the return of the BlackBerry

The Return of the BlackBerry

An announcement this week sees the return of the BlackBerry name continuing, as the former maker of early mobile phones which included a keyboard and gained the reputation as being an addictive ‘CrackBerry’ has transformed into a technology provider to the truck industry alongside other vehicle makers. Read more

practical cybersecurity needs policy protection

Practical Cybersecurity Needs Policy Protection

When talking about cybersecurity, there is logically significant focus on the technical side, but practical cybersecurity needs policy protection. When discussing standards and accreditations such as AES256, ISO 27001 or SOC2 Type II, these are important and part of what good solution providers should have, but there are other non-technical elements that are a necessary part of cybersecurity. Read more

security problems with data

Security Problems With Data

If you want to open a can of worms, then the best thing to do is ask a question about security problems with data. If you want to run a modern, efficient and productive transport operation, you are going to generate a vast amount of data, prompting the security question, and the can of worms. Read more

the Geotab platform

The Geotab Platform

It is a new name in the Australian telematics market but, in fact, the Geotab platform has been around for over 15 years, and most of that time in Australia, but not under the corporate name. In the past, Geotab equipment was sold by a reseller in this market. The company has now decided to change tack and participate in the market as Geotab Read more

creating massive data flows

Creating Massive Data Flows

The latest developments in the kind of electronics used on board trucks, in warehouses, in scheduling, in delivery and receival, in invoicing, in compliance, in HR and maintenance, are creating massive data flows in and around the freight being transported. Read more

EWDs are like buses

EWDs Are Like Buses

On the evidence of a series of announcements in the last few weeks, it would seem that EWDs are like buses, you wait around for what seems like years for one to come along and then four come one after the other. This month another two electronic work diaries have popped their heads above the parapet and are due to be fully approved.  Read more

more intelligent mass monitoring systems available

More Intelligent Mass Monitoring Systems Available

With the announcement this week by Transport Certification Australia that  Airtec Corporation (Airtec) has obtained type-approval for a smart on-board mass (OBM) system, there are now more intelligent mass monitoring systems available to the trucking industry. Read more