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JJ Food Service recognised for "The Technology Supplier of the Year " at the Grocer Gold Awards - 2016

The Grocer Gold Awards recognises JJ Food Service Ltd for "The Technology Supplier of the Year 2016".

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AO World to launch in Germany with Roadnet and MobileCast

 

AO purchase additional Roadnet® Transportation Suite licenses in the start of 2016. They invested the additional Roadnet and MobileCast licenses to enable them to continually optimise their home delivery  processes in Germany.

 

 

AO needed to replicate the success within their logistics department covering Germany in order to effectively route and schedule their fleet in this region whilst maintaining their reputation for high quality Home Delivery Service.

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US food company acquires catering supplier Brakes for £2.2bn

Sysco agrees to acquire Brake Group.

$3.1 Billion Transaction to Bring European Foodservice Distribution Leader into Sysco’s Family of Companies Transaction Expected to be Immediately Accretive to Sysco Earnings HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2016 – Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America’s leading foodservice distributor, announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Brakes Group, a leading European foodservice distributor with operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Sweden, Spain, Belgium and Luxembourg. Brakes Group is owned by Bain Capital Private Equity. The transaction is valued at approximately $3.1 billion USD (approximately 2.2 billion British pounds) and includes the repayment of approximately $2.3 billion of Brakes Group’s financial debt.

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SYSCO Baltimore Increases Routing Efficiency and Productivity

 

SYSCO Corporation is the largest foodservice marketing and distribution organization in North America. Customer satisfaction is a core value for all of SYSCO’s 145 operating companies in the United States. They value nurtured customer relations that continue to evolve today. An industry leader, SYSCO distributes quality products and delivers when promised.

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Roadnet Transportation Suite v 3.7.3 latest quarterly release.

 

Roadnet Transportation Suite v 3.7.3 latest quarterly release available now. This release focuses on convenience enhancements with the goal of making the software easier to use, and enhancements to the data bridge between Roadnet Transportation Suite and Roadnet Anywhere, our SaaS offering.  

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Pallas Foods Optimise Routes with Transport Management Software

 

Pallas Foods are one of the leading food service distributors on the island of Ireland and have a team of over 550 people dedicated to providing excellent quality products and services to their customers. With over 7000 customers and a portfolio of more than 8500 products

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Domino's deliver more slices with the App

 

The Domino’s Pizza rolled in the first half of the year increasingly using the online ordering option. Customer downloading and ordering from Domino’s mobile phone app reached a record high, with sales overtaking sales through desktop computers for the first time in its history.Domino’s said its app has been downloaded more than 10mln times. 

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Iron Mountain invest in routing software for data protection services in France

 

Iron Mountain Invest in Roadnet. Daily Routing Software to Tactically Plan Daily Delivery and Collection Routes. 

Roadnet allows organisations to tactically plan their daily routes. It fully optimises routes and balances profitability and customer requirements. I

 

 

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How Logistic Planning Technology Can Aid The Recall Process Within Supply Chains

 

No matter how careful we are, even a probability of one in a million, will by definition occur on average, one in a million times. Murphy’s Law is prevalent again because it is our impression that the occurrences seem to ‘choose their moments’.

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Office Depot employ 121 and routing software for distribution planning in France

 

To manage their Roadnet Transportation Suite Contract (Roadnet, Territory Planner, Roadnet Info Center and Web Services), Office Depot France approached 121 Systems. They required assistance in streamlining the solution and guidance towards making better use of it.

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Food wholesale giant invest in sales team tracking software for use on iOS and iPad

JJ Food Service has invested in MobileCast On Track. This tool will allow the food wholesale enterprise to accurately monitor the activity of their field based sales team, in real-time.

MobileCast On Track provides an easy way for an on-the-road employee, such as sales person, and the dispatcher to communicate, while at the same time letting the employee perform important actions throughout the day. Some of these actions include:

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Dominos Pizza Optimise Routes In new European Markets

 

Domino's Pizza UK is Domino's master franchise in the world by number of stores and holds the rights for 7 European countries out of 73 international markets in which the global business operates.

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Measuring OTIF (On Time in Full)

 

Improving the bottom line by improving process execution is high on most companies' agendas. Basically, this means getting the right stuff to the right place at the right time, to the correct location at the clients site, in the right condition with the right invoice, all of the time.

 

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Leading 3PL provider invest in delivery route planning software

STL Logistics wave goodbye to manual route planning processes and invest in Roadnet to optimise their logistics operations

STL Logisticsis a leading 3PL provider based in Limerick, Ireland. They have been in operation for more than 35 years and operate throughout Munster, Ireland, the UK and the continent.

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Palmer and Harvey Invest in Routing and Scheduling Software Licences

 

Palmer and Harvey are one of the UK's largest retailers operating within the convenience sector. At the beginning of the year they joined forces with Costcutter to create the UK's second-largest convenience store in an attempt to rival supermarkets advancing into this sector.

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FreshDirect optimise vehicle routing and scheduling processes for home delivery

 

121 Systems’ US partner, Roadnet Technologies Inc have guided FreshDirect towards the successful implementation of daily routing and scheduling system, Roadnet®, and dynamic booking and continuous optimisation live scheduling system, Roadnet Scheduler, into their organisation.

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UK's Leading Battery Recycler Increase Waste Management Collections with Pulse Mobile

 

G&P Batteries are the UK's leading authority on waste battery collection and recycling. They were the first customer of 121 Systems and invested in Roadnet Transportation Suite about 10 years ago. Throughout the 10 years that we have worked together, 121 has advised G&P on the best transport management modules to implement in order to suit each growth stage that their business experienced.

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Partnership with Mobile Hardware Provider - M3 Mobile

 

121 Systems have chosen to partner with M3 Mobile. A global leader in the design and build of high quality handheld devices, M3 specialise in PDA's for remote workers in industries such as logistics, retail, healthcare and construction.

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121 Systems Introduce Pulse Mobile Software

 

Pulse Mobile is a paperless solution designed to provide complete visibility of delivery or collection operations. All delivery and collection activity is tracked, with Proof of Delivery including features such as Vehicle Checks,Task Management, Driver Communications, Satellite Navigation, Scan-0n, Scan off.

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Guide to Measuring and Reporting Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Freight Transport

 

Download 121 Systems' guide on how to report and measure CO2 emissions from freight transport by clicking on the image to the right.

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Guide to SaaS and On Premise and which deployment method is best for your business

 

121 Systems supply software that is suitable for both SaaS hosting or On Premise hosting depending on a client’s requirements and their business processes.

In order to provide further information relating to both options, we have created a guide – The Benefits of SaaS and On Premise

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7 Areas Within Logistics That You Can Change For the Better

 

Businesses worldwide are suffering because of the economic downturn and many are finding it difficult to stay profitable. Consumers are spending less and businesses are looking to cut costs, budgets are being frozen and liquidity is a big problem.

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By Improving Home Deliveries You Improve Customer Service

 

Consumers are demanding quality service at reasonable prices. Keeping up with consumer demand is one way of ensuring your business stays ahead of the competition. By providing quality home delivery service you are projecting a company image that says 'we are professional from start to finish' and 'your custom is important to us'.

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DRL increase vehicle routing software licences to support additional fleet of delivery vehicles

 

DRL (now AO World) have invested in extra Roadnet® Transportation Suite licences to enable them to continually optimise their delivery processes as they grow their market position.

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P&H confirms Walkers van sales purchase

 

Palmer and Harvey (P&H) has confirmed it is set to buy the Walkers crisps van sales operation from PepsiCo. Since 2004 Palmer and Harvey use the Roadnet Transportation Suite to optimise their deliveries

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Frozen and ambient food distributor, Birchall Foodservice has seen significant savings with daily routing benefits from Roadnet through 121 Systems

Food distribution company Birchall Foodservice has enjoyed tasty financial and performance benefits since installing Roadnet through 121 Systems in 2008.

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Office Depot is using Roadnet through 121 Systems to help maintain its reputation as a leading global supplier

 

Office Depot is celebrating 25 years as the leading global supplier of office supplies and services with continued growth, supporting this with Roadnet and Pulse Mobile through 121 Systems.

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JJ Food Service Invest in Territory Planner

 

121 Systems and JJ Food Service have a long standing working relationship built on trust and mutual respect. The enterprise has already utilised our expertise and technology, with that said, now they have invested in the strategic application Territory Planner.

