All articles by Fi Forrest

Senior writer at VMS, GlobalData. Previously feature writer at Just Style. TABBIE Honourable Mention winner. BA (Open) in English | BSc (Hons) in Geosciences. Also a graphic designer with certificates in Digital Marketing and Social Media. Lives by the beach.

Fi Forrest

Why license plate reader (LPR) systems can, and should, do more for your agency than just collect plate reads 

License plate readers can do so much more for law enforcement than their name suggests. Using LPR data, agencies can deploy intelligent algorithms to analyze vehicle travel patterns, helping to close investigations faster and disrupt criminal trafficking.

Lightening the load: Solving freight challenges for small and medium-sized businesses  

A digital-first freight forwarding platform designed especially for the needs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) could be the answer to making shipping processes smoother.

Automatic license plate recognition (ALPR): The four biggest challenges for law enforcement agencies

Cost-effective and efficient, ALPR is used for traffic monitoring, crime detection, finding missing children and protecting citizens. So, what is stopping all agencies from implementing a system?

Why SMBs are moving towards digital shipping and freight forwarding solutions

Large companies can use freight forwarders to manage their shipping needs, but until now, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have been left out in the cold and customers without previous experience in cross-border shipping can struggle to manage their imports and exports.

Armoured vehicles: Stopping criminals with ballistic steel

Armoured vehicles are now being manufactured using ballistic grade steels owing to their high Brinell hardness of at least 550. Used for the protection of people and valuables in all kinds of environments all over the world, these steels can withstand extreme forces from piercing objects as well as having the toughness needed to resist shock forces.