Blog: 2017: Predictions for Transport in the Year of Punctuality

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 . . .

Blog: Four Simple Ways Telematics Can Help With Vehicle Health

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 . . .

Blog: Three Ways Big Data Will Transform Transport

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 . . .

Blog: HGV Market Shows Strong Growth at Start of 2016

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 . . .

Blog: Six Reasons for Optimism in 2016

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 . . .