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 . . .
Let’s face it, 2016 saw plenty of challenges and unexpected issues, but will 2017 be a year of opportunity for the transport industry? We’ve asked leaders from across the transport industry for their thoughts on 2016 and predictions for the year ahead. As you would expect the EU, recruitment and innovation play strongly – alongside . . .
More than a quarter (27%) of transport professionals who attended the FTA Transport Manager events said they do not have the systems and technology in place to benefit from the DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme; and a further 15% do not know if they have. The survey findings are based on responses from more than 900 . . .
Without exception, every transport operation debriefs drivers in one way or another. For some it’s informal and ad hoc – for others it is a more formal process. Either way debriefs are very important to understand when and why routes and schedules aren’t being adhered to, or driver performance is not up to standard. This is . . .