Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 21 December 2014

App locates lost shopping trolleys

A new smartphone app is tackling the problem of abandoned supermarket trolleys by allowing the public to report their exact location for collection.

The free Trolleywise app for Apple and Android devices lets users send photos of trolleys, triggering a GPS system that alerts a national collection service. One of a fleet of 47 vans can be sent to the location within 24 hours to recover the trolley and return it to the supermarket.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?



Company Profiles


Help & Advice


People on the move