Deployment has begun on a major upgrade of Eddie Stobart’s telematics system which sees them implementing Microlise across their entire fleet of over 2,000 vehicles including the deployment of in-cab ruggedised tablet devices. The new deployment of Microlise Fleet Performance and Journey Management, which they are calling Eddie Stobart Link, will deliver enhanced driver support . . .
Truck strikes took centre stage in the national media this weekend when the BBC covered a rallying cry from the Local Government Association (LGA) for new legislation. The LGA would like to see local councils given more powers to ban truck drivers from using sat-navs specifically designed for cars to stop oversized or overweight vehicles . . .
Following a competitive tender, the Microlise transport management solution has been deployed by Roberts Bakery. Via its 90-strong fleet, the family-run bakery brand delivers 3.5 million loaves of high quality bread, bread rolls and other baked goods each week across the UK. The implementation of Microlise Fleet Performance and Journey Management solutions on all vehicles . . .
Leading digital retailer Argos is implementing a new transport management solution from Microlise. The tool gives their transport teams live visibility of vehicles and expected estimated times of arrival so they can take action to maximise their on-time performance, as well as proactively keeping customers informed of any delays to their deliveries. In addition, contact . . .
Let’s face it, 2016 saw plenty of challenges and unexpected issues, but will 2017 be a year of opportunity for the transport industry? We’ve asked leaders from across the transport industry for their thoughts on 2016 and predictions for the year ahead. As you would expect the EU, recruitment and innovation play strongly – alongside . . .
More than a quarter (27%) of transport professionals who attended the FTA Transport Manager events said they do not have the systems and technology in place to benefit from the DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme; and a further 15% do not know if they have. The survey findings are based on responses from more than 900 . . .