Press releases

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

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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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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