Latest news & insights of NIC-place

Food retailer monitors temperature-controlled transports with NIC-place

Logistics solution automates the quality monitoring as well as the seamless documentation of Europe-wide subcontractor transports. 

Food transports are strictly regulated by EU regulations in order to guarantee the quality of the products. Temperature-controlled transports are particularly critical and therefore require intensive monitoring and documentation processes. In addition,...

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NIC-place goes USA

After having surveyed the market and assessed the potentials, NIC-place has begun its new adventure in the USA, Canada and Mexico markets.

With customers ranging from existing business relations with European companies also operating in North America to the acquisition of new, temperature sensitive and pharmaceutical oriented transport companies, NIC-place has successfully started its quest for market...

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Blog: 7 habits to stay digitally safe… if that is possible

It is important to reconsider own data sharing topics before visibility platforms are used in an uncontrolled manner.

While changing the logistics world more digital, a shift in absolutely needed tools for daily business arises. Especially for carrier and LSPs it becomes important to protect their network and to stay ready for data sharing at the same time. The following topics and questions should be kept in mind to successfully introduce...

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Blog: NIC-place interface to Sixfold enables controlled data sharing for carriers

Users of the logistics solution NIC-place can share their data with their customers via Sixfold/Transporeon and determine which sensor information is included. 

The growing digital requirements in the logistics world being driven by the shipping industry cannot be stopped. And it shouldn’t, because all players in the supply chain can benefit from the resulting logistical...

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Mineral Oil Producer trusts in NIC-place for monitoring its transports on rail

Using the logistics solution allows automated train monitoring and comprehensive analyses to optimize fleet efficiency. 

The transportation of mineral oil and chemical products often happens on rail due to the large volumes. Telematics data of the active wagons serve as a reliable tool to obtain positions or temperatures in real time and to be able to react immediately...

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Pharma logistics specialist relies on NIC-place to ensure its compliance across the supply chain

Using the logistics solution simplifies digital partner management and automates the quality monitoring of subcontractor transports. 

When transporting sensitive and high-value pharmaceutical products, quality and safety are essential to ensure compliance and to minimize the transport risks with associated dangers of contamination or theft...

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Logistics solution launches Tourdriver app for tracking of assets without telematics

By using the new Tourdriver app, GPS data for transports can be easily provided – without registration and without permanently installed hardware.

Kempten, 4th August 2020 – NIC-place, the logistics solution with secure data handling tools for digital cooperation with partners in the supply chain and expert in the integration of telematics data,...

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3-in-1 logistics solution with carrier focus provides maximum supply chain visibility

NIC-place is divided into three essential service pillars that optimize transportation, logistics processes and fleet efficiency within the company.

NIC-place provides software solutions to the transport and logistics industry in full alignment with today’s transportation visibility requirements. A distinction can be made between three basic functionalities...

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Data Sharing Insights Part 3: Task-related data requests by data subscriber

The large and often varying number of customer orders, traffic situations, repair times and breakdowns often effect the availability of assets of transport companies. Everyday logistics is therefore also characterized by transports that cannot be planned 100 percent in advance. This is particularly true when it comes to the question of which asset will carry out a pending transport order. The fact that despite the most secure ...

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Data Sharing Insights Part 2: Controlled data sharing by the data provider

Data has become one of the most important values today. Because data is the basis for important insights, documentations and resulting decisions. This of course also applies to transport and logistics processes. For this reason, transport companies as data providers understandably often react sensitively to whether,...

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Data Sharing Insights Part 1: An overview of methods of data exchange

Digital collaboration along the supply chain. Sharing telematics data with customers during transport. Data as a basis for more effectiveness and efficiency in the company. This all sounds absolutely conclusive, but unfortunately the practice is far more complex. Supposedly simple remedies are provided by open...

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Blog: The forgotten Carrier concerns by Søren Danielsen

The actual enablers of digitalized transport visibility

When reading all the reports from the world of logistics experts, the focus seems to only be on the economic benefits the industrial companies achieve from the improved supply chain visibility. It seems that a very important component has been forgotten –the carriers and their...

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Controlled data sharing with NIC-place

The new Data Control Center (DCC) tool from NIC-place provides a secure and completely new way of sharing data in the transport and logistics industry.

With the DCC, companies can digitally control data sharing processes without disclosing their own network of subcontractors. Due to the increasing amount of digitalization in...

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Blog: The critical look at the platform trend by Søren Danielsen

The arise of the open tracking platforms

The first integration platforms emerged around 2010. At that time they were the result of single customers that needed a very simple overview of the subcontracted fleet they were using to do transport with. The daily challenge of calling a carrier to hear if he had delivered as...

