Paragon plans for the Olympics

Dorking, UK: Paragon Software Systems has  updated its free special Planning Pack for companies scheduling deliveries  during the Olympic and Paralympic games.

The mapping update to the route  optimisation software  includes the latest traffic restriction information from  Transport for London (TfL) covering the Olympic Route Network (ORN) and the  Central London Zone (CLZ) and it will also highlight the impact of the various  road-based events.

The updated map and specially developed event  filters enable Paragon users to identify the location of their customers’  delivery points relative to the Olympic-related road restrictions and be kept  fully aware of road closures and other changes that will be in force during the  games.

The filters can be fine-tuned so that users can review their  customers’ delivery points to within 100 metres of the ORN or a road event,  enabling a clear and convenient view of how their deliveries will be impacted.

Many Paragon customers are in the process of planning their transport  strategy for the games.  This includes modelling routes and schedules that  will service the greater demand for consumables (FMCG) and for managing changes  to delivery times, unloading times and delivery frequency.

WORLD NEWS

New controlled environment construction firm launches

Trabuco Canyon, California, USA: Vince Free has set up Freez Construction, a thermal contracting firm. Freez Construction builds “cold storage thermal envelopes within the controlled environment …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Walmart to spend $1.2bn to upgrade logistics in China

Dongguan, China: Walmart has pledged to spend around $1.2bn to build or upgrade more than 10 distribution centres in China over the next 10-20 years. …

READ THE FULL STORY >

OSHA and GCCA renew partnership

Washington, DC, USA: The Global Cold Chain Alliance and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration have renewed their alliance. “We are excited to continue our …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Ceva Logistics plans move into cold chain

Baar, Switzerland: Swiss company Ceva Logistics is planning to develop “value-added sectors such as cold chain logistics”. The move, revealed when the company presented its …

READ THE FULL STORY >

WHAT’S ON

  • Pharma and Biosciences Conference
    The Cool Chain Association Pharma and Biosciences Conference takes place on 23-24 September 2019 in Paris. Contact: www.caasint.com

Latest Tweets

Thank you for the thank you. twitter.com/purplegator/st…

© 2019 Global Cold Chain News | Terms of use | Privacy Policy
Commercial Transport Publishing Limited, registered in England and Wales, Company No: 6453302. Registered Office: 6 Corunna Court, Corunna Road, Warwick CV34 5HQ