Technology

We pride ourselves on using the very best available Truck and Trailer tracking technology available from the manufacturers like Volvo Dynafleet and ThermoKing TKTracking so our customers have peace of mind and transparent access to our fleet and to their load and we can monitor our customers temperature requirement through every minute of their journey wherever they may be.

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Tracking & Fleet Management

A tracking device has been installed in all trucks. This device acts a “Black box” cointaining a wealth of information about the journey of the truck and it’s exact location etc. Using GPS and GPRS technology, vehicles can be tracked via the internet, day or night from anywhere in the world! Trucks and deliveries can be located at the touch of a button. This system enables us to provide accruate and preceise delivery times. We can monitor driver hours and download driver hours remotely to help us meet our compliance requirements.

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Temperature Tracking

All our refridgerated trailers are fitted with state of the art thermo king trackings systems. GPS and GPRS technology is used and linked with the refridgeration unit’s micro processor controller. We can monitor the temperature of your goods at any time and have the ability to interact with the cooling unit via remote control at our back office. We provide temperature alerts for any goods that go out of range and we compliment this with our 24hr temperature control tower that monitors the temperature of our loads. This enables real-time information about the trailor to be available i.e. location and status, and provides peace of mine for all our customers that we can look after your goods.
Temperature Controlled fridges are fitted with an external VDU which can be seen by the driver in the wing mirror. This enables the driver to constantly monitor the fridge temperatures whilst driving to take necessary action if any deviations are noticed.

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SECURITY

All our trucks and trailer boast the high standard of security locks designed to keep your goods safely on board and intact. Each trailer is fitted with an incased locking system while each truck is issue with a lock and key system that is unique to Dixon International.

All new trucks from 151 onwards are fitted with state of the art CCTV cameras in the truck cabins which gives and records 180° footage from the cabins point of view. All footage can be downloaded which aids in investigation of any incidents or accidents and also helps us monitor safe driving from our drivers to protect other road users and the goods that we are carrying.