Over 400 delegates gathered at Nottingham University for the 2013 Microlise Transport Conference to hear a diverse mix of speakers – introduced by FairFuelUk spokesman Quentin Willson – discuss topics ranging from compliance and enforcement to using technology to improve operational efficiency. Setting the scene, RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning said that in April 2012 there were 84,000 O-licences in the UK, down 20% in a decade, and there were 342,000 LGVs on UK roads, down 10% over 10 years. […]
Road transport trade associations the FTA and RHA have welcomed the appointment of Beverley Bell as Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC). Bell, who has been acting STC since Philip Brown’s retirement last October, takes on her new role for at least the next four years. She will also continue as TC for the North West of England. Jack Semple, RHA policy director, says: “We welcome the appointment of Beverley Bell as STC, she knows the transport industry well and as acting […]
Tesco has gone live with a Microlise routeing system after a six week installation operation.
Transport Exchange Group now offers compatibility with 10 telematics software providers, something it claims will provide visibility and control for both in-house and sub-contractor fleets.