Press releases

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

The transport barometer: Economic slowdown affects transport

Erkrath, Germany, 2019-07-19 – Germany, France and the Benelux states are feeling the affects of the global economic slowdown. These are the current numbers on the TIMOCOM transport barometer which the IT company uses every quarter to document the development of transport offers and requests on Europe’s largest freight exchange.

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Prepared for D-day: Grace Overseas Logistics and Brexit

Erkrath, Germany, 2019-07-01 – Brexit? When you mention it to Kevin Frouin, Paul Morfett and Octavian Groza, they keep calm. When they opened the Crawley Office for Grace Overseas Logistics last year, Brexit was already on the horizon. Indeed, the back and forth regarding exit from the EU is currently more help than hinderance.

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TIMOCOM: The transport industry must expand their networks

Erkrath, Germany, 2019-07-01 – better digital networking within the transport industry could significantly reduce problems like the driver shortage and the high percentage of empty runs on Germany’s roads, says IT service provider TIMOCOM.

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TIMOCOM presents the extensive system of smart apps for logistics

Erkrath/Munich (Germany), 5th June 2019 – TIMOCOM wants to enable transport and logistics companies to enter the digital era. The IT service provider will present at the transport logistic 2019 in Munich an extensive system of new applications, interfaces and partners that digitally support logisticians in all areas of the transport process. "We want innovations that assist our customers daily and make them as easily accessible as electricity from a socket", says TIMOCOM Company Spokesman Gunnar Gburek.

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The Cargo Overseas musketeers are taking Europe by storm

Erkrath, Germany, 2019-05-21 - The current European Road Freight Manager, Anthony Valentine, has worked in the transport industry for almost 30 years. Four years ago, together with old work colleagues, he helped create and develop the European road freight department at Cargo Overseas, which already dealt in global air and sea freight. Thanks to his strong team, the self-appointed Cap’n is setting a new course and making waves in the stormy seas of Brexit.

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Waiting is so yesterday: TIMOCOM and Cargoclix sort out loading dock jams

Erkrath, Germany, 2019-05-17 – no more waiting in the loading dock: an ambitious goal, but one that TIMOCOM and Cargoclix are working together to make a reality. By bringing together telematics data and time slot management, the two IT companies want to solve familiar congestion problems at loading docks and set a new industry standard.

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TIMOCOM at the transport logistic 2019 in Munich

Erkrath, Germany, 2019-05-08 – everyone who is anyone in logistics will be at the transport logistic 2019 from 4th to 7th of June, so of course TIMOCOM will be on site in Munich, with their slogan for this year’s trade fair: “One system. One network. One future.” Visitors to the world’s leading trade fair can visit stand 317/418 in Hall A5 to experience the tailored system start page, the latest smart app functions and a bidirectional transport order interface.

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The transport barometer: Worry about a chaotic Brexit causes explosion in EU exports to the UK

Erkrath, Germany, 2019-04-25 – Fears that the UK will leave the EU without a deal have caused an explosion in the number of goods ordered for delivery to the British Isles. Compared to the the previous year, truck transports from all parts of Europe towards Great Britain have more than doubled in the first quarter of 2019, with growth of 112%. These are the current numbers on the TIMOCOM transport barometer, which the IT company uses every quarter to document the development of transport offers and requests on Europe’s largest freight and vehicle application.

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Relaxed around Easter: Freight forwarder MZ Logistic and seasonal challenges

Erkrath, Germany/Madrid, Spain, 2019-04-17 - The Easter holidays bring with them reports on seasonal challenges in the logistics industry. An opportunity to trace the supply chain of seasonal goods right up to the supermarket shelves. But there is more to report than just an increase in chocolate bunny and Easter egg deliveries. Around Easter the European demand for goods rises and there is a particular challenge: not every European country celebrates these holidays at the same time, increasing logistical requirements. In Spain, for example, the Thursday before Easter is a public holiday, whereas in Germany and the UK it is a regular work day. However, on the Monday after Easter both in Germany and in the UK businesses are closed. A freight forwarding company from Spain gave an update on how the different Easter public holidays affect their business.

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TIMOCOM exhibits double-digit growth: digital solutions for the transport world are the engine of development

Erkrath, Germany, 2019-03-29 – TIMOCOM continues to grow. The Smart Logistics System operator has recorded more activity over the past year, and not just on the freight exchange. The IT company, active across Europe, made the biggest leap in 2018, with applications for digitalising logistics order management.

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European transport logistics: Manufacturer Tripple Z is counting on a TIMOCOM solution

Erkrath/Hilden, (Germany) 2019-02-11 – Tripple Z has found their niche: The solar module manufacturer sells – in addition to quality products “Made in Germany”  – used solar systems. A business that is gaining ever more traction. Tripple Z is now the largest provider of second hand solar modules and accessories in Europe. The manufacturer organises the transport orders stemming from this business out of North Rhine Westphalia using TIMOCOM, the first Smart Logistics System.

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The transport barometer: Transport industry strong in the final quarter of 2018

Erkrath, Germany, 2019-02-11 – The European transport market remained completely unaffected by international trade conflicts and pessimistic economic forecasts in the final quarter of 2018. “The transport industry experienced a traditionally strong final quarter,” said TIMOCOM company spokesman Gunnar Gburek, commenting on the current transport barometer numbers.

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