Descartes Systems UK Ltd

SmartCompliance – Saving you time and money in managing your compliance

Thousands of road transport operators across the UK and Europe trust our tachograph analysis software and compliance management solutions to keep them legal and on the road. Join them, and you’ll find that our solutions also save you time, money and headaches. With legislation becoming ever more complex and with penalties for non-compliance that could ruin a business, the real question is: can you afford not to?

Smartanalysis is Descartes’ industry leading tachograph analysis software. It is used to analyse over 1.3 million tachograph records each and every month. Existing Smartanalysis tachograph analysis users can log in to the service here.

Ensure your drivers hold a valid driving licence with our automated online driving licence verification solution – SmartLicence.

Browse our online shop to buy tachograph consumables, digital tachograph download devices, driver card readers, SoloPlus digital tachograph download software and much more. All in-stock goods are despatched the same day and orders of £100 or more benefit from free delivery in the UK.

Create a Smartanalysis tachograph analysis or SmartLicence licence verification account for free or try a FREE 30 day trial of Soloplus digital tachograph download software and discover just how easy to use, flexible and cost-effective they are.

If you need any help our dedicated Service Desk is available on 01249 463355 or email servicedesk@descartes.com

Descartes is the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, connecting the people and technology that move the world. Find out more at www.descartes.com

 

 

Compliance vs. Optimising Efficiency

Compliance management practices can transform the customer experience. Techniques for optimising road transport operations have become critical in meeting the increasing demands of customs and reducing cost.  Optimised route plans and delivery schedules leave no leeway for being pulled over…

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Accidents on Motorways involving foreign HGVs up 14%

Collisions on motorways involving foreign HGVs have increased 14% since 2012 according to statistics from Accident Exchange. The M25 had more foreign HGV accidents than any other road in the UK, hardly surprising given the volume of traffic. It was…

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New DVSA Guide to Load Security

Load security should be of primary concern for all commercial road transport operators. Effective load securing prevents goods from falling onto roads and ensures that the goods arrive undamaged. This new DVSA guide complements the existing Department for Transport (DfT)…

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Haulage firm shut down over drivers’ hours breach

Banned from running haulage firm after failing to give drivers rest breaks to comply with drivers’ hours requirements. Joan Aitken stripped the Operator Licence for Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) for Micro Plant Ltd following an investigation by the Scottish Traffic…

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Suspended prison sentences for breaching tachograph and drivers’ hours regulations

A coach driver admits falsifying tachograph records and was handed out a six-month jail sentence suspended for two years and ordered to pay £500 costs after admitting five breaches of the regulations. A colleague also admitted eight breaches of the…

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Driving without a digital tachograph driver card costs operator almost 3,000 Euros.

An Enniscorthy company was fined 2,500 Euros and ordered to pay costs of 400 Euros excluding VAT for a tachograph offence in 2014 in one of its vehicles. No digital driver card was present in the tachograph when it was…

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“We have used Smartanalysis since 2007 and found it to be the best solution for managing compliance.”
David Seaton MIRTE MSOE MIMI – Fleet Engineer, NFT
NFTNFT uses Smartanalysis Tachograph Analysis Software
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NFT is a market leader in the provision of time critical, chilled logistics services to food and drink manufacturers and grocery retailers.

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“Smartanalysis it is what it says it is ‘Smart’. The system has benefited our company with cost savings across many areas.”
Jon Goodaker, Transport Operations Manager
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Virginia International Logistics is based in Ireland, they have been inexistence since the 1980s, and in that time their fleet has grown to over 80 articulated trucks and 300 trailers.

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