Haulier C&D South West is incentivising its drivers to improve their driving style using data from a Quartix telematics system. The operators, which runs a fleet of 35 vehicles from its base in Chard, Somerset and is a Palletforce founder member, uses Driving Style Monitoring in combination with other core features of the Quartix system to drive down fuel consumption and accident rates. “With the Driving Style Monitoring suite we are able to identify problematic drivers and issues which need addressing,” said Darren Hammond, […]
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.
MT Top 100 company Norbert Dentressangle has begun extending its use of an Isotrak telematics-based vehicle and driver monitoring system to another 140 vehicles within its tanker distribution division, bringing the total number of tankers covered by the technology to 260 across 31 different sites.
Growth in haulage rates slowed almost to a halt in the first three months of the year, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Average haulage rates grew by just 0.1% against a 2005 baseline in the first quarter of 2013, down from 0.2% during the final quarter of 2012, the latest Services Producer Price Index from the ONS has revealed.