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121 SYSTEMS A LEADING LIGHT IN NATIONAL WASTE BATTERY RECYCLING

 

G&P Batteries and 121 Systems work together to improve the environment.

121 Systems has supplied the specialist route planning and real-time mobile dispatch and vehicle tracking software to mastermind a complex collection schedule for the UK’s leading waste battery collector, G&P Batteries (G&P).

G&P’s new Battbox project aims to install hundreds of pre-paid collecting boxes nationwide, to encourage people to recycle all waste batteries as small as AAA size, from everyday electrical goods like mobile phones, torches, radios and laptop computers.

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Don't Get Left Out in The Cold - Optimise Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Processes

 

Why is it that as soon as temperatures drop, the pressure on those planning or managing a transport based logistics operation increases?!

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Roadnet Technologies Named To World’s Largest Software Company List By Software Magazine

 

Leading transportation software provider Roadnet Technologies was included in Software Magazine’s Software 500 ranking of the world’s largest software and service providers. The ranking, which is based on total worldwide software and services revenue for 2010.

 

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Vehicle Scheduling - The Difference Between Success and Failure

 

Efficient vehicle scheduling is about to become the single most important element in road transport - not just for transportation companies - but for the future of the planet.

Over the last two decades, vehicle scheduling systems have become an essential tool in the armoury of fleet managers.

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121 improve transport optimisation software by investing in the future

 

It appears that the logistics industry is struggling with the lack of talent entering the sector. Logistics and transport related careers are frequently overlooked by graduates as a potential career path due to the lack of understanding of where it might take them.

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121 Systems Help Clients Go for Gold at the London Olympics 2012

 

Are you a qualifier or just a spectator? With 121 Systems' strategic logistic planning software, we guarantee you won't fall at the final hurdle.

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Furnico Receive Roadnet Distribution Planning Upgrade From 121 Systems

 

Leading furniture and flooring company, Furnico, has been furnished with added distribution planning route planning management system for peace of mind, thanks to a complimentary upgrade of its Roadnet  Transportation Suite from 121 Systems.

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British Lead Mills Boosts Routing And Scheduling With Roadnet

 

British Lead Mills is using Roadnet to plan its UK wide delivery and collection routes.

As part of the world’s largest lead recycling group, the company is keen to boost its routing and scheduling.

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Pulse Framework TMS - The Next Level in Transportation Systems

121 Systems, a leading innovator and provider of integrated route planning, mobile applications and services to transportation and logistics companies, today announced the next level of Transportation Management Solution (Pulse Framework TMS), which includes Coverage Planner, Live Planning, Business Connector, Route Dispatch and Mobile applications and Customer Service Web Portals for both internal and external customers, Coverage Planner allocates orders to the correct depot or service partner making order optimisation before it hits the transportation office.

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AMCS Group acquires Route Optimization Company Transvision

 

AMCS GROUP acquires Danish Transvision to expand product portfolio with route optimisation solutions for transportation, waste & recycling industry

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Thoma Bravo Announces Sale of Roadnet to Omnitracs

 

San Francisco – Nov. 25, 2013 – Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced today the sale of portfolio company Roadnet Technologies Inc., a leading provider of fleet management software solutions for private fleets, to Omnitracs, LLC. Financial terms were not disclosed

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Thoma Bravo purchased the Roadnet business from UPS

 

Thoma Bravo purchased the Roadnet business from UPS in 2010 and established the business as an independent company.

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Specflue invests in the Roadnet Transportation Suite

 

Specflue invest in modules from 121’s order delivery platform series for complete transport optimisation.

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Biffa Fuel Bills Cut By 30% and 18 Month ROI

 

30% Savings - ROI in 18 Months!

Biffa estimates that the whole systems will have paid for itself in 18 Months!

 

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121 Systems and Navevo put freight operators back in control of their fleets

 

PRESS RELEASE: Navevo and 121 Systems put freight operators back in control of their fleets with a new transport planning system extension. Line of Route technology enables fleets to navigate the exact route produced by their transport planning software, saving thousands in wasted fuel and man-hours each year.

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