Titan Travel gets vehicle tracking system
Independent tour operator Titan Travel has enhanced its customer service by using a vehicle tracking and control system. Tardis Mobile installed the Ram Mobile Data Network system in a deal worth in the region of £400,000. Each vehicle has a mobile control unit with a radio and GPS tracking. This connects to a PC-based system that has mapping to street level.
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Sema supplies online stockbroking
Sema Group has installed its Broker On-Line system for Fortuneo, a new online financial services company based in France. The system, worth more than Ffr5m (£450,000), allows Fortuneo to directly manage the full range of activities involved in the stockbroking process, including direct share dealing.
Siemens to run Seeboard helpdesk
Gas and electricity supplier Seeboard has signed a £3.6m outsourcing contract with Siemens Communications. Under the three-year agreement, Siemens will operate the Seeboard helpdesk, manage its voice and wide area network, and provide on-site installation and maintenance services and other project management services.
SquareSum manages Bath students
Bath Spa College has spent £250,000 on management information systems based on a financial accounting package from SquareSum. Dubbed Dream, the package runs on SQL Server and Oracle. It will be linked to the college's pay and personnel package and a student records system that manages the records of 4,000 students.
Wedgwood buys Remoteware
Fine bone china manufacturer Wedgwood has bought XcellNet's Remoteware software to centralise communications across its retail outlets. The £150,000 system performs retail polling and management for remote PCs and point-of-sale devices. Wedgwood hopes the system will enable mobile workers to be able to push and pull sales information to and from its head office.