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 […]

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 […]

Visualising geographic changes over time

TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS® version 7.4 now includes the ability to create and share GeoPDFs that convey important changes over time for an area of interest, with any type of map or imagery. Users can share these time-series map layers as a universally available GeoPDF, enabling non-GIS users to measure past conditions, assess changes over […]

Market stalls use three-word addressing

Cape Town’s much-loved Lourensford market is now signposting its stalls and pop-ups with three-word addresses to make its visitors’ experience even better. The market has over 70 stalls and pop-ups, delighting visitors from all over Cape Town and further afield. Its signature Friday night Twilight Market has become the local after-work hangout where friends and […]

Mobile app modernises workplace field collection

Boundless released its first mobile application: Boundless Anywhere for iOS and Android. The app aims to extend the Boundless Exchange web application to handheld devices, modernising workplace field data collection. Today’s enterprises demand a streamlined collection workflow – one that integrates efficient mobile technologies to make faster decisions for mapping, analysis, and reporting. The app […]

Savnav adds connection and prediction capabilities

TomTom launched its GO Basic, a sat nav which includes new features such more powerful hardware, updates over WiFi, smartphone notifications, and connection to the user’s personal digital assistant. Also included are Lifetime Maps and Traffic updates, with a three-month trial of TomTom Speed Cameras. The device’s built-in WiFi means that drivers no longer need […]

Boost for IoT adoption in SA

Cisco, Comsol and NIL have announced an agreement to help accelerate the adoption of IoT-enabled devices and networks with applications such as intelligent farming and smart city technologies. With the addition of Cisco gateways utilising LoRa technology, Comsol will be able to accelerate the build out of their low power wide area network (LPWAN) and […]