17Jun 2011

Sydney Australia – The organisers of Smart Conference in Sydney have made available presentation and audio recording of the conference session where Westfield describe the business case, approach, and benefits of implementing Descartes Dock Appointments. In this video and audio presentation you can hear Reggie Probst, Senior Security Manager for Westfield, explain the full context […]

06May 2011

Today Bestrane Group has launched a service to plan newspaper home deliveries on behalf of newspaper distributors. Working closely with selected newsagents, Bestrane has used RouteSmart for ArcGIS to develop a service where distributors of newspapers to residential homes can submit their list of subscribers to Bestrane, and receive back driving/walking/cycling routes.

07Oct 2010

Today at the Descartes Global User Group Conference, Bestrane was recognised with an Excellence and Achievement award. This award, presented by Ed Ryan, Executive VP of Global Field Operations, recognises the achievements made by Bestrane to extend the reach of Descartes solutions in to new industry segments by adding mobility applications, such as Bestrane MobileDock to […]

01Sep 2010

Use of mobile technology in Supply Chain has seen rapid growth in the past five years. Today, many organisations are exploring wireless solutions or methods of gaining greater value from existing wireless infrastructure.  The addition and integration of wireless to specialised “back end” Supply Chain software packages such as Route Scheduling and Execution or Dock […]

21Jul 2010

The Bestrane Group announces that it has successfully integrated NAVTEQ Transport™ to the Route Planner application from Descartesto generate optimised routes that respect Australian roads with specic transportation restrictions. With this successful integration, GPS applications can now factor the unique transportation restrictions that are placed on Australia’s road network as a result of Mass Management, […]

04Mar 2010

Organisations and service providers offering distribution operations are faced with an increasingly competitive marketplace. In an environment constantly challenged by customer demands, driver shortages, and adverse economic conditions caused by everything from the Global Financial Crisis, volatile fuel prices to inconsistent and constantly changing legislation.