Bretts Transport has deployed a new fleet performance and safety management system from transport management solution provider, Microlise. The transport operator based near Peterborough, which offers a full logistics and warehousing solution, is a specialist in ambient food and food grade packaging deliveries into supermarket regional distribution centres, food service depots, manufacturers and cash and . . .
Britain’s hauliers have joined with partners to help ex-service veterans that are struggling with health problems, homelessness or crime, become truck drivers. The scheme, called ‘Road to Logistics’, is to create a national training programme to attract new talent from areas of society where ‘individuals need help and support’. The scheme involves charity Care After . . .
Watch what happened at the Microlise Transport Conference last month, when Motortransport.co.uk chaired a debate between seven of the eight major truck manufacturers, who were looking ahead to what the market holds for all in road transport in 2020. The debate includes a wide-ranging session of hot topics such as autonomous trucks; alternative fuels and the EU referendum. . . .
Giorgio Lercara of Culina has been named Microlise Driver of the Year, beating the competition of over 110,000 HGV drivers who were originally considered within the process. The award was presented by HRH The Princess Royal at last week’s Microlise Transport Conference, attended by over 1,000 transport industry professionals. Lercara was named overall winner after . . .
In a poll taken at the Microlise Transport Conference last week, attended by over 1,000 senior industry delegates, a 44% majority reported they would vote for Brexit next month, despite 43% feeling that leaving the EU would negatively impact the haulage industry. Reflecting that many in the industry now have less concern about a Brexit, . . .