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Logistics expertise 13.10.2020
8 min.

The seven most frequently asked questions about debt collection in the logistics industry.

The order has been delivered and the invoice sent. But no payment is forthcoming. One way of dealing with late payment is to hire a debt collection service. But many people have no idea what that actually entails. This blog article provides answers ... Read more

Brexit
News 01.10.2020
8 min.
Brexit

No-Deal Brexit Consequences for UK Logistics and Shipping

With no clear resolution in sight, what would a no-deal Brexit mean for the logistics industry? The Brexit deadline is looming, with 31 December 2020 as the final day of the UK’s transition period leaving the European Union. Effective, ... Read more

Borderless commodities and goods
News 25.09.2020
4 min.
Borderless commodities and goods

Borderless Logistics are the Foundation of a Strong Europe

Only the strong can afford weaknesses. Seen from that angle, Europe is a muscle man. Admittedly a muscle man who is not all that coordinated when it comes to letting those muscles work together. The coronavirus pandemic has, on the one hand, ... Read more

Digitalisation of transport and warehouse logistics
Logistics expertise 11.09.2020
5 min.
Digitalisation of transport and warehouse logistics

Challenges and Potential of Supply Chain Digitalisation

Digital communication between shipping agents and transport or logistics companies remains, despite attempts to the contrary, analogue in nature. When media are not connected, digitalisation is often cut off. Loading docks are an excellent example. ... Read more

A bookkeeper pays outstanding accounts.
Logistics expertise 09.09.2020
7 min.
A bookkeeper pays outstanding accounts.

How do I handle unpaid invoices? Who pays for costs incurred?

The order has been delivered and the invoice sent. But no payment is forthcoming, and you are waiting for your money. The EU issued a Directive in 2011 to speed up payments. The Directive sets out rules for dealing with late payments that apply to ... Read more

What to pay attention to when purchasing logistics’ services to ensure that you not only navigate your way through this crisis well, but also maintain purchasing options for the future.
Transport market 07.09.2020
7 min.
What to pay attention to when purchasing logistics’ services to ensure that you not only navigate your way through this crisis well, but also maintain purchasing options for the future.

The downward price spiral: cheaper in the short term, expensive in the long run

The crisis brings more than just bad news, it also offers positive developments for certain industries or companies – or at least, so it seems. But caution is warranted here, because if there is one thing we cannot forget in the middle of a ... Read more

Three blue cubes with Euro and Calendar symbol
Logistics expertise 18.08.2020
3 min.
Three blue cubes with Euro and Calendar symbol

Delayed payment: what to do if your customer has not paid?

The transport is complete, but your business account remains empty. As a transport provider, you assume that the invoice will be paid once the goods have been delivered. But almost every company has had to deal with a business partner who pays too ... Read more

Is storage space really in short supply? Or are available spaces simply hard to find?
News 07.07.2020
5 min.
Is storage space really in short supply? Or are available spaces simply hard to find?

Storage in short supply?

During the first few weeks of the crisis, as the corona virus spread, one iconic image dominated the media: supermarket shelves devoid of hygiene products. Shelves usually stocked full with soap or toilet paper were suddenly completely empty, and ... Read more

How covid-19 is driving digitalisation from the home office
News 24.06.2020
8 min.
How covid-19 is driving digitalisation from the home office

Catapulting towards the future: How covid-19 is driving digitalisation

It happened so suddenly: UK entered lockdown at the end of March. The entire country was subject to social distancing, and suddenly its inhabitants’ lives were focused on a single location: their home. Some companies had decided in advance of ... Read more

The growing demand in Europe for frozen goods requires logistics solutions.
Transport market 24.06.2020
3 min.
The growing demand in Europe for frozen goods requires logistics solutions.

Temperature-controlled transport in the UK and Europe

Consumers love convenience. In the kitchen, they increasingly revert to convenience products from the freezer. According to the British Frozen Food Federation statistics 6.3 billion pounds in sales were generated with frozen food products in the UK ... Read more

Manufacturing and trade companies are facing the challenge of designing supply chains to be more crisis resistant in the future, meaning they can function independent of raw material bottlenecks.
Transport market 19.05.2020
6 min.
Manufacturing and trade companies are facing the challenge of designing supply chains to be more crisis resistant in the future, meaning they can function independent of raw material bottlenecks.

Reassessing existing supply chains

One of the most common side effects of the corona crisis is supply bottlenecks caused by interrupted supply chains. The economy across the world is connected by globalisation; raw material suppliers and production facilities for European products ... Read more

The European demand for vehicle space and goods is growing.
Smart Logistics System 31.03.2020
4 min.
The European demand for vehicle space and goods is growing.

Corona virus: How manufacturing and trade can manage vehicle space bottlenecks

The spread of the corona virus is increasingly affecting the road transport industry in Europe. The transport barometer from FreightTech company TIMOCOM is currently showing a significant increase in international freight ... Read more

FreightTech company TIMOCOM enables its digital logistics system for location-independent work during the corona pandemic.
Smart Logistics System 18.03.2020
2 min.
FreightTech company TIMOCOM enables its digital logistics system for location-independent work during the corona pandemic.

Free switch to home office use

The corona virus has already had a major impact on many business processes, public life and the economy. Shopping sprees have been going on in many countries for several weeks. It is of great importance that supply chains are maintained, in order ... Read more

TIMOCOM ensures unrestricted business operations even in the current situation
Smart Logistics System 16.03.2020
2 min.
TIMOCOM ensures unrestricted business operations even in the current situation

Our flexibility is now proving to be an important security factor

The spread of the Corona virus has proven to be a stress test that also affects the logistics industry. TIMOCOM has taken necessary precautions at an early stage, which serve to protect the health of its employees and to ensure the operability of ... Read more

International goods shipments are increasingly affected, and current developments raise many questions. We have collected the most important information for you.
Transport market 28.02.2020
5 min.
International goods shipments are increasingly affected, and current developments raise many questions. We have collected the most important information for you.

Coronavirus: how to handle shipments to and from Italy

The coronavirus has reached Europe. Italy, in particular, is experiencing an increase of infections with SARS-CoV-2 /COVID19. You can find out what shipping agents, freight forwarders and hauliers need to pay attention to when carrying out ... Read more

How to transform empty warehouse space into profit.
Smart Logistics System 04.02.2020
4 min.
How to transform empty warehouse space into profit.

When the warehouse safeguards not just products, but also profits

It seems like Christmas was only a few days ago, and already the next round of seasonal business is in full swing – for Easter. Warehouse capacity will soon hit its peak, and free warehouse space will be hard to find. Barely any warehouse space is ... Read more

From supply chain to supply flow
Smart Logistics System 11.12.2019
4 min.
From supply chain to supply flow

Digital Logistics – the next level

Logistics is at its peak when everything flows. Only then can time and space be used optimally along every metre of the supply chain. To make this possible, it is not enough to ensure that separate service components, such as transport, handling or ... Read more

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