B&Q is working with Microlise to improve its home delivery service by using telematics to anticipate and combat problems. The DIY retailer has selected the telematics software for 185 home delivery vehicles, run by BRS, which will allow real time monitoring of loads out for delivery. If any problems arise, or the load is delayed, B&Q hopes it will be able to spot and prevent them before the customer becomes aware that something is amiss. B&Q store delivery network manager […]
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.
The leader of the UK’s platooning truck trial is to speak at the Microlise Transport Conference, and update the industry on the trial’s progress.
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