Chesterfield-based home delivery specialist Home Delivery Solutions (HDS) has cut its insurance premium by £80,000 and estimates it is saving £10,000 a year on fuel costs after installing a Mandata telematics system 18 months ago. HDS was set up seven years ago and now operates 43 vehicles on home deliveries for DIY retailers including Screwfix, Jeld-when, ATT Fabrication and B&Q. The in-cab technology and Manpack3 software was installed as part of an initiative to monitor and improve driver performance. The […]
Telematics provider Microlise has become a corporate member of transport development charity Transaid.
B&Q is working with Microlise to improve its home delivery service by using telematics to anticipate and combat problems.
Chaired by the ubiquitous Quentin Willson, who spoke with passion and humour on behalf of FairFuelUK, Microlise’s transport conference earlier this month saw eight keynote speakers agreeing on two things. Firstly, that driver training is not just nice to have, it is essential; and secondly, the scope of telematics provision is almost too great. And the selection of industry heavyweights behind the lectern revealed that they all had different priorities and the benefits of a good telematics product lie in […]