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 […]
A dispute over the transfer of 87 Coventry-based Co-operative Food drivers to haulier Eddie Stobart looks set to be resolved after further negotiations.
Eddie Stobart is rolling out Microlise systems across its fleet of more then 2,000 vehicles, after a “detailed evaluation” of the new system against its predecessor.
Transport minister John Hayes is to deliver the keynote speech at the Microlise Transport Conference.