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Logistics expertise 19.01.2021
5 min.

Specialised success: heavy transport, music to our ears

It’s only a small segment of the transport market, but an impressive one: volume and heavy transport. It’s not just the entire value added chain behind the specialisation. It’s that there can be grave consequences if things ... Read more

Eliza Wyrwich works in the accounting, financial and debt collection department at Mega Pol Trans in Pila; the department uses TIMOCOM’s debt collection service to collect on unpaid invoices.
Logistics expertise 12.01.2021
3 min.
Eliza Wyrwich works in the accounting, financial and debt collection department at Mega Pol Trans in Pila; the department uses TIMOCOM’s debt collection service to collect on unpaid invoices.

Mega Pol Trans uses TIMOCOM’s international debt collection service

If the payment date has passed, and contacting the debtor hasn’t helped, a debt collection service provider can provide the support your company needs to collect the payment. Mega Pol Trans, a Polish transport company, uses TIMOCOM’s ... Read more

Product Manager David Moog and colleagues looking at the task board
Logistics expertise 05.01.2021
5 min.
Product Manager David Moog and colleagues looking at the task board

Smart collaboration in the logistics industry

Let’s be real: everywhere you look you see promises of tailored digital solutions. But which services have really been adjusted to meet customer’s needs? Or are actually developed specifically to meet them? In this blog post, we use ... Read more

HGV drivers and freight forwarders are often faced with time constraints, but there are solutions available
Logistics expertise 17.12.2020
7 min.
HGV drivers and freight forwarders are often faced with time constraints, but there are solutions available

Stress-free logistics

A distant dream: stress-free logistics Road hauliers and freight forwarders almost always have to work against the clock. Time constraints in the logistics industry are even worse during seasonal peaks, such as in the lead-up to Christmas. In this ... Read more

Working from home has potential above and beyond the current crisis, but only if there is a digital company culture in place to support the process.
Logistics expertise 17.12.2020
8 min.
Working from home has potential above and beyond the current crisis, but only if there is a digital company culture in place to support the process.

Seven tips for working digitally with your company beyond the coronavirus

The coronavirus was a driving force behind digitalisation that managed to trigger the introduction of digital work processes across Germany within a very short time period, and establish them as acceptable working methods. Many logistics companies ... Read more

Plan successfully with TIMOCOM's freight exchange
Smart Logistics System 08.12.2020
4 min.
Plan successfully with TIMOCOM's freight exchange

It’s no secret: how TIMOCOM’s freight exchange rose to success

The freight exchange – the start of German IT service provider TIMOCOM’s success. The spot market, in which freight to be transported meets available vehicle space, remains the heart and soul of TIMOCOM’s Smart Logistics System. A ... Read more

Freight Exchange Benefits for Freight Forwarders
Logistics expertise 09.12.2020
10 min.
Freight Exchange Benefits for Freight Forwarders

Advantages of freight exchange for freight carriers and forwarders

The logistics industry has been especially slow to the digitalisation game. Online freight exchange platforms are set to change that, as they are already revolutionising the business. With access to hundreds of thousands of jobs a day, precise ... Read more

woman and man hold hands protectively over truck symbol
Logistics expertise 26.11.2020
7 min.
woman and man hold hands protectively over truck symbol

TIMOCOM Start-Up Blog: What insurance do I need to start a transport company?

Selecting insurance is an essential part of planning and starting a company. After all, if a damage claim is made, or there is a legal dispute, the resulting costs can quickly put the company itself at risk. But what transport insurance do I need ... Read more

Infographic: What does a Supply Chain Manager do?
Logistics expertise 24.11.2020
7 min.
Infographic: What does a Supply Chain Manager do?

Working in the Logistics Industry – Supply Chain Managers

They are the key players when it comes to coordinating added value and supply chains: Supply Chain Managers. They keep an eye on things and are in charge of controlling the flow of goods and information. But what specific tasks fall under the ... Read more

Smart logistics reduces costs along the delivery chain
Smart Logistics System 24.11.2020
5 min.
Smart logistics reduces costs along the delivery chain

Smart logistics is the most important factor for promoting growth and improving cost efficiency

Smart logistics reduces costs along the delivery chain. That is the result of a study by consulting firm PwC. But what is smart logistics, and what does it mean for logistics processes? This blog post highlights the importance of intelligent ... Read more

Integration for the logistics industry
Logistics expertise 24.11.2020
4 min.
Integration for the logistics industry

How data integration optimises logistics processes

The goal of integration is to ensure the best and most useful features and functions can work together. Integrating data and digital applications also offers many opportunities in the logistics industry. Data integration helps to optimise business ... Read more

Freight Exchange for Trade & Production
Transport market 17.11.2020
10 min.
Freight Exchange for Trade & Production

Benefits of Freight Exchange for Trade & Industry Companies

Freight exchanges—also known as cargo space exchanges—are virtual marketplaces where the supply and demand of cargo space meet. The benefits of being part of a freight exchange network may seem obvious to some, while to others, they ... Read more

Debt collection employees Julian van Achter, Geoffrey Bladier and Denise Becht provide consulting services, look after customers, act as mediators and help TIMOCOM customers get their money.
Logistics expertise 18.11.2020
11 min.
Debt collection employees Julian van Achter, Geoffrey Bladier and Denise Becht provide consulting services, look after customers, act as mediators and help TIMOCOM customers get their money.

An interview with TIMOCOM debt collection service employees

Our goal at work is to solve conflicts and act as mediators. We are successful in 86% of cases and were able to negotiate collection of more than EUR 33 million in claims last year. Proof that our methods work for our ... Read more

Cooperation between TIMOCOM and Bargelink
News 03.11.2020
5 min.
Cooperation between TIMOCOM and Bargelink

Combined logistics power: the advantages of connecting road transport and inland shipping

The future of logistics is clear: it is digital, interdisciplinary and agile. IT service providers connect their technologies, allowing their customers to streamline processes and improve flexibility. In turn, promised delivery dates are easier to ... Read more

A woman checks invoices for late payments.
Logistics expertise 13.10.2020
8 min.
A woman checks invoices for late payments.

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 02.10.2020
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 16.09.2020
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 14.09.2020
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

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