VDC research summarises where we are with rugged and non-rugged devices for line of business.
Poste Italiane is the leading postal service in Italy. They chose to raise their efficiency standards by implementing a bar code system allowing them to track 1D and 2D bar codes. Using Datalogic’s Magellan presentation scanner has greatly improved the efficiency of the business as well as decreased the amount of time customers have to wait in line.
Datalogic Mobile’s Falcon™ optimizes logistics operations, assuring continued excellent service for Gebrüder Weiss’ customers
The Frankfurt-Hahn Airport located in Germany is a very busy airport with the challenge of preparing all flights to have a 25-minute turnaround time. In order to have all passengers check-in and board within this timeframe, a system was needed to expedite as much as possible the boarding of passengers. Frankfurt-Hahn Airport found the solution with Datalogic’s Gryphon [...]
Datalogic Mobile’s Kyman GUN™ does the job right
ATM, a Milan (Italy) transport company has automated their maintenance program for its large fleet of trains, buses and trams by using Datalogic PowerScan readers. This has allowed ATM to optimize and automate tasks, achieve greater visibility of processes and streamline financial reporting.
In order to gain more control of their spare parts, Busslink recently invested in the Memor™ mobile computer solution for their service stations.
DHL Servicepoint is a global delivery courier that allows customers to ship their packages from many different locations. An auto ID system was needed to expedite this process and to move away from manually entering the eleven-digit Air Waybill number. Using the Touch bar code reader from Datalogic proved to be the solution they were looking for.
DHL is an express global delivery company who currently is processing and delivering packages in 220 countries. The challenge was tracking deliveries to people who were ‘not at home’. By implementing a tracking system using Datalogic’s Heron reader, traceability has increased remarkably and customers are able to pick up their undelivered packages at a local center.
The Bologna Airport was in need of a new access control solution at security gate check-in areas to improve security for passengers and employees. After testing several brands of scanners, Datalogic’s PowerScan PM8500 2D bar code reader was chosen. The readers are able to handle over 8,500 passengers each day during peak summer hours.
The traceability of handling and storage operations for goods on the ATH freight platform at Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle is handled using Datalogic Mobile Computers, which are designed to be small, light and easy to handle.
American Red Ball International implements global move security RFID technology, providing improved management, tracking and security of household goods shipments
The traceability of handling and storage operations for goods on the ATH freight platform at Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle is handled using Datalogic Mobile Computers, which are designed to be small, light and easy to handle.
Transportgruppen improves services and streamlines business process to match customer expectations. A new Intermec system enables customers to track and trace packages, enable Transportgruppen to retain its competitive edge.
JR Freight tracks thousands of railway containers including the loading arrangement of containers on rail wagons with a complete RFID system with a wireless backbone, fixed readers, handheld terminals, RFID technology and global positioning equipment.
Third-party logistics provider, TNT Logistics N.A., embarks on one of six corporate-wide RFID pilot programs to ensure it implements the best RFID system for itself and its customers. The pilot features Intermec RFID tags, readers and antennas.
DanTransport introduces an advanced wireless bar code solution based on radio communications and Intermec’s portable terminals to sort, distribute, and record an order from its largest customer in a matter of two hours.
Impulse Worldwide automates its door-to-door delivery operations to over 150,000 customers in the UK and worldwide to improve route planning capability, reduce mis-delivered packages and produce overall efficiency gains of 12% enterprise-wide.
HDNL chose Intermec CN3 – the small, rugged handheld computer – for controlling business processes
To increase efficiency, do away with paper-based processes, and eliminate errors, CDS Logisitcs deploys over 300 Intermec mobile computers to their drivers and warehouse personnel.
When Canadian Dry Storage (CDS) moved into its new state-of-the-art facility, it needed to optimize space and improve efficiency. To do so, it deployed a new warehouse management solution (WMS) from Intermec and partner INTERAN Wireless.
How enterprise mobility is allowing Advance Car Carriers to improve delivery accuracy and efficiency
ACC had a significant amount of paper in their operations, and needed to provide accurate whereabouts of their drivers to clients in a time-critical situation.
Mediq relies upon a streamlined distribution process and efficient transport management so that patients always receive the right medication or medical aids on time.
Royal Mail has focused on heightened visibility of the supply chain in order to better meet the needs of both senders and their recipients by giving greater transparency of an item’s progress and expected delivery time.
