Record sales for PODStar EPOD system

Record sales for PODStar EPOD system

04 December 2018

Touchstar, a developer of intelligent real-time EPOD solutions, and a member of the Touchstar PLC group of companies, has enjoyed a year of major accomplishments within the current financial period. In its 2018 fiscal year, PodStar has exceeded its customer, revenue, company and product goals. Read More >>

What does Brexit mean for the logistics industry?

What does Brexit mean for the logistics industry?

26 July 2018

It’s been over two years since the vote on Brexit, yet many still remain divided over the best plan to take UK forward following its scheduled departure from the European Union on March 29, 2019. In the logistics sector, just as among the general public, opinion is split. But one thing for sure is that there will be an enormous effect for logistics players on both sides of the English Channel no matter the final deal. Read More >>

Why are rugged devices essential in manufacturing

Why are rugged devices essential in manufacturing

30 April 2018

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3 ways that smart tech enables smarter selling

3 ways that smart tech enables smarter selling

26 February 2018

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How can technology help your crew hit sales target

How can technology help your crew hit sales target

12 February 2018

Your crew plays a fundamental role in providing the competitive edge that helps you stand out amongst your rivals. Over the years, technology has revolutionised the way that crew achieve this objective. But the very latest on-board technology goes further still, equipping crew members with the tools that will enable them to do their jobs even better.  Read More >>

Patrick Clark Interviewed by Leading Magazine

Patrick Clark Interviewed by Leading Magazine

12 September 2017

Patrick Clark, General Manager of TouchStar's OnBoard division, was recently interviewed by Henry Canaday, a journalist with 'Low-Fare & Regional Airlines' magazine. Read More >>

How Big Data Is Helping Airlines Personalise

How Big Data Is Helping Airlines Personalise

26 June 2017

Traditional retailers generate and capture a massive amount of data—most notably, customer transaction histories that can reveal detailed product interest along with promotional and marketing response rates.The emergence of big data, low cost storage and advanced analytical tools means that airlines can now capture even greater value from such information, provided they know how to analyse and interpret it. Read More >>

The evolution of logistics

The evolution of logistics

22 June 2017

As consumers and businesses evolve, so too must the logistics industry that supports them; the sector may have existed for centuries, but it has always transformed to keep up with its users’ needs and expectations. This article runs through some of the major steps forward the industry has taken.  Read More >>

The Consequences of Fuel Contamination

The Consequences of Fuel Contamination

30 May 2017

Fuel contamination within a large commercial tanker can be costly error, reducing the quality of the product and damaging a business reputation. New technology systems such as the Electronic Proof of Delivery system can reduce the risk of contamination by logging movement of produce at all times.  Read More >>

Maximise OnBoard Connectivity To Increase Revenue

Maximise OnBoard Connectivity To Increase Revenue

29 May 2017

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Cloud Systems To Revolutionise OnBoard Retail

Cloud Systems To Revolutionise OnBoard Retail

01 May 2017

Managing the logistics of an on board operation can be a complex task. By optimising these processes, airlines are in a position to focus on delivering a ‘best in class’ passenger experience. For airlines, the ability to create the service that will make this difference is all about technology. Matching industry expectations with the correct systems is fundamental in delivering competitive advantage. Read More >>

TouchStar CEO discusses direction of OnBoard div.

TouchStar CEO discusses direction of OnBoard div.

18 April 2017

Mark Hardy, CEO TouchStar Technologies discusses the recent history and future direction of the OnBoard Retail division Read More >>

Your warehouse management... anywhere in the world

Your warehouse management… anywhere in the world

07 April 2017

As a hub of sales, returns and supplies, your warehouse is a vital part of your business. Managing it effectively, though, is no easy feat but innovative new technologies are helping to run warehouses confidently from any location, whether it’s a neighbouring building or a city on the other side of the world.  Read More >>

Is Your Vehicle Compliant?

Is Your Vehicle Compliant?

03 April 2017

Fuel tankers are large delivery vehicles carrying dangerous materials and so require a high-level of care to ensure that they are working to optimum standard. The law requires drivers of such vehicles to carry out daily walkaround checks, inspecting various aspects of the vehicle to ensure everything is working as it should be. This daily walkaround check must be recorded, a task which is often seen as onerous and filled with paperwork. Frequently, issues arise with regards to poor handwriting preventing some of the information being read or paperwork getting lost or damaged in the cab. As such, companies are looking to new technology to find ways to improve this process.  Read More >>

How Personalisation Can Create Passenger Loyalty

How Personalisation Can Create Passenger Loyalty

03 April 2017

At TouchStar Onboard Retail, the airline passenger is at the heart of our industry. We recognise that by providing an optimised service, Airlines have the ability to exceed expectations to create that all important passenger loyalty. At TouchStar, our focus is on that of the modern airline passenger, those that demands fast, reliable and personalised service. Most importantly, what systems we can put in place to support and exceed those expectations. Read More >>

How to manage seasonal demands

How to manage seasonal demands

14 March 2017

Stock is something today’s retail, supply and manufacturing businesses must manage effectively – products can only be sold if they’re available, but storing everything all year round can be a major waste of valuable space. Technology can assist with understanding when demand peaks and what you have in your warehouse.  Read More >>

Why Your Warehouse Is More Important Than You Think

Why Your Warehouse Is More Important Than You Think

03 March 2017

While many people view their warehouse as simply a storage space, effective management can provide huge business benefits. Using the latest technology available from Touchstar, such as robust mobile computers, rugged barcode scanners and computer software, can ensure that companies can get the most from the space they have.  Read More >>

Confidence Grows in UK Logistics

Confidence Grows in UK Logistics

10 February 2017

A recent report looking at the logistics sector in the UK has shown a slight rise in confidence among businesses. Following four successive reports of a fall in confidence levels, this rise is seen as significant, although the level still remains lower than the highs of 2014 and 2015. Read More >>