Tag Archives: New Zealand

Location Based Shorts Ep 16 A FREE Route Optimisation trial for New Zealand deliveries, sales and service companies

Have you noticed that traffic in New Zealand cities seems to be worse at Level 1 of the COVID19 lockdown than it was even before the pandemic hit? Are you in the distribution, freight or service industries? Or perhaps you … Continue reading

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The Blockbuster Effect

I was listening to the Zig Ziglar Show on the way home tonight Episode 481 with Mark Sanborn and had to pause when I heard the following statement which resonated so much with previous blogs I have written on the … Continue reading

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Condition One unveils rugged ‘Bison’ rig for outdoor VR documentaries

Digital Photography Review: All the latest digital camera reviews and digital imaging news. Lively discussion forums. Vast samples galleries and the largest database of digital camera specifications. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dpreview.com Whenever there is a new innovative technology, the … Continue reading

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Platoons of autonomous trucks took a road trip across Europe

Six vehicle manufacturers just proved that self-driving trucks are perfectly capable of driving across a whole continent. These companies, including Volvo an Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.engadget.com I have to say I am really impressed. Listening to one of the … Continue reading

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American Panorama is a series of interactive maps that let’s you explore American history.

a wealth of uses for this American Panorama is a series of interactive maps that lets you explore American history. Sourced through Scoop.it from: linkis.com In an age when mass migration has grown to epic proportions, the ability to see … Continue reading

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Amateur archaeologists are finding lost Roman roads using lasers

“Latest News – NEW ROAD DISCOVERED,” reads David Ratledge’s page on the Roman Roads Research Association. “After only 45 years of searching, I have at long last found the Roman Road from Ribchester to Lancaster!” Ratledge, an amateur archaeologist, has indeed … Continue reading

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Follow that turkey! GPS provides a new view into the secret lives of wild gobblers.

GPS tracking is giving us a revealing peek into wild turkeys’ sex lives, defense mechanisms, and more. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.onearth.org Happy Thanksgiving. I tucked into a little turkey a couple of nights ago although we don’t actually celebrate … Continue reading

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An Inside Look at How Big Data Is Changing Fleet Management – Smart Data Collective

While you don’t hear a whole lot about it outside of the industry, big data has fundamentally and systematically changed the trucking industry forever. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.smartdatacollective.com I had the privilege of speaking on a panel of experts … Continue reading

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Google Maps can now tell you if it’s worth installing solar panels on your roof | The Verge

Google wants to help you harness the power of the sun. A new service called Project Sunroof aims to provide a “treasure map” of solar energy with the help of Google Maps. Sunroof gives homeowners… Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theverge.comContinue reading

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How technology adds value to freight services – Lloyd’s Loading List

RT @PalletwaysUK: It is evident to us that technology adds value to freight services. Read more on @lloydsloading http://t.co/uYXFWIgcCW #s… Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.lloydsloadinglist.com When I first read this,I thought, “but we’ve been doing this for years”. The reality … Continue reading

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