Press releases

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

Erkrath, Germany, 2016-01-04 – Europe's largest transport platform made an especially important resolution last year: to equip the platform with even more digital added value. Said and done. Since last September over 36,000 customers have been able to use the up- and download feature for documents. 

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Erkrath, Germany, 2016-12-16 – The Weihnachtspäckchenkonvoi (Christmas packet convoy) drove from Germany, to the Ukraine, then to Romania and Moldavia. TimoCom employee and HGV driver Jochen Dieckmann, who had already summoned his colleagues during the warm summer to donate presents, was there for the second time. 146 presents were distributed amongst the children at the beginning of December.

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Erkrath, Germany, 2016-12-01 - Inspired by an identical initiative the previous year, TimoCom's employees are participating in the Christmas packet convoy of the Round Table Deutschland this year. In the warm summer months, the employees of Europe's largest transport platform started gathering packets shoe-box size - 146 in total.  

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Erkrath, Germany, 2016-11-11- Euro-pallets are increasingly popular. However, more in its processed form as furnishings like tables, benches or "industrial style" shelves. Whereas in the transport world, where the wooden pallet has its original use, it is often the bone of contention. But why does the pallet have such a bad reputation?

According to a recent study by EKUPAC GmbH on re-usable transport packaging, the use of re-usable pallets in European goods transport has increased in the last 15 years from 280 million to 550 million units and has become indispensable. Germany is the European leader with around 100 million wooden skids circulating yearly.

The difficulty with the pallet is its "re-usability" which comprises an exchange of goods delivered on pallets in return for empty pallets. But Euro-pallet is not equal to Euro-pallet. Behind the supposedly simple pallet exchange principle there are challenges for all involved: for the transport company as intermediate consignee, for the driver who transports the consignment and for the recipient of the unloaded goods. 

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Erkrath, Germany, 2016-11-10 – The TimoCom transport platform has been cooperating many years with educational institutions Europe-wide: in work-oriented teaching with the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, regular workshops at the University of Maribor in Slovenia or as a long-term partner of the Poznan School of Logistics (WSL) in Poznan in Poland. This has now been officially acknowledged. 

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Erkrath, Germany, 2016-11-03 – TimoCom, Europe's largest transport platform, renders a valuable contribution to environmental protection with its many applications and optimises vehicle capacity utilisation. The Italian company GreenRouter has recently investigated the impact of logistics software on CO2 emissions and economic efficiency showing results which could lead to a future trend. 

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Erkrath, Germany, 2016-10-24 - In the third quarter of 2016, TimoCom's transport barometer shows a freight to vehicle ratio of 55:45. With this, Europe's largest transport platform registered a freight surplus in the European transport market - with an appreciable ascent in autumn. 

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Erkrath, Germany, 2016-09-21 – A 12-letter word is increasingly becoming an essential item of vocabulary in the transport and logistics industry and can no longer be ignored by companies. The word is "digitisation". It is undeniably picking up momentum. Companies have to start optimising their processes to secure competitive advantage. In order to support its 110,000+ users, the IT service provider TimoCom has expanded its transport platform to include an important feature: The new upload and download feature for documents 

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Erkrath, Germany, 2016-09-16 - Three years after implementing the tracking solution with the integrated route and calculation tool, TimoCom integrates the 200th  telematics provider Webbase. The IT service provider is one big step closer to achieving the goal of offering all customers across Europe the means to quickly and easily call up and communicate information about the status of their vehicles within the transport platform, and to forward this information to the contractor. 

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Erkrath, Germany, 2016-09-15 - The digital transformation appears to be inexorable, but what does it actually mean for companies and what opportunities and risks accompany it? TimoCom's Company Spokesman Marcel Frings and Marcel Milbrandt from the cloud provider CenterDevice have shed light on this topic together.

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Erkrath, Germany, 2016-08-07 – Continuous optimisation of its transport platform is top priority for the IT service provider TimoCom. Topics such as automation, networking and digitisation are of great importance for the transport and logistics industry - especially in the era of Logistics 4.0. The development calls upon the TimoCom transport platform to provide innovative ideas to meet the challenges of the future. This is why TimoCom's latest feature is now ready to launch. The company will exclusively present its highlight of the year at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 in Hanover, Germany. 

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Since payment morale differs from country to country it is important to have a professional receivables management behind one.

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