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 . . .
Bidvest Logistics, which delivers food and beverages to the UK’s best known restaurants and retail outlets has upgraded its Microlise Transport & Logistics solution to boost driver engagement. A Microlise user for more than eight years, the company has extended its contract and invested in new technology that will empower its 650+ drivers by providing . . .
The amount of time it takes for a vehicle and driver to arrive at a site, deliver a consignment, pick up when necessary and move on can be one of the most important factors in keeping a fleet on schedule. For transport managers, understanding these times across the many sites visited is vital. Having a . . .