Parcel carrier XDP Express is now offering customers its most specific delivery time information to date, after introducing new route planning software into its operation for the first time. The company, which has a network of 60 franchised depots across the UK, is now able to offer customers an estimated time for delivery or collection from a depot. XDP is using telematics software from Route Monkey to plan routes, which it hopes will help improve vehicle utilisation and reduce costs, […]
Transport for London (TfL) has released its Olympic Freight Journey Planner, to help operators navigate the disruption London 2012 will bring this summer. The Pie Mapping developed planner calculates the most appropriate route for operators to take during the Games period based on the date and time of day and the vehicle’s dimensions. Although free to all, the journey planner offers further functionality to members of TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. This includes the ability to save your routes, chosen […]
TNT Express has admitted that it is unlikely to hit its profit improvement target for 2015, following an increase in competitive pressures and poor trading conditions in Europe.
Eddie Stobart is rolling out Microlise systems across its fleet of more then 2,000 vehicles, after a “detailed evaluation” of the new system against its predecessor.