Santa Cruz Pasta Factory had a completely manual invoicing system with increased errors causing major losses so an automated alternative was needed to update and improve the system.
Visa Global Logistics’ existing platform was outdated and unreliable. Lack of modern connection to server was causing significant efficiency issues.
Koegel needed a simpler, cleaner and more reliable solution to improve their product labeling and tracking as a result of an outdated manual labeling system being inefficient.
After trying handheld radios, PDAs and cell phones over the years, DGS stays ahead of schedule for passenger processing by using mobile computers with advanced 2D bar code readers and wireless communication capabilities.
Earhart Petroleum’s President Mike Earhart said they identified a need to implement an automated fleet-based system that would provide better real-time information and help track performance.
Therapy Support needed a seamless, integrated solution that would improve overall efficiency and result in better customer service. The company found the complete solution.
Honeywell Equips Chronopost with Dolphin 9500 Mobile Computers. Chronopost Agents to Confirm Parcel Deliveries in Less than Ten Minutes.
Chronopost, France’s express delivery specialist and subsidiary of the GeoPost group, has chosen Honeywell Scanning & Mobility to provide its customers with express delivery tracking information.
Thompson Biscuit Company was in search of lightweight, rugged mobile computers to enable account representatives to accurately process customer orders, receipts, invoices and inventory.
Honeywell improves efficiencies in route deliveries and streamlines House of LaRose’s invoice management with its Dolphin 9900 mobile computers
House of LaRose has 95 drivers servicing more than 5,000 customers a day. Recently, the company sought to upgrade its mobile computing solution as it wanted accurate customer pricing and invoicing during deliveries.
Planzer Transport AG has two key interfaces: one with the customer or supplier, and the other with the recipients of the goods. To integrate both elements, Planzer decided to equip its vehicle fleet with Dolphin 7900 mobile computers from Honeywell.
Consorzio Hibripost developed a new certified mail project, which certifies the location, date and time of delivery. The company selected the Dolphin 7600 mobile computer with integrated GPS from Honeywell.
Chronopost Agents to Confirm Parcel Deliveries in Less than Ten Minutes. Chronopost, France’s express delivery specialist and subsidiary of the GeoPost group, has chosen Honeywell Scanning & Mobility to provide its customers with express delivery tracking information.
Honeywell 4800dr document reader simplifies digitizing documents and enables certified delivery for Italian logistics provider
More and more logistics customers expect a delivery confirmation of their shipments through a certified system stating the name of the consignee as well as the actual date of final delivery.
A high-quality fuelling service necessarily calls for technological innovation. With this spirit Liquigas has completely modernised the onboard systems of its LPG delivery fleet using Dolphin 9500 by Honeywell.
The launch of Getac’s Rugged Tablet PC allowed Jenopik to not only minimise the risk of damaging the device or experiencing device failure, but also simplify and strengthen the entire traffic speed measuring process.
Competition in the airline industry is becoming more and more intense. Aircraft should spend as little time as possible on the ground, so quick, reliable handling via efficient, intelligent processes is essential.
One of Belron’s core values is to strive for excellence in everything they do to delight customers, and maximise operating efficiency. That kind of thinking drove the decision to implement Voxware voice technology in the Laddaw distribution centre, the largest European distribution centre operated by the Belron Group.
After a full audit of Servair’s traceability process, ZetesInterscan proposed a complete solution. The solution included the supply of label printers, portable Intermec terminals and Servair’ RF infrastructure to enable full wireless coverage.
TDG faced a challenge of finding a solution to cost effectively manage the huge increase in stock throughput in the lead up to Christmas. With the help of RYZEX, they provided Symbol scanning devices.
Management of a large estate of mobile devices is always a challenge; it was inevitable that regular software updates would be needed. Ryzex recommended Wavelink’s Avalanche MC, a leading mobile device management solution.
Following the incumbent data capture supplier’s consistent failure Menzies encountered, they needed an urgent solution. Menzies contacted Ryzex, a leading provider of affordable and reliable new and refurbished automated data collection solutions.
A significant percentage of Kwik-Fit’s hand held devices would be returned to head office for repair meaning that the technician would then revert to manual systems. Ryzex proposed Intermec’s CN3 mobile hand held computers and Zebra mobile printers.
