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 […]
Food and drink logistics services provider Culina Logistics has revealed plans to fit out its entire fleet of around 400 trucks with forward facing cameras and remote speeding alerts. The operator will also install a trailer tracking system on almost 1,000 trailers. Both measures are subject to a successful trial of the respective systems that will get underway in August.
Trakm8, technology provider of fleet management, insurance telematics, optimisation and dashboard camera systems, will be showcasing an array of innovation at this year’s virtual Commercial Motor Show (29 September – 1 October).
Bibby Distribution has become the latest operator to commit to a fleet refresh, with MAN set to deliver a total of 450 TGX tractors to the business during the next 18 months. An initial 55 Euro-5 units have already entered service in the Bibby fleet, with 131 scheduled for delivery in September. The remaining 264 TGX 440s will be presented throughout 2013. All units are fitted with Microlise telematics, so by the end of next year the whole Bibby fleet […]