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 […]
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.
Norbert Dentressangle has renewed its contract with Tesco to manage 12 of its recycling service units (RSUs) and won a new contract to maintain the retailers loose equipment fleet. The new contract will see ND service and maintain more than a million roll cages, as well as trays, buckets and dollies for Tesco providing repair services at the supermarket chain’s 22 distribution centres in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Tesco RSU network was set up in 1995 and handles […]
Abbey Logistics Group is to roll out Microlise software across its fleet of 350 trucks, replacing the three separate systems it has been using to date.