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6 Ways GPS Fleet Tracking Can Improve Your Bottom Line

Posted by Komal Rajpal on Jun 22, 2017 11:55:23 AM

Whether you own a trucking business or run one, there are some alphabetic combinations that are top of mind — for example, ROI, EBIDTA and P/L. You’re on the lookout for ways to make positive cash flow more positive. In that light, adding GPS fleet tracking to your vehicles can be a powerful tool.

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The Connected Car and its impact on Fleet Management

Posted by Mohammad Saifullah on Jun 20, 2017 3:17:44 PM

Technology is disrupting the trucking industry in a way we have never seen before. As automakers continue to innovate and define the future of the connected car and autonomous vehicles, the commercial transportation industry is taking note, and fleet managers are adjusting the way they oversee their vehicles and drivers.

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A Day in the Life of a Restrata Combat Trainer

Posted by Stephen Robinson on Jun 15, 2017 3:20:05 PM

As dawn brakes over our life support area, I am awakened not by a nice tune emitting from my alarm clock but the distant sounds of Gunfire and the low thud of I.E.D`s.

Over the last month, Restrata has been actively working to support the UNHCR in Yemen, Somalia, Burundi, and in the last few weeks, Erbil, to name just a few.

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When will Driverless Trucks be Part of your Fleet?

Posted by Mohammad Saifullah on Jun 11, 2017 5:32:08 PM

Throughout human civilisation there’s been a need to transport freight. This has evolved over time as new technologies were introduced and widely adopted.

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The Changing Economy of Attacks

Posted by Gareth Ayto on Jun 7, 2017 9:21:02 AM

The atrocities in the UK over recent weeks show that soft-target attacks have become a strategic mainstay for ISIS-inspired terrorists. These have followed a growing list of other attacks targeting mainland Europe, employing mobile attackers armed with firearms or knives, or turning a vehicle into a weapon.

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How can working at height incidents be reduced in the UAE?

Posted by Komal Rajpal on Apr 6, 2017 4:14:23 PM

Health and Safety continues to be a top priority for businesses in the UAE, particularly those in the construction industry. Within the Health and Safety remit falls working safely at heights, a particularly relevant topic in a region known for it's love of skyscrapers and an ever changing skyline.

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3 steps to delivering better Travel Risk Management

Posted by Craig Menzies on Apr 5, 2017 5:30:55 PM

Duty of Care is a key responsibility of any organisation, and the importance is growing, with governments around the globe implementing legislation to ensure staff are kept safe, and of course the increased risks of incidents. Terrorist attacks are occurring more often, and political instability is rife in many emerging markets that are a focus for many businesses, however it is more likely that a traveller will be a victim of petty crime such as being robbed or be involved in a car or transportation accident than the victim of a terrorist attack.

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How does Physical Security impact Cyber Security?

Posted by Ian Todd on Apr 5, 2017 4:55:02 PM

In this day and age, it is not possible to talk about the security of your business without talking about cyber security. Every company depends on technology and the cyberspace to some degree so it is important to take cyber security into account. Security means making sure that hackers cannot remotely access your network or tamper with your company’s cyber protocols. However, there are several different ways your network can be accessed, and company or personal computers can be used more easily to compromise your security measures. 

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Top 5 Employee Travel Risks

Posted by Gareth Ayto on Mar 27, 2017 11:28:49 AM

The Global Business Travel Association projected a 3.5 percent increase in 2017 on corporate travel spend, indicating that staff will continue to take on overseas assignments or travel abroad for short business trips, and with governments around the globe implementing legislation to ensure that workers outside of the office are protected, organisations require a cost effective and easily deployable solution to manage employee travel risks, from tracking and emergency alarms, to full incident response and management.

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What is a Safe City?

Posted by Ian Todd on Mar 16, 2017 3:11:33 PM

The Safe City is a concept for returning security, safety and quality of life to today’s complex cities and infrastructure developments through the use of technology, personnel and processes. It can successfully be applied to all physical situations where people require a safe and comfortable environment.

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