Turners Enhances Driver Compliance with Descartes’ SmartCompliance Solutions
LONDON, 2016-04-19 12:45 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announces that one of the United Kingdom’s (UK) largest independent haulage companies, Turners (Soham) Ltd., is using Descartes’ SmartCompliance™ solutions to gain efficiencies and improve driver safety compliance across its road transport operations.
“Driver compliancy and operations efficiency are top priorities for Turners,” said John Burbridge, Group Quality and Compliance Manager at Turners. “The successful use of Descartes’ SmartCompliance solutions has had a significant positive impact on our fleet of more than 1,200 vehicles.”
Since Turners’ initial rollout of Descartes Smartanalysis™ for tachograph analysis, the company has been able to automate and better manage compliance with the UK drivers’ hour and EU working time directive regulations. As a result, infringement levels have been reduced by over 50%. By layering additional complementary solutions like Descartes SmartDownload™ and Descartes SmartLicence™ to meet evolving requirements, Turners has also been able to save hundreds of hours of manual effort per week ensuring their drivers are licensed and in compliance to best serve customers.
The UK is continuing efforts to increase enforcement of drivers' hours, tachograph data and driver licensing legislation to promote road safety and ensure a level competitive landscape between commercial road transport operators. Descartes' SmartCompliance solutions help fleets of all sizes efficiently address these regulations. These solutions include:
- Descartes Smartanalysis - a cloud-based tachograph analysis solution that helps customers, like Turners, meet legal obligations with regard to drivers' hours, working time, and tachograph use;
- Descartes SmartDownload - an automatic remote vehicle download solution that provides ready access to digital tachograph data essential for managing compliance and dealing with issues in a timely fashion; and
- Descartes SmartLicence - an online tool for verifying and managing driver licence details launched in 2015 to address the challenge of the UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency’s abolition of the paper driving licences counterpart.
More solution information is available at http://smartcompliance.descartes.com.
“We’re pleased to help Turners improve compliance, achieve greater operational control, and save time and money across its fleet operations,” said Pol Sweeney, Vice President of UK Sales and Business Management at Descartes. “Thousands of road transport operators across the UK and Europe rely on Descartes’ SmartCompliance solutions to meet evolving legislation affecting commercial fleets and drivers while mitigating the risk of penalties for non-compliance.”
About Turners (Soham) Ltd.
Turners are an independent, privately owned company employing in excess of 2,000 colleagues who are recognised as a key ingredient to the business success and growth. The head office site at Newmarket extends to 40 acres, which includes 500,000 square feet of temperature controlled storage for 80,000 pallets, a division of the refrigerated transport fleet, and PPL, Turners' processing and packing operations.
Turners' business is about delivering cost efficient, innovative, Supply Chain Solutions for transport and warehousing. Sustained and consistent growth has enabled continued investment in Turners' people, technology and equipment to ensure maximum efficiency throughout the group. Turners' award winning partnership approach to contract distribution ensures all parties remain focused on cost control without compromising service levels, meeting and often exceeding client expectations. Delivering cost effective supply chain solutions is a prerequisite for all business units. http://www.turners-distribution.com/.
Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular, cloud-based solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more atwww.descartes.com.
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This release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws ("forward-looking statements") that relate to Descartes' solution offering and potential benefits derived therefrom; and other matters. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the factors and assumptions discussed in the section entitled, "Certain Factors That May Affect Future Results" in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Ontario Securities Commission and other securities commissions across Canada including Descartes most recently filed management’s discussion and analysis. If any such risks actually occur, they could materially adversely affect our business, financial condition or results of operations. In that case, the trading price of our common shares could decline, perhaps materially. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Forward-looking statements are provided for the purpose of providing information about management’s current expectations and plans relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. We do not undertake or accept any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in our expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based, except as required by law.
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