White papers

  • Fleet management – what role will technology play in risk management?

    Fleet management have a lot of challenges to overcome from the relentless quest for efficiency to the safety and security of the drivers and vehicles. Technology can provide new opportunities in facing these challenges but how much should it be used? In our recent industry forum on managing risk in fleet, speakers from three different perspectives in the industry explored some of these challenges.

  • How can intelligent security solutions enhance efficiency and safety on our railways?

    This paper outlines the challenges, inhibitors and opportunities for the rail industry and discusses the types and ways in which technology can be used to create more efficient, reliable and secure railways.

  • What are the challenges for robotics and automation in logistics?

    Robotics and automation have the potential to change the future of logistics in a big way. But there are still some challenges we need to face before we get there. In our recent industry forum on robotics and automation in logistics, speakers from industry and academia explored some of these challenges.

  • Delivering Innovation in Rail: the Connected Passenger Forum

    Our team at Panasonic Business was very pleased to host our first forum for the rail industry.  The day was a resounding success. The attendees represented different areas across the industry, and working together, identified the top innovation priorities the industry needs to address. The output of the event can be found in this report.

  • Turbulence with tablets?

    The introduction of the first generation of Electronic Flight Bags (EFB) in the aviation industry delivered  a range of initial benefits but we see airlines are  now beginning to recognise the risks involved  in deploying consumer or non-specialist  tablets at the heart of their EFB solutions.

  • Scanning Pain For No Gain

    There is a popular phrase that “there is no gain without pain” but it appears from our latest research that logistics and delivery businesses and workers are suffering all the pain for no gain as a result of poorly designed mobile barcode scanning devices.