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Søren Danielsen joins NIC-place

The experienced logistics and digitalization specialist leaves GateHouse/Project44 to take on a new approach on using telematics data for business processes

From June 1st 2019, Danielsen officially takes over his new field of activities at NIC-place. He will work for the open 360° Logistics platform as Business Development Manager. In his 8 years at GateHouse/Project44, he has already...

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360° Data perspective: NIC-place presents the integrated logistics approach for carriers and shippers at the transport logistic trade fair 2019

– 4th to 7th June 2019 (Hall A3, Booth 125)

Thanks to the 360° data perspective of the open logistics platform NIC-place, both carriers and shippers benefit from comprehensive monitoring and analysis features for their transports on the basis of telematics data. Intelligent...

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Partnership - Synfioo ETA calculation for NIC-place

Keep an eye on arrival times - NIC-place users now benefit from precise ETA calculations through a new partnership with Synfioo

The 360° logistics platform NIC-place now utilizes the expertise of the ETA competence of Synfioo from Potsdam in the calculation of estimated arrival times (ETA) for transport assets. Together, NIC-place and Synfioo ensure more transparency and targeted ...

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Interview with Dettmer Rail

NIC-place is establishing itself in the rail industry

Kempten - February 22 2019

Hello Mr. Sieksmeyer. Please tell us a bit about the sector in which your company operates.

Dettmer Rail GmbH is a medium-sized logistics company with it's core competence in European rail freight transport. As a rail freight forwarding company, we take care of the procurement, organization and...

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NIC-place and TracKing – 2 systems together offering 100% service

Reefer units from Thermo King have a standard installation of the newest generation TracKing telematics system onboard.

NIC-place provides a full integration of TracKing functionality including 2-way communication. Customers can benefit from the professional Thermo King reefers with telematics and use NIC-place for their everyday shipment related monitoring and planning.

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NIC-place presents new tour management tool with data sharing functionality

The open logistics platform NIC-place enables carriers and shippers increased automation for their tour monitoring, as well as more transparency through a simple data sharing process for all transport participants and thus becomes "Your digital place to share logistics data."

Kempten, 17.10.2018 – The logistics platform NIC-place organizes various data streams from telematics or tracking systems in a single ...

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NIC-place expands to North America

NIC-place, Europe's data platform for logistics, announces the opening of its North American regional office in the Chicago suburb of Downers Grove. The new location is preceded by a six-month lasting market analysis.  

Kempten, Germany/Chicago, USA, June 18, 2018 – Nicola Bolton will lead operations as President. Nicola has 20+ years experience in the logistics industry and has a unique understanding of how this technology can improve processes and simplify ...

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NIC-place keeps data in a safe place!

NIC-place - keeps data in a safe place! Reliable and GDPR compliant.

NIC-place presented its product in top shape for the key date 25th May, 2018, the significant day, when the new European data protection regulation GDPR comes into effect. 

Kempten, Germany/Chicago, USA, May 25, 2018 –

NIC-place’s data specialists see the new regulations as necessary standard for all companies who are involved in collecting, processing, ...

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NIC-place is live!

The open logistics platform NIC-place is going live today. The new architecture of the web-based solution will simplify daily operations for all players within the telematics and logistics sector – at an attractive price. NIC-place can be used regardless of existing contracts.

Kempten, Germany, February 05, 2018 – NIC GmbH and software expert kasasi are proud to announce the joint roll out of NIC place. The innovative fleet management tool is both a relaunch as well as an addition to the well established telematics integration platform NIC-base. ...

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Sponsoring

NIC-place has supported various congresses this year.

These include, for example, the annual meeting of ECTA (European Chemical Transport Association) in Düsseldorf on 23rd of November 2017, the meeting of TAPA (Transported Asstet Protection Association) in London in October and the 'Zukunftskongress Nutzfahrzeuge' of the ETM publishing house in Berlin on 07th of November 2017.

The events were completely successful! Thanks a lot at all, that NIC-place could be part of the meetings!

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NIC-place wins German Telematics Award 2018

The “Deutsche Telematikpreis 2018” (German Telematics Award 2018) in the category “Telematics Integration Platform” goes to NIC-place. The Kempten-based company received the prize at the Zukunftskongress Nutzfahrzeuge (Congress for the Future of Commercial Vehicles) in Berlin on November, 7th.

Kempten, Germany, November 8, 2017 – For the second time, the German publisher EuroTransportMedia (ETM) Verlag and Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) honored excellence within the ...

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NIC-place at transport logistic 2017 for the first time

Added value for the logistics and commercial vehicle industry

At the transport logistic 2017 in Munich, NIC GmbH, Kempten, is launching the open 24/7 logistics platform NIC-place for the first time. Not only does it organise telematics data independently of manufacturers, but it also offers a digital marketplace for new services along the whole logistics process. Data from different telematics systems are collected, bundled and standardised in real time. Instead of running many different systems, the data ...

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