Tesco has gone live with a Microlise routeing system after a six week installation operation. Microlise installed both hardware and software for the supermarket giant in 2,500 vehicles across 19 depots over a period of six weeks. This followed an earlier phase which saw 4,000 units installed 18 months ago. The system gives drivers access to schedule information and route guidance, and allows them to make voice calls and send messages. A built-in “panic system” can alert the transport office […]
Rafal Kolanko, a driver at Samworth Brothers Supply Chain, has been named the Microlise Driver of the Year 2017.
The threat of strike action by at least 2,000 members of union Unite at a number of Tesco DCs in the run-up to Christmas appears to have receded after the supermarket chain made a revised two-year pay offer.
B&Q is working with Microlise to improve its home delivery service by using telematics to anticipate and combat problems.