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Automated processing also enables a business to optimise delivery at scale. Image credit: Marcinjozwiak | Pixabay

Reducing fleet inefficiencies and costs

Since a company’s fleet can be the second largest expense for a business, after people, proactive fleet management should be a key consideration. Organisations that have used stolen vehicle recovery tracking services for their fleet vehicles for years, understand the additional value these tracking services can provide. Vehicle telematics has evolved from simple tracking devices to smart devices, which supply companies with a staggering amount of data that can be used to gain insights and proactively manage their fleet.Read More »Reducing fleet inefficiencies and costs

Phase change materials have shown to provide solutions across many sectors of refrigeration. Image credit: USGS | Unsplash

The expansion of refrigeration applications of thermal energy storage and PCMs

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Numerous papers presented during these conferences show that phase change materials (PCMs) and more generally thermal energy storage (TES) systems have significant benefits in a wide range of refrigeration applications. During this conference, promising results were stressed in several areas.Read More »The expansion of refrigeration applications of thermal energy storage and PCMs

Covid variants develop differently between communities with high vaccination rates versus ones with low vaccination rates. Iamge credit: Gerd Altmann | Pixabay

Omicron could cause milder illness – is this how Covid becomes endemic?

These are very early days in terms of our understanding the Omicron variant. What is known is that it has a large number of mutations, particularly in the spike protein and it appears to be rapidly spreading in specific parts of the world. Very early indications from Africa suggest it does not cause particularly severe disease (though the World Health Organisation has urged caution given the limited data available).Read More »Omicron could cause milder illness – is this how Covid becomes endemic?