Archive for November, 2015

UTi Worldwide awarded for its customer service

Friday, November 27th, 2015

UTi Worldwide Inc., global supply chain solutions provider incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, announced that it has won a Superior Customer Service Award by Nexteer Automotive, having received particular recognition for its collaborative and creative approach to problem solving.

Hong Kong-listed Nexteer Automotive is a global leader in steering and driveline business, focused on electric and hydraulic steering systems, steering columns and driveline products. The company has 21 manufacturing plants and more than 50 customers, including BMW, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, GM, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Toyota, and VW, as well as Indian and Chinese auto manufacturers.

UTi Worldwide has been working closely with Nexteer since 2012, supporting company’s global logistics needs.

BVI-based company takes part in developing RFID baggage-handling service

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Aeroflot airline and four airports in Moscow, Prague, Bologna and Tallinn have completed a pilot of RFID-enabled baggage-tracking system in Europe, as part of the resolution of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which is aimed at requiring airlines to accurately monitor acquisition and delivery of each item of baggage by June 2018.

The tested solution is known as the Hand-to-Hand RFID Baggage Tracking System (HHRBTS), and supplied by Hong Kong-based RFID solution provider Longest Chance. It is a joint venture of ERFID, a Russian provider of RFID-based systems, and its parent company Invido Group, incorporated in the British Virgin Islands.

In case of RFID baggage-handling technology, Invido’s solution can be offered as a service, reasonably easy to install and potentially lowering the barriers preventing airlines and airports from adopting radio frequency identification. This is the idea of tracking baggage from airport check-in to the arrival. Hardware provides the hardware, and an ERFID server and software to enable airports and airlines to know when baggage is checked in at an airline counter, how it is routed to the plane, and when it arrives at the destination. IATA acted as a consultant for the technology’s installation.

ExpressVPN released Android app update

Friday, November 6th, 2015

ExpressVPN, the BVI company operating one of the most popular Virtual Private Networks globally, announced the release of improved app v4.7 for Android. The updated version has been designed to make the access easier and includes new features such as improved location picker with brand-new search functionality. Simplified layout of the v4.7 update makes it easier to find, browse, and connect to ExpressVPN’s locations.

Other new features of the app for Android include new sorting algorithm, listing the best servers on top, and sorting the locations into three different categories; new “Favorite” option which allows users to bookmark their preferred servers; and the updated design, combining elements of Google’s Material Design and new logo of ExpressVPN.