Following the publishing of our Industry Predictions eBook this week, and given that it is December and therefore customary to make predictions about the state of our transport industry, I thought I would create a blog to consider what will help transport operators in the year ahead. The backdrop I have to work with is . . .
Anonymised Microlise fuel performance data, forming part of the 7 billion miles tracked in the UK over the last year, is to be used in a new £100k eight month research project commissioned by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). The project is being delivered by Element Energy, a Cambridge-based energy consultancy, which will carry out data analysis . . .
Last week we played host to a group of transport professionals. They attended our offices ahead of the IRTE Conference, taking place a stone’s throw from our headquarters on the outskirts of Nottingham, in a town called Eastwood (the birthplace of DH Lawrence). We jumped at the opportunity to deliver a seminar for a select number of delegates on what . . .
Microlise now captures seven billion miles worth of driving data every year in the UK. Whilst customers use this data within their own systems to drive forward efficiencies around safe and economic driving, journey management and electronic proof of delivery, the capacity for Microlise to be able to do something with these large volumes of . . .
Figures released this week by the SMMT show a very strong picture for new HGV registrations in the first part of 2016, growing by 19.2% compared to Q1 2015. On the SMMT’s Transport News Brief website, the organisation attributes the growth to “continued business confidence” highlighting that more than 10,000 new commercial vehicles over six tonnes were registered from January . . .
We are soon to run a piece looking ahead to 2016 with comment from various experts in the transport industry. It’s true that there’s a greater element of uncertainty this year than we have been used to, but there are also many reasons to be optimistic. Ahead of our expert commentary blog I thought I would list . . .