Press releases

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

Those seeking storage space are starting to complain that it is hard to find. However, according to the German Federal Statistical Office, the number of newly built logistics facilities continues to rise. Why then is there a discrepancy between “more logistics property” and “fewer available warehouse spaces?” And why is the available warehouse space not being used to its full potential? Gunnar Gburek, TimoCom's Company Spokesman provides the answers, suggesting ways that all parties can better utilise the available space. 

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Erkrath, Germany, 2018-06-21 – the persistent summer weather in Germany is making the logistics industry sweat. The TimoCom transport platform reports that requests for refrigerated transports almost tripled between February and May this year. Result: there are already a few gaps on store shelves, as manufacturers are unable to transport their goods. 

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As an expert on transport and cargo damage, aka surveyor, Karl A. Selig has been successfully dealing with transport damage for over 30 years. In an exclusive TimoCom interview, he provided helpful tips and interesting examples of his work.

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Erkrath, Germany, 2018-04-26 – the demand for available freight capacity on European roads is growing. In the first quarter of 2018, the number of freight offers on the EU transport market was larger than the number of vehicle offers at a ratio of 54:46. This calculation is the result of the current TimoCom transport barometer market evaluation, the industry indicator for road transport developments within Europe.

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Erkrath, Germany, 2018-03-28 - 3D printing, machine-to-machine communication, the Internet Of Things and Big Data influence connections to customers and suppliers -  and thus the individual supply chain. Even transport acquisition as part of this chain is changing significantly. Europe’s largest transport platform will use this year’s Multimodal event in Birmingham to demonstrate how manufacturing and trade customers can react agilely to their customer’s needs.

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Erkrath, Germany 2018-03-16 – The TimoCom transport platform continued to grow in the fiscal year 2017. With 90.7 million freight and vehicle offers (2016: 68.3 million), the IT company from Erkrath reached a new record for the number of offers placed online. Around 1.4 billion tons of freight were listed on the platform in Europe in 2017.

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- Europe’s leading transport platform is expanding their digital application
- Route planning now includes 44,000 connected petrol stations across Europe
- Fuel stops for 2.6 million routes

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Erkrath, Germany, 2018-01-23 – Free vehicle capacity is getting scarcer in Europe, according to TimoCom’s Transport Barometer. In the 4th quarter of 2017, Europe’s largest transport platform had only 29 vehicle offers to fulfil 71 transport orders.

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Erkrath, Germany, 22.01.2018 – CEO Marita Saarres-Lakso is, together with her transport company Ibertrans Oy, “The Strongest in Finland“ conquering the Iberian Peninsula. Our exclusive TimoCom Interview reveals why neither the south nor the north can do without her company, and what exactly the new title means.

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Erkrath, Germany, 2017-12-15 – In an interview with TimoCom, General Secretary Biljana Muratovska reveals what makes her transport association, MAKAM-TRANS from Macedonia, special, and why a morning game of Backgammon creates better work conditions within the transport industry. 

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Erkrath, Germany, 2017-11-28 - How do you automatically transfer information on the position of a truck belonging to a short term transport partner into your own TMS (transport management system)? The large company and ELVIS - member of Spedition Schwarz - approached TimoCom, who run Europe’s largest transport platform, with that very question. Together with the internationally active IT specialist Arvarto Systems, TimoCom developed not just a solution for this particular use-case, but rather for a key problem in today’s transport industry. The result is an interface that enables GPS data from contracted transport service providers to be received and processed at any time - improving the service quality and customer satisfaction for transport orders.

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Erkrath, Germany, 2017-11-24 - On 4 October the German magazine freundin together with the rating platform kununu chose the 100 most family-friendly employers in Germany. The family run company in Erkrath, TimoCom, was also on the list and joined the ranks of the IT giants such as SAP SE and Adobe. As Top Employer 2017, the medium-sized company ensures optimal working conditions and a specially family friendly organisation.

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