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Rapid response

PDQ Distribution is a market leader in the primary distribution of software within the UK. Over the past 12 years it has built an enviable reputation of speed and efficiency from the third of the computer games publishers in Europe that use PDQ to provide

Optimising floor logistics

Voice technology can be implemented either as a tactical tool for improving tasks, or as a strategic initiative with the potential to empower the workforce.

Anytime, any place, anywhere with NETBOOK PRO mobile computers

Psion Teklogix, which provides solutions for mobile computing and wireless data collection, has unveiled the NETBOOK PRO task-oriented mobile computer which is aimed at the “rapidly growing” mobile CRM market including sales force automation,

VoiceLink talks

Vocollect has increased the flexibility of Talkman, its voice-directed distribution system, by ensuring its hardware can talk to virtually any warehouse management system (WMS).

Low-priced handheld scanner available

Microvision has launched Flic, handheld laser barcode scanner costing £100. Flic provides true laser scanner ease-of-use and performance at the price of lower specification wands or CCD scanners, and is ideal for price-sensitive applications such as retai

ITS transforms retailer’s supply chain

Safeway and its third-party logistics provider, Wincanton, expect to save “several millions of pounds” within the supermarket group’s supply chain having launched an integrated transport system (ITS) to improve efficiency throughout each of the supermarke

Freight Traders up and running

The first tender to use Freight Traders new ‘bid upload’ software has gone live and is now in progress. Bid upload is a sophisticated off-line bidding tool enabling offers to be made in less than ten seconds and taking part in tenders is even faster.

ITUpdate

Production Modelling, which provides simulation, planning and scheduling solutions, has launched the third version of its Orchestrate planning and scheduling software. Orchestrate now offers a genetic algorithm-based optimiser, powerful systems interfac

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T@lecom, which develops cost-effective wireless solutions for the transport and logistics industry, has launched the Runsheet product to complement its ‘Sameday’ variant for the dedicated express operator, launched in 2002. Wireless Delivered is one of

Importer goes bananas over i2’s quality control technology!

Fruit importer Jamaica Producers Fruit Distributors (JPFD) is seeing “greatly enhanced” quality control now that it is using i2 Mobile Solutions technology within its banana operation. According to JPFD, the UK trading arm for Jamaica Producers Group’s

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