Tachomaster has been developed by Road Tech Computer Systems Ltd. Road Tech are market-leaders in IT solutions for the haulage and logistics sectors, providing a comprehensive range of software and hardware solutions to the industry. Founded in 1984, Road Tech created the first ever computer system designed specifically to manage haulage and logistics operations. From the start, Road Tech developed rapidly, and now employs some 80 staff, having it's headquarters at Shenley Hall in Hertfordshire (ideally located close to the M25, M1 and A1) and offices overseas, including Australia. The Road Tech philosophy has always been to develop applications solely for this sector, thus ensuring that we fully understand and are able to meet the customer's business needs.
Over 5,000 private transport, logistics and distribution companies use Road Tech products worldwide. Road Tech also has a number of Ministry of Defence installations helping to provide transport solutions to the Royal Logistics Corps.
Over the years, Road Tech has also forged strong relationships within the computer and transport industries. As an IBM Business Partner, all Road Tech systems are designed for maximum reliability and availability, and Tachomaster is no exception, being built around the state-of-the-art IBM P series system.
Best known for the Roadrunner system, a back-office transport management system incorporating transport, warehouse, workshop and accounts modules, Road Tech has continued to develop leading-edge products that are essential to maintaining business advantage in today's competitive marketplace. Many of these products operate seamlessly as part of the core Roadrunner system, and include:
Building on Road Tech's experience in creating innovative and flexible solutions, Tachomaster itself is a logical development of Road Tech's tried and tested Road Transport Directive (RTD) management system, which includes facilities for data capture from mobile phones, the internet and directly from vehicles.