Press releases

Here you can find current press releases on various topics about TIMOCOM, our customers and the sector.

For everyone of our customers who is busy every day in TC Truck&Cargo® with entering vehicles, entering freight, searching for vehicles and searching for freight we present a small but clever feature which might save you a lot of time.

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Erkrath, 12.06.2015 - Europe's leading freight and vehicle exchange TC Truck&Cargo® by TimoCom has been awarded the BME seal of approval for "transport procurement". This is the second TimoCom product certified by BMEnet GmbH, a subsidiary of the BME (Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik e.V. - Association Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics - AMMPL).

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2015-06-09 - Freight forwarders know this scenario: The phone in the left hand, pen and block pad ready to the right to quickly note down the loading and unloading locations of the day. The fax machine is on and ready to send and receive. Countless phone conversations and hardly even time for a cup of tea.

The daily work scenario is the same at the company International Forwarding Ltd (IFL). But this company differs from other traditional freight forwarders – they put pride in thinking out of the box.

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Erkrath, 27.05.2015 – The European tendering platform for freight jobs, TC eBid®, carries the seal of approval "freight acquisition" by BMEnet GmbH, a subsidiary of the BME (Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik e.V. - Association Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics - AMMPL) For the third time in a row, TC eBid® passed the quality assessment carried out by the trade organisation. This makes TimoCom Soft und Hardware GmbH a certified company in the field of "software and platforms". The tendering platform gives shippers, freight forwarders and transport service providers the opportunity to arrange transport jobs all over Europe.

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Erkrath 2015-05-11 - After a surprisingly weak last quarter in 2014, this year begins with the European transport market on the rise again. In January and February the freight volume was higher than it was in the last three years. At the end of the first quarter of 2015, TimoCom's transport barometer indicates a freight to vehicle ratio of 39:61 for the European transport market and gives hope for the future.

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Erkrath, 2015-05-08 - TimoCom's transport barometer shows the effect of the strike. The freight share has increased continuously from the beginning of the week. At the moment, the ratio from freight to vehicle space of German domestic transports is 80:20. In other words: per empty lorry there are four loads needing transport.

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Erkrath, 2015-05-04 - Danish TimoCom customers had to wait for eight years. That was when Europe's biggest transport platform last had a stand at a exhibition in Denmark. This year the company presented its products at "Transport 2015" in Herning, which was a very special event and for one TimoCom employee it was particularly special.

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Erkrath, 2015.04.18 - If you are in the logistics sector, you know about the difficulties of an optimal transport chain. With the right tools it can be a easier and the French multi-modal transport and logistics group DIMOTRANS makes full use of them. They have recognised that by using TimoCom's freight and vehicle exchange they can fully utilise their vehicles' capacities most of the time. Therefore, seven of their subsidiaries work with the online platform.

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2015-04-13 Fidelity, experience and development. These three important factors are the secret to the Spanish logistics giant Carreras' success. Good "Connections" are a must, in every sense. The company has been cooperating with the freight exchange provider TimoCom for many years. Now via the interface TC Connect, another successful connection has been established. Thanks to this, the many freight and vehicle offers from Carreras' own system can be transferred in only one step directly into the market leading freight exchange. This simplifies the planner's day-to-day work significantly, saves time and therefore increases productivity.

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Erkrath, 2015-03-16. The future of logistics is characterised by technological change and with it increasing automation and networking. The freight exchange provider TimoCom is also aware of this and therefore would like to accomplish a future orientated online marketplace in which transport services are secure, efficient and process supported. To achieve this goal, the IT service provider is taking the next logical step and is now allowing manufacturing and trade customers to access to the freight exchange

TC Truck&Cargo®  Europe-wide. There is of course one decisive restriction: shippers can enter freight and search for vehicles in the exchange. However they are not permitted to search for freight or enter vehicles.

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A bottles diary - from the party to the recycling bin, the transport to the recycling station and then on the road to refill. 

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06.03.2015 - It has been a while since TimoCom was a guest at a Danish trade fair. This is changing this year because after eight years the company, with headquarters in Erkrath, will be exhibiting at Transport 2015 in Herning. Trade fair visitors can find the market leader among the European freight and vehicle exchanges from the 19th March 2015 to the 22nd March 2015 in hall J2 stand 7210.

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