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The Road Less Travelled

This article is a special report published in Waste Disposal and Water Management in Australia – October / November 2009 Business sustainability depends on gaining the edge on your competitors through greater productivity, reduced costs and increased operational efficiency (of staff and vehicles) while at the same time increasing customer service and satisfaction. With the [...]

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By | May 7th, 2015|

Business Challenges in Liquid Waste Logistics

This article is a special report published in Waste Disposal and Water Management in Australia – April / May 2010 Liquid waste from collection and transport through to treatment is one of the most hazardous sectors of the waste industry and has its own unique business process peculiarities and precautionary practices for safety of staff. [...]

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By | May 7th, 2015|

Identity Theft From Your Garbage

In an era where identity theft is on the rise, an investigation in Sydney in January 2013, commissioned by (NAID-ANZ the National Association for Information Destruction – ANZ), found that a high percentage of companies had confidential personal identification information easily, publicly accessible from rubbish bins on a random sample of businesses inspected: 40% of [...]

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By | May 7th, 2015|

Smart Service Management System Apps

At a recent software CEO briefing conference I was invited to attended in Macau, Progress Software presented a perceptive summary of what industry analysts see as the new key imperatives for next-generation business applications: Cloud, mobile and hybrid apps will dominate focus over the next 3 to 5 years Modern applications arenow taking a mobile-FIRST approach Location aware systems will emerge to consume [...]

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By | May 8th, 2015|

Business Process Management (BPM)

In today’s economic climate, companies demand higher productivity, better cost control, and improved risk management to cope with frequent market changes and increasing competitive pressure. To deliver continuous business improvement and operational excellence, companies need to focus on their processes and manage them well. Download full article here  

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By | May 8th, 2015|

Paper Less Systems

People are moving in droves onto web systems for considerable savings as new Software as a Service (SaaS) systems move into mainstream and office processing areas. Many legacy systems that were installed under the auspices of Y2K (pre-2000) are now more than 10 years old (last century legacy applications) and are now over-due for serious [...]

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By | May 8th, 2015|

Press Release – Local Government Focus – March, 2012

Integration of GPS vehicle tracking data, onboard mapping and more powerful mobile devices in vehicles enables nearest bin to arm-lift locations to be automatically ticked-off on driver’s on-screen maps. Truck data capture devices can also log run start/end-time, time-in/out of tip or run area boundaries. Onboard GPS systems can also record driver stationary time (fatigue breaks) [...]

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By | May 8th, 2015|

Man eating one arm waste truck or simply good truck hygiene

While the picture here looks like a truck swallowing its cleaner, this is from Townsville where they’ve recently had lots of flooding from un-seasonally heavy rains, so all efforts are made to improve truck hygiene while reducing any ponding-water and minimise risk of attracting “the big mozzie” during a dengue virus outbreak in this tropical [...]

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By | May 8th, 2015|

A New Twist On Source Separation

EnviroWaste Services Limited (ESL) in Auckland, New Zealand, has recently completed the startup of an innovative new kerbside recycling services system for Wellington and Dunedin councils. This involved the design of new specialised at-the-kerbside glass sorting vehicle systems on Low Entry Vehicles (LEV) to maximize efficiency and operator safetyand included new onboard Mobile Data Terminals [...]

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By | May 8th, 2015|

The IT Revolution: Gadgets for Garbos

Today we are experiencing an absolutely phenomenal revolution in the Information Technology industry with the rapid adoption of: cloud computing, tablet technology, smart phones, and mature mobile apps New statistics from the Australian Communications & Media Authority, as quoted in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) claim a total of 30.2 million mobile services in Australia [...]

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By | May 8th, 2015|