Merck wanted to streamline goods receiving, put-away, replenishment and picking processes. With the aid of ZETES’s Voice solution 3iV Crystal solution it optimised procedures and reduced the error rates.
Torrestir aimed to give its customers the best possible service. To maintain that, it needed to implement a mobile tracking solution on all its vehicles spread throughout Portugal and ensure that all its customers had access to the new solution.
Northgate Plc implements TAAP mobile application software to improve paper processing, and delivers on: reducing damage assessment processing, improving visibility of management information, and increasing positive brand perception.
Drive Assist deployed Microsoft Windows Mobile based Pocket PC Phone Edition devices running the TBS TaskMaster field mobility solution to its 500 drivers. The drivers use TaskMaster to locate clients quickly with real time data.
The County transit authority planned a massive, rapid transition to contactless ticketing. ACS developed the entire solution including validators, ticket vending machines and a unique onboard reloading terminal.
THS provides support services to airport passengers with reduced mobility needs. In order to more effectively manage staff, share information and track progress of jobs they implemented the eSquiggles mobile working solution which runs on PDAs.
Every month Lex Defence needs to capture vehicle utilisation data from a wide community area. Formic designed a data capture card that systematically collects vital vehicle utilisation data.
Eskimo Cold Storage built an in-house program designed to manage their inventory and provide customers high quality service. However, their application was not accurate. Datex provided them with real-time data and inventory solution.
When Allport was in the process of specifying a new warehouse system, it starting seeking new measures to streamline and improve upon its labelling, scanning and printing operations. The solution was the Mobile Application Cart workstation.
SITA Airport Services developed a solution that covered all airline requirements. It incorporated Dolphin mobile computers from Hand Held Products as the key offering to meet the airlines’ needs for effective mobile handheld terminals.
SPF’s ageing systems were falling short of the needs of the company, with continuous system failures and increased downtime to recovery. George James were contacted by to provide a solution to control the importing, storage and delivery of cargoes.
Barcode scanners have become an important element of many organisations’ distribution processes. Boras Timber, the UK sales and distribution arm of a large Swedish sawmill operation upgraded their barcode scanners to improve efficiency.
Belron focuses on increasing efficiencies and strives for excellence in everything they do to delight customers. It was that kind of thinking that drove the decision to implement Voxware voice technology in the Laddaw distribution centre.
HDNL makes deliveries to households for more than 120 retailers and uses mobile technology to give full track and trace visibility. Wavelink Avalanche Mobility Center was provided to update and manage all of the wireless devices whilst in the field.
BCA inspects approximately 2,000 vehicles every week in Germany as part of its aim to bring vehicle buyers and sellers together, TBS TaskMaster is a mobile workforce management platform produced by TBS Enterprise Mobility.
T@lecom Limited’s reseller, CMS, supplied Concord Couriers of Welwyn Garden City, an extensive supplier of courier services, with it’s Wireless Delivered™ technologies, giving them the capacity for proof of delivery and electronic signature capture.
Introducing wireless communication technology into 128 depots around the UK has seen APC increase the efficiency of its remote workers by 60% in a £1million+ project to provide significantly faster ‘proof of delivery’ (POD) to its customers.
Logistics International PLC improves the delivery of IT and support services to its UK and European clients with B2M’s mprodigy® mobile management suite whilst cutting 92% off the cost of managing its field-engineers’ mobile equipment.
CBS Outdoor, the leading outdoor advertising and media company, has improved its placement of advertising billboards across London Underground using B2M’s mprodigy® enterprise mobile management platform.
The public transport system in Lyon, France, was faced with rampant fare-dodging. ACS implemented an interoperable system that could be integrated with multiple transportation modes. Ultimately, one ticket for one journey and still collects data.
As the fast-paced international shipping industry was experiencing massive growth, a major player needed a solution to process documents as quickly and accurately as it delivered packages. ACS implemented their RAPID tools.
In 2002, New Jersey’s new E-ZPass program was in big trouble. Drivers experienced 45-minute waits at toll booths. And more than a quarter-million incorrect violation notices went out each month. ACS provided efficient open road tolling solutions.
For Berlin’s transit system, ACS Solutions expanded their ticket and payment options, improved system availability, and enhanced the user experience.
At Hertz, the company supplements fixed terminals at the counters with portable POS devices. When customers are waiting, a staff member can grab a portable terminal from a docking station, provide service anywhere and reduce waiting time.
