Goldstar Heathrow is to install Microlise telematics products across its fleet in a bid to lower costs and boost efficiency. The Slough-based operator has already begun its deployment, which will see it fitted to Goldstar’s fleet of 100 trucks, 16 vans and 54 trailers. Goldstar chose a host of Microlise modules, including 3G cameras, temperature monitoring and trailer tracking. The operator decided to equip its fleet with the telematics equipment and software to lower its carbon footprint, more than 95% […]
Growth in haulage rates slowed almost to a halt in the first three months of the year, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Average haulage rates grew by just 0.1% against a 2005 baseline in the first quarter of 2013, down from 0.2% during the final quarter of 2012, the latest Services Producer Price Index from the ONS has revealed.
Risk management, driver behaviour and improving efficiency through collaboration are among the topics that will be discussed at the Microlise Transport Conference workshops.
Big improvements in the way huge amounts of data is analysed could soon lead to detailed risk ratings for specific roads at different times of the day, according to Matthew Hague, executive director – product strategy at Microlise.