Retailer The Co-operative has installed a telematics and transport management system from Microlise. The system, which includes features such as electronic proof of delivery, driver fuel efficiency monitoring and planned-versus-actual route and schedule comparisons, will cover more than 1,300 trucks. The deal extends an existing nine-year working relationship between the two companies. The Co-operative hopes the system will help it reduce fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions as well as accident rates. Jon Paul Brown, national transport manager at The […]
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.
Truck manufacturers have called on the next government to secure a swift deal on Brexit and stop the uncertainties that could result from drawn-out negotiations.
B&Q is working with Microlise to improve its home delivery service by using telematics to anticipate and combat problems.