Press releases

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

Erkrath, 2016-01-06 – The economic climate cooled off significantly at the turn of the year as a result of faltering economic data in Europe, the refugee crisis and pessimistic shippers which also had an impact on the TimoCom transport barometer. The freight to vehicle ratio was 46:54 in the fourth quarter and therefore remained well below expectations even though the final quarter started off positively.

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Erkrath, 2015-12-18 – TimoCom, Europe's largest transport platform, expands its Board of Directors. Tim Thiermann, eldest son of the company's founder, supports his father in managing the family-run business.

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Erkrath, 2015-12-17 - TomTom Telematics, one of the world's leading providers of telematics solutions, has honoured Europe's largest transport platform TimoCom with the .connect Award 2015. The award, in the category "International Partner of the Year" honours the widespread usage of the interface between the TimoCom tracking platform TC eMap and the fleet management platform WEBFLEET.®   For common customers the connection ensures a decisive advantage: No more switching between TimoCom and TomTom Telematics.

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Latest development after the launch of the TimoCom Messenger

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Erkrath, 2015-11-26. - Imagine a typical transport and logistics company. Does a telephone, pencil, notebook or a phone book come to your mind? The provider of Europe's largest transport platform has thought of something different: keyboard, screen, mouse, chat window. About something that secure and professionally simplifies the overall workflow and, above all, business communication. From this idea, the new communication tool for the industry was born: the TimoCom Messenger. The "newbie" on the transport platform is immediately available to the 100,000 users without additional costs and is far more than just chatting.

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Erkrath, 2015-11-25 - Börjes Logistik & Spedition was founded back in 1947 and has operated successfully on the market ever since. A reason for this: The company is always prepared to accept modern developments and to implement them.

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Erkrath, 2015-11-03 – Transport planning without a freight exchange? Nearly impossible. Users offer their freight for which they do not have any transportation yet. At the same time, transport service providers which have free vehicle capacity can increase their capacity utilisation. Freight and vehicle exchanges are useful tools in every sense to increase business profit. Therefore it is not surprising that you can find more than a 100 transport exchanges of all types are in Europe. It is difficult to maintain an overview on the subject freight and vehicle exchanges.

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Erkrath, 2015-10-13 - In the third quarter of 2015, TimoCom's transport barometer is on the bright side with an exemplary freight to vehicle ratio. A 50.2% freight share and 49.8% available vehicle capacity in the European transport market suggests a ratio very close to the theoretical optimum. However, this quarter also demonstrated a high level of fluctuation and the beginning of the quarter was a surprise. 

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Erkrath, 2015-09-29 - The vehicles' current location has become most important for freight searches since TimoCom connected its tracking and calculation tool TC eMap® and its freight exchange TC Truck&Cargo®. This connection will provide further support in the daily work of the TimoCom customers. Users can now select vehicles with tracking in the freight search and then find loads close to the vehicle's location. Moreover, the IT service provider enables users to use the vehicles' location data for extended route calculations in TC eMap®, Europe's largest provider-independent tracking tool with over 150 telematics partners.

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Erkrath, 27.08.2015 - Since the beginning of 2014, Al Pack d.o.o. has been using TimoCom's freight and vehicle exchange TC Truck&Cargo® to find suitable return loads. This makes the packaging manufacturer a perfect example how cargo owners can benefit from the transport exchange.

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2015-07-23 - They have been in San Francisco, St. Petersburg, Montreal and Lisbon to gain knowledge about ports, railways stations and warehousing of all sorts. This year the CILT study tour group who is interested in transport and logistics went to Germany and visited a rather small and unknown village: Erkrath near Düsseldorf. Since last autumn this small village is location for the head quarter of Europe’s largest transportplatform, TimoCom.

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Erkrath, 2015-07-15 - TimoCom's transport barometer finally booming in the 2nd quarter of 2015. An impressive freight to vehicle ratio of 54:46 confirms the figures from this year's first quarter. There are various reasons for this positive development.

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