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 . . .
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 . . .
There is preliminary evidence of a reduction in heavy goods vehicle (HGV) collisions estimated to be between 10% and 36% which could be due to UK speed limit increases. The findings of the new Department for Transport (DfT) study should be taken with a pinch of salt however, as collision rates were already coming down . . .