Improving operation and supply chain visibility

Kolok invested in Trackmatic’s Driver-Led Visibility technology to transform operations and improve their supply chain visibility. Since January 2018, the organisation has seen a 39% increase in on-time departures, a 50% increase in route duration adherence, a 25% reduction in fuel consumption, and 97% in successful customer visits. Kolok has eight distribution centres which service […]

Geospatial data accessible in business tool

Esri ArcGIS Online users can now work on their own private content directly within Microsoft Power BI using the built-in visualisation software ArcGIS Maps for Power BI. The software makes it easy to create beautiful, accurate map visualisations from within Power BI. Users can map data from any location value (an address, city, state, ZIP […]

Inbound yard execution management

Trackmatic will be presenting its inbound yard execution management solution at the Annual SAPICS Conference. The solution, Link, is designed to enable simple and efficient inbound logistics. Slotow will be delivering an in-depth technical talk that examines how Trackmatic places simplified mobile technology into the hands of yard and security personnel. This not only allows […]

Home renovations and maintenance app launched

Recently launched, HomeFixer is a free mobile app that puts users in touch with tradesmen, service providers and companies involved in the home improvement industry. With an aim to take the pain out of household renovations and maintenance, the app is simple to use and assists users in finding rated service providers using its location […]

Scanner protects overhead line of railway tunnel

After 17 years of construction, the Gotthard Base Tunnel opened to passenger and cargo traffic on 11 December 2016. Deployed as a sensor solution for protection of the overhead line, LMS511PRO laser scanners from SICK help ensure that the trains operate on schedule through the 57 km railway tunnel. The scanners are incorporated into technical […]

Editing tools for asset and network data

Schneider Electric has released ArcFM Editor XI, the cornerstone of its ArcFM Solution XI Series of applications focused on streamlining utilities’ design and construction workflow. The application provides increased productivity, data validation, network analysis and enhanced editing tools for both electric and gas GIS editors. It extends the core Esri gas and electric utility network […]

Spatial company celebrates fifth anniversary

Agizo Solutions recently celebrated its five-year anniversary as a consultancy firm in the geomatics and spatial planning industries. The company’s primary focus has been the development and use of science-based solutions that lead to optimal utilisation of space. It aims to facilitate the creation of spaces that result in socially and economically vibrant communities. This […]

Lidar-based security solutions

Quanergy Systems, a provider of 3D lidar sensors and perception software, will be distributing its Q-Guard smart security solutions in South Africa through Duxbury Networking. The complete lidar-based security system for perimeter fence monitoring and intrusion detection enables real-time 3D mapping, object detection, tracking and classification. Simulating a virtual fence, it reinforces perimeter security for […]

High-performance manual total station

Sokkia introduces the latest addition to its iM line of manual total stations designed to provide high performance in an affordable package – the iM-50. Whether operators need an instrument for jobs such as site layout or for as-built surveys, the iM-50 is a solution with high-end performance and functionality. The iM-50 EDM features a […]

Update enhances field-to-office productivity

Version 4.1 of Trimble Business Centre (TBC) office software enables surveyors and geospatial professionals to simplify cadastral, GIS, infrastructure inspection and tunnelling deliverables. The updated software provides integration with Trimble Access 2018 field software to improve field-to-office productivity using new cloud-based data synchronisation and workflow task management capabilities. TBC adds new cadastral capabilities including proportioning, […]