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Toll Scandinavia

In Scandinavian countries, a large number of roads, bridges, tunnels and ferries are subject to a charge. With the assistance of the AutoPass OBU which will be offered by DKV in cooperation with tolltickets, you are able to pay simply and conveniently in all three countries, namely in Norway, Denmark and Sweden. The AutoPASS OBU is a microwave system (DSRC), …

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Individualised solutions for transporting goods in an environmentally compatible way

Dischner, Speditions- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH Dischner was founded in 1957, originally it focused on the construction materials and agricultural sector. Transport services have always been an important part of their portfolio. In the 1990s the construction materials and agricultural sectors went through structural changes. Because of these changes Dischner decided to focus more on transport services and logistics. Today, they …

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First requirement: fuel card. But how to select the card that fits your company?

The fuel card: no longer to be ignored in the world of transport and logistics. But how to choose a card that fits your company amidst the jungle of fuel cards and fuel card providers? There are a great many reasons to be found for using a fuel card. If you are you planning to start using, or resume using a …

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What do we require from mobility service providers now?

Increased costs, mainly resulting from external influences in the present economic climate: hauliers both large and small are affected by them. Profitability, financially and in terms of speed, now demands continued mobility. As a haulier, you will undoubtedly have been pondering the question about what other possibilities you might have for keeping your drivers on the road as much as …

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How to excel!

Would you like to stand out in your professional sector? Although this is familiar to many of us, it is not always attainable, for a number of reasons. Together with ING bank, TLN, umbrella organisation for Dutch road transport, recently published a report on ’Entrepreneurship in Transport and Logistics’. This report provided a clear picture of the requirements for companies …

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5 tips for improved insight and better Key Performance Indicators

5 Tips for improved insight and better Key Performance Indicators Although Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) vary per company, they are essential for adequate decision-making within the scope of the strategic objectives of each individual company. However, defining KPIs often turns out difficult, also because outcomes of measured values do not reflect reality as it is, which in turn affects the …

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Improved efficiency, thanks to process improvement and transparency

Efficient business operations are very important to any enterprise these days. In the current market conditions, companies just cannot afford weakening, or allowing additional profit or cost structure improvements to slip by or go unnoticed. Process improvement is the basis Process improvement is essential here. After all, it is in the first place processes like these that determine the efficiency …

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How to keep a firm grip on your fleet?

Apart from desirable, the efficient use and deployment of your fleet is necessary if you want to retain your profits. But how to uphold your grip on your fleet; how can you urge on your people to work efficiently? Effective use of your personnel Your drivers are a crucial asset to your company. After all, they are the driving force …

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Heavily fluctuating fuel prices; to your benefit?

It is very common to many regions in Germany: fluctuating fuel prices that vary by the hour. In autumn 2013, the German Federal Cartel Authority, (Bundeskartellamt) founded the Market Transparency Unit Fuels; a price monitoring model aimed to advise customers on the most recent fuel prices, so that they will be able to select the region’s cheapest filling stations. In …

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Saving fuel; 5 elemental tips

Without any doubt this is a regularly recurring topic of discussion in your transport company: Saving Fuel. Certainly under the current economic market conditions characterised by rising fuel prices and duties, saving on fuel costs is becoming very interesting. Operating in the transport business, you obviously cannot avoid the aspect of fuel costs, but all the same there are a …

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