Skip to content

Telematics Case Study Zufall logistics group

Parallel into the future

The Situation

The Zufall logistics group, based in Göttingen, has nine locations that handle more than 4.6 million shipments a year. The transport service provider has been working with TIS GmbH from Bocholt since 2001.

The company wants to constantly develop the information technology in use further. This is especially true for the transport management system (TMS) and the connected telematics solution.

The Task

For the modernization, among other things, the mobile order management will gradually be converted from a Windows-based to a hardware-independent solution with ScanPal EDA50 devices from Honeywell (Android, HTML5 browser). The software for the mobile devices again is provided b the TIS GmbH, in the form of an Android app.

YouTube

Mit dem Laden des Videos akzeptieren Sie die Datenschutzerklärung von YouTube.
Mehr erfahren

Video laden

The Project Implementation

An important prerequisite is that the new and old solution can run without any problems in parallel operation. After all, around 300 local traffic drivers randomly have mobile data terminals that are exchanged at different times as part of fixed scheduled depreciation cycles. Thus, in the first step after the conversion in the spring of 2017, "only" 120 devices with the Android app were purchased from TIS.
Parallel operation is ensured by the server services offered in the TIS computing center, which are grouped under the name TISLOG Office. Office acts as an online interface for the telematics data from the mobile devices.

The modular system of TIS GmbH makes it easy to put together the services that are needed individually. At Zufall, this includes, for example, a translation tool with which the messages sent by the dispatching arrive in the respective native language of the driver.
The compact Scanpal EDA50 handhelds were selected by a small group of drivers in a field test. The device fits in any pocket and the large 5-inch touch screen with Corning Gorilla glass is easy to read even in difficult lighting conditions.

The Advantages

hardware-independent documentation of pickup and delivery
optimized workflows through integration of individual services
dates and delays in overview with TISLOG office
direct availability of order information and documents

Conclusion

Since the system transition in the spring of 2017, the processes in local traffic have improved significantly at Zufall. In the current year, the owner-managed company will replace another 50 of the old devices with the new Honeywell ScanPal EDA50. In 2019, the entire public transport fleet is planned to be switched to Android. For Adrian Kehr this is just another milestone on the way to further optimization.

Downloads for this Case Study

Case Study Zufall

Case study Zufall logistics group (document prints color-saving)

Size

282 KB

Download

More Case Studies

TIS Press Release September 2020

Leopold Schäfer GmbH switches to TIS

CargoLine partner is initially introducing TISLOG in local transport. Long-distance traffic is to follow. The previous scanners will be replaced step by step as required.

READ MORE ...

Telematics boxes from TIS

Telematics boxes are robust hardware accessories for transferring data from a container, swap body or from the truck. The information collected in this way can be used for statistics and process automation.

READ MORE ...

TISLOG Logistics Software Features

The “Driver Mail” module is available in our TISLOG logistics software for fast and direct communication. The tool not only reduces phone calls and enables you to take and send photos directly with the message to the drivers. Thanks to the numerous configuration options in TISLOG, the module can also be precisely adapted to your needs.

READ MORE ...

TIS Press Release July 2020

Telematics: Martin Baur GmbH switches to TIS

Martin Baur GmbH, part of the CTL general cargo network, will simplify its local and long-distance transport processes and warehouse handling with the TISLOG telematics solution from TIS

READ MORE ...

TIS Newsletter July 2020

In this issue wewill explain the advantages of our driver app for mobile order management and introduce the statistics function in TISLOG …

READ MORE ...

TISLOG Logistics Software

TISLOG logistics software for road, warehouse and the office integrates the mobile workforce seamlessly into your IT infrastructure.
Simplified, faster logistics processes and reduced error rates optimize service quality - for satisfied customers.

TISWARE Hard- & Software

TIS offers selected devices that simplify, accelerate and optimize your workflow.

All mobile devices from our portfolio are ideally suited for use in the demanding everyday environment of the logistics industry.

TISPLUS Accessories

Always one step ahead:

In order to increase the efficiency of your processes under the name TISPLUS the TIS specialists develop a range of tools and services that relieve your employees and support you in your daily logistics business.

Logistics Consulting

From the first needs analysis to continuous support: We analyze your processes, group components for an optimal fit - or develop new ones - accompany you in the implementation and support you, even once our logistics solutions are in permanent use.