This case study identifies how Net Motion Wireless has implemented a Mobility XE solution that increases efficiency and reduces costs for TSI. TSI wanted to maintain seamless application connections and improve the wireless network.
More than 100 separate Wi‐Fi access points throughout the vast facility give airline employees access to corporate servers and data. Maintenance personnel carry Panasonic Toughbooks to consult aircraft service manuals and check parts inventory.
Early indications are that the TNT operators work faster, with higher levels of accuracy. By reducing the number of man hours required to label a set number of items, has meant that the Zebra mobile printers have proven to be the correct solution.
With the help of Zetes Ltd, Virgin Atlantic Airways has implemented RFID, evaluating once and for all, whether it is an economical approach to tracking the life cycle of aircraft parts at its logistics centres in Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
This case study from Rangel and Zetes are showcasing how they streamlined proof of delivery/proof of collection and standardised processes throughout the Rangel Group. The results are faster, more accurate deliveries and improved customer service.
This case study from TNT and Zetes showcases how their mobility solutions have revolutionised their fleet and warehouse management system. They have developed their tracking, tracing, proof of delivery and improved customer satisfaction.
Rugged, mobile devices represent an ideal solution for workers who need to gather information in the field. Corus Rail started looking at how their engineers can take measurements of rail tracks. The company subsequently opted for the Gotive H4.
Companies with large distribution networks have found that they can make a radical difference to the efficiency and reliability of their operations with mobile computers. Stapleton’s Ltd decided to upgrade its mobile devices to the Intermec CN3 PDAs.
NYK Logistics UK has to service contracts with a range of requirements relating to supply chain visibility and manipulating delivery data. In which Spirit recommended the Motorola MC75 with a versatile solution.
Companies that use independent suppliers increasingly want solutions-based advice that looks at their specific needs, rather than just selling them a particular product. Initial City Link wanted a new scanning system they looked at the Symbol MC3000.
Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) are being increasingly used throughout all stages of the supply chain. Mobile Compia M3+, a state-of-the-art PDA is being utilised AJG Parcels from warehouse data capture to proof of delivery in the field.
Manx Independent Carriers decided to migrate to a powerful mobile data capture solution, using Motorola MC70’s that has the ability to track and trace packages, gain accurate proof of delivery information and capture data within the warehouse.
IM2 proof of delivery solution helps DHL Same Day deliver added value for customers, enhanced efficiencies and reduced costs.
With such a complex supply chain Distrifresh wanted to get as much detailed information about every stage of their supply chain from the back office order system right through to the delivery point to ensure their operations are running as efficiently as possible so they can provide their customers with a premium service.
“Previously, we’ve had a planner who would prepare several stacks of paperwork for the next day’s 1,000 or more shipments every evening,” stated Wilfred van Wattum, who is responsible for the Wesseling planning department.
Hartwall recognised improving the speed and accuracy of data to its back-end databases from the field, for the delivery of orders and retrieval of returned goods, it could improve customer satisfaction and efficiency across its supply chain.
As part of Royal Mail’s investment in new technology to modernise the business, improve efficiency and customer service, while cutting operational costs, they highlighted a specific requirement to improve the Special Delivery and Recorded Service.
Dates: 24 - 25 July 2013
Description: NFC Bootcamp is coming to beautiful Sydney, Australia, for NFC Bootcamp. Join the NFC Bootcamp staff and international experts in near field communication who will share their insights on the NFC ecosystem and players, mobile wallet, beyond payments and social networking, as well as technical aspects needed to create your own NFC campaign.
Dates: 14 - 15 August 2013
Description: NFC Bootcamp returns to Johannesburg South Africa. The NFC Bootcamp will cover topics like the NFC ecosystem and key players in the industry; mobile wallet applications; uses of NFC beyond mobile wallet, and how to create a NFC-enabled campaign. Speakers will be announced shortly.
Dates: 24 - 25 September 2013
Description: NFC Bootcamp returns to Chicago. Join the NFC Bootcamp staff and international experts in near field communication who will share their insights on the NFC ecosystem and players, mobile wallet, beyond payments and social networking, as well as technical aspects needed to create your own NFC campaign.
Dates: 12 - 13 June 2013
Description: Join the NFC Bootcamp staff and international experts in near field communication who will share their insights on the NFC ecosystem and players, mobile wallet, beyond payments and social networking, as well as technical aspects needed to create your own NFC campaign.
Dates: 25 June 2013
Description: This IT Leaders Forum will explore the benefits and pitfalls of technologies aimed at enabling the office of the future. We'll be looking at various solutions that can be deployed to enable companies to keep an office environment, while allowing employees to work anytime, anywhere, on any device.
Dates: 24 - 26 June 2013
Description: 80 hand selected - CIOs, VPs and Heads of Mobile Workforce, Field Service, IT, Fleet Management and Operations from global field service organisations will attend the Enterprise Mobility Exchange in Miami in June, the only meeting of its kind in the US that is 100% focused on enterprise mobility.
Dates: 18 - 20 November 2013
Venue: Las Vegas
Description: The Enterprise Mobility Exchange brings together 100 CIOs, VPs and Directors of IT, Enterprise Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Field Service and Operations from leading enterprises across the USA and Canada to network and discuss how to overcome their trickiest problems in their latest mobility projects.
Dates: 16 - 18 April 2014
Description: 50 hand selected - CIOs, VPs and Heads of Mobile Workforce, Field Service, IT, Fleet Management and Operations from enterprises across the Asia Pacific region will attend the Enterprise Mobility Exchange in April 2013 - the only meeting of its kind in the region that is 100% focused on enterprise mobility.
Dates: 11 June 2013
Description: Enterprise mobility is poised to fundamentally change the IT landscape. In today's flexible working environment, more and more employees use a plethora of different devices, from smartphones to tablets, to equipment not even owned by the enterprise. Computing will address these issues at its first Enterprise Mobility Summit.
Dates: 01 - 02 October 2013
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Description: Middle East Intermodal Transport Conference will span issues on cross border regulation to freight transport safety.
Dates: 04 - 06 November 2013
Venue: Dallas, TX
Description: As the only live event that brings together executives focused on mobility from a wide range of enterprises, this year's event theme, Mobility Roadmap: Today's Initiatives, Tomorrow's Strategies -- considers the fast pace of change and our agenda will offer current, real-world examples, while looking forward to what's next.
Dates: 17 - 18 September 2013
Description: The conference aims to answer the above questions and brings case studies and best practices from across the region to understand the concept of“procurement” in a meaningful manner
Dates: 09 - 10 July 2013
Venue: Radisson Blu, Heathrow
Description: Learn from industry leading end user professionals and industry specific experts, delivering advanced interactive workshops aimed at Supply Chain professionals at director level and above.
Dates: 29 - 30 May 2013
Venue: Sandton Sun, Johannesburg
Description: Meeting in Johannesburg, the Enterprise Mobility Forum is an executive level and independent industry forum. Experience two days of world class presentations and high level face-to-face meetings, focusing on enterprise mobility topics and technologies.
Dates: 21 - 23 May 2013
Description: The Enterprise Mobility Exchange (Europe) is widely acknowledged as the must-attend meeting for CIOs, VPs and Directors of IT, Enterprise Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Field Service and Operations. This year, 100 strategic decision-makers will meet in Rotterdam to discuss the challenges presented by enterprise mobility and how to achieve best-in-breed customer experience, workforce productivity and operational efficiency; aligning business strategy with technology requirements, to ensure businesses are robustly prepared for what lies ahead.
Dates: 26 - 28 June 2013
Venue: Shanghai, China
Description: The GSMA Mobile Asia Expo will include a thought leadership conference programme featuring the most influential speakers from across Asia and the globe. Representing the world's most innovative companies in the mobile industry and from the broader mobile ecosystem, leading executives will share their vision and strategies as we enter a new era of mobile.
Dates: 26 - 27 June 2013
Venue: Olympia, London
Description: This two day conference features over 220 speakers, 150 exhibitors and 8 theatres. Join 5000 senior IT professionals and hear from speakers from organisations including; Dropbox, Spotify, BP and the World Wide Web Consortium. Free expo passes are available, please visit www.cloudwf.com for more information.
Dates: 04 - 07 June 2013
Venue: Munich, Germany
Description: The world’s leading trade fair for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management promises new contacts, technologies for the future, sector trends, growth markets and an extensive conference programme.
Venue: 2012 Event Review
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Venue: Event Summary 2012
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Dates: 20 May 2013
Venue: Las Vegas
Description: SIMposium is an event addressing the vital role of the secure element in the delivery of mobile applications and services.