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News and opinions from the FlowVRP team

How Will Smart Contracts Change the Logistics Industry?

What is a Smart Contract?

We are all familiar with how a regular contract works. The last time you bought a new phone, you likely signed a contract to agree the sale with the seller.

A smart contract is essentially the same concept, where one party agrees to sell a product or a service and the other agrees to buy it. However with a smart contract, the code and agreements are stored in a decentralised and immutable blockchain network.

Why Your Office Administrator Struggles to Optimise Fleet Routes

Your office administrator might be tackling one of the hardest mathematical problems known to man. I hope they have their PhD ready…

Is Your Lack of Fleet Optimisation Software Costing You Tenders?

Tender applications can be a tricky business.

They are a minefield of CPV (Common Procurement Vocabulary) codes and prerequisite forms. Complex in nature, they can take days to complete. To top it off, you are often bidding against many other companies.

Navigating the City Streets using Zero Emission Cargo Bikes

A cargo bike delivery company called ZMOVE, the first of its kind in the North East of England, is looking at ways to navigate the city streets. The company, situated in Grainger Park Road in Newcastle, specialises in zero emission inter-city deliveries around the region.

The King Brothers

A brief journey to FlowVRP

I’ve been a software engineer for over 20 years. I’ve worked with some fantastic companies. Silicon-Valley startups have taught me a lot, but Lucion Services has been the most influencial for FlowVRP.

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