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Logistics expertise 09.03.2021
5 min.

How interfaces remove communication barriers

If everyone has access to information, the supply chain can be optimised more efficiently. But sharing data is still a sensitive issue within the logistics industry. Can the data be exchanged securely? Which business partners should have access to ... Read more

Supply change, trade and industry, digitalisation
Logistics expertise 09.03.2021
6 min.
Supply change, trade and industry, digitalisation

Increase flexibility, reduce costs

Approximately 10 % of all costs in industrial companies and around 30 % of all costs in commercial companies are related to logistics processes. For this reason alone, companies should regularly examine the efficiency of their own delivery ... Read more

Cube with supply chain management symbols
Logistics expertise 17.02.2021
5 min.
Cube with supply chain management symbols

More important than ever: supply chain risk management for industrial and commercial companies

A modern, multi-step supply chain may involve hundreds of suppliers. Unexpected weaknesses within these supply chains cost companies millions of euros each year. It was always important, but during the coronavirus pandemic logistics has become an ... Read more

Statistics for efficient transport management
Logistics expertise 02.02.2021
5 min.
Statistics for efficient transport management

How to plan customised, data driven transport for products you manufacture.

You want to dispatch the products you manufacture, independently, flexibly, and cost efficiently? Digitalisation in the logistics industry is the way forward, helping you to do just that with comprehensive offers from IT logistics service providers ... Read more

Automation in the logistics industry
Logistics expertise 21.01.2021
7 min.
Automation in the logistics industry

AI and Automation Offer Competitive Advantages to Companies both Large and Small

Complex connections between multiple supply chain participants mean that the logistics industry is an ideal incubator for developments in data supported decision making. According to a study by Roland Berger, increases in data analysis by automated ... Read more

Heavy bridge components transported at night by Universal Transport
Logistics expertise 19.01.2021
5 min.
Heavy bridge components transported at night by Universal Transport

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Three blue cubes with Euro and Calendar symbol
Logistics expertise 02.09.2020
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

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