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. Abbey Logistics CEO Steve Granite said that the shift to Microlise will free up management hours with the removal of manual processes. He said: “The deployment of Microlise Fleet Performