Geofences, virtual circular or polygonal borders in two or three-dimensional space, can be used to automatically trigger a variety of special actions based on GPS coordinates. This functionality makes them ideal helpers for many logistical applications.
While numerous citizens in Germany and other countries are currently mandated to stay at home, some professions are right at the frontline right now. Thanks to courageous and committed people, we can continue our civilian life despite restrictions even in this difficult time and we wish everyone who is currently working so hard that they stay strong and healthy!
Our guest author Christoph Becker dedicates the topic this time to the blind spot. Every year, many fatal accidents are still caused by the blind spot. It is all the more important to yield some central security rules.
90 percent of all truck accidents are wholly or at least partly caused by human error. Guest author Christoph Becker advises on road safety and gives tips on how to drive in a more concentrated and safer way.
Too few parking spaces lead truck drivers to park in dark places. Monitored security parking lots are far too expensive for many. Therefore, the Federal Office for Goods Transport (Bundesamt für Güterverkehr/ BAG) wants to support the use.
Trucks with a permissible total mass of more than 7.5 tons and tractors with trailers shall not be used in the period from 1 July to 31 August. This ban is valid every Saturday from 7 am to 8 pm.
Cable clutter, dusty power strips, countless power supplies: This is the usual sight in many warehouse offices where Hall scanner required for the turnover of goods are stored and charged. Also at John Forwarding in Eichenzell people were annoyed by this “clutter” – and asked us whether we had a solution at hand. We had.
John Forwarding has long been our customer and uses our mobile telematics solution PSV3®. For barcode scanning of incoming and outgoing shipments, John Forwarding has 50 mobile data terminals from Motorola in use.