News for 2018

Descartes presents solutions to the big logistics challenges and opportunities

Last month Descartes Systems UK welcomed 135 logistics professionals to its UK Customer and Partner event. Held at the RAF Museum in London, the agenda for…

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Descartes launches mobile driver vehicle safety checks

From October 2018, Descartes mobile driver vehicle safety checks will be available as part of the SmartCompliance suite. Transport operators of all sizes will be able to…

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Coach firm loses licence for drivers’ hours abuses

A “dangerous” coach firm that operated school runs and carried professional sports teams in Hampshire has had its licence revoked by a traffic commissioner. The firm…

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DVSA’s new search app makes enforcement checks quicker and easier

The DVSA’s frontline enforcement staff have access to a new search app to get all the information they need on a mobile phone or tablet device…

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New rules on drivers’ working conditions are coming

Updated rules from the EU to fight illegal practices in road transport and to help improve drivers’ employment conditions were approved by the Transport Committee in…

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Descartes shows how to supercharge supply chain operations at Multimodal 2018

Descartes  will display its comprehensive range of on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions that drive supply chain operational efficiency and regulatory compliance at Multimodal 2018, which takes place at…

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Devices for tampering with drivers’ hours found in HGVs

Police in Nottinghamshire have found 6 tachograph manipulation devices fitted in HGVs since January 2018. The devices are used to interfere with the recording of drivers’…

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Descartes releases new pre-pay system for Smartanalysis, tachograph analysis software

Save time and money on tachograph analysis with Smartanalysis Pre-Pay.

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Descartes Sponsors True Heroes Racing for 2018 Season

Descartes has announced its sponsorship of True Heroes Racing, a team founded in 2012 as a project to support wounded, injured and sick (WIS) UK Service personnel & Veterans.

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DVSA’s Earned Recognition Pilot starts with 30 organisations

take advantage of Earned Recognition with Smartanalysis.

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HGV driver fell asleep and drove into oncoming traffic on the motorway

Fatigue contributes for up to 20% of motorway accidents. It also increases the severity of an accident, as driver reactions are impaired. You are legally obliged to tell DVLA if you have been diagnosed with OSAS or any sleepiness sufficient to impair driving.

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