BAKO North Western chooses Seven Telematics

Bako Temperature Data Logger

Leading food service company BAKO North Western has chosen Seven Telematics to be it’s new supplier for remote temperature monitoring and vehicle telematics.

BAKO North Western is a leading food service company supplying an ever increasing range of major brand and BAKO own label ambient, chilled, frozen and non food products from it’s base in Preston, Lancashire.
These products are distributed around Lancashire, Cheshire, Parts of Cumbria, Merseyside, North Wales, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire using a fleet of technically advanced multi temperature vehicles.

Launched 50 years ago as a regional buying co-operative, today customers enjoy the combined purchasing power, logistics and resources of one of the largest nationwide distributors to the food industry. BAKO North Western maintain their market edge through ongoing expansion and investment.
Following an extensive trial period, the latest technical advancement upon their fleet of temperature controlled distribution vehicles incorporates implementation of Seven Telematics’ “Cool Track” remote temperature monitoring and vehicle telematics systems.

bako-300Seven Telematics’ “Cool Track” combines market leading Transcan 2 temperature recorders and state of the art GPS tracking devices with vehicle CANbus and digital tachograph connectivity to provide a fully integrated temperature monitoring, vehicle and driver management solution.
In choosing Seven Telematics’ “Cool Track” systems, Transport Logistics Controller, Tony Cookson commented that

“Cool Track offers us an efficient method of ensuring that our extensive range of products are delivered at the correct temperature and on time whilst allowing us to effectively manage our fleet of vehicles in line with our continual improvement policy in environmental performance.”

BAKO North Western recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with a 1964 themed family fun day.