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Meeting the needs of transport and logistics companies

Time, accuracy and reliability are all vital factors of an effective transport and logistics operation. We provide everything you need to streamline your operations. This includes both bespoke and off-the-shelf software; a wide selection of mobile hardware; a wireless infrastructure; and managed services.

With Spirit’s mobile enterprise solutions, transport and logistics companies can save time by streamlining routes and deliveries; save trouble by tracking shipments and proof of delivery; and save money by managing drivers and their time more effectively.

Software

We offer a selection of powerful software apps, based on our flagship platform, Mobile Connect™. Our electronic proof of delivery (ePoD) app can prove very useful for tracking and tracing orders from the warehouse right through to the point of delivery. Our Field Service app ensures that the right tasks are carried out in the right order or that the right product gets to the right place on time.

Our Inspections app is ideal for increasing the speed and accuracy of your system for recording quality assurance inspections, by automating many processes and ensuring that all of your inspectors are using the same system.

Another notable software app is SOTI’s MobiControl, the UK’s leading EMM platform. This will enable you to control and manage all of your mobile devices remotely, so that you can optimise their effectiveness and the return on your investment.

The right hardware

We can source a wide variety of rugged handheld solutions from leading manufacturers such as Zebra, Getac, Honeywell, Xplore, M3 and Datalogic. We can supply devices such as mobile computers, linear imagers, barcode scanners, personal digital assistants (PDAs), tablets, smartphones and mobile printers. Because these devices are rugged, they are ideal for the demanding environments often encountered by transport and logistics companies.

With our voice technology offerings, we can also boost the efficiency of your inspection and maintenance activities by providing a hands-free environment, which will enable your operators to automatically record their observations as they look around.

The right infrastructure

We have a wide range of wireless infrastructure services and can offer you expert advice on deployment, management and support.

Our services include a detailed radio frequency (RF) site survey, and our team of qualified engineers will carry out the installation. We can also carry out health checks that will pre-empt any degradation in the performance of your wireless Local Area Network (WLAN).

Finally, we provide various options for managing, maintaining and supporting your wireless infrastructure.

The right support

Spirit’s Managed Services provide you with all the support you need for your mobile enterprise. They provide:

• A choice of support packages, tailored to meet your specific needs.
• A highly-personalised service offering, designed to give you peace of mind.
• Access to our highly-trained mobility experts, along with quarterly service reviews.

You can find more details of our Managed Services here.

Key features

• A managed helpdesk
• Guaranteed SLAs
• Consultancy and project management
• Business continuity and disaster recovery
• Infrastructure services
• Provisioning
• Data storage
• Repair programmes and buffer stock management
• Training services
• Solution review
• End-of-life management

Putting it into practice

We have a range of case studies related to Transport & Logistics, to see the full list of case studies please click here.

Spirit has supplied Biffa Waste Services with mobile devices for use in its fleet of some 1,200 waste collection trucks. Read the Case Study.

JJ Food Service has used Spirit’s help to make considerable savings by increasing the effectiveness of how it loads and routes its vehicles, and through better stock control. Read the Case Study.

Nature Delivered, the company behind ‘Graze’ healthy snack boxes, has a large logistics operation and sourced a range of different barcode scanners from Spirit. These have made life much easier for the company’s operators and have speeded up their operations. Read the Case Study.

Biffa

Find out more and request a demo

We offer a no-obligation demonstration of our ePoD technology – just complete our demo request form and we will get back to you. To find out more about our ePoD product offering, click here.

Why not give us a call on 01928 718800 to discuss your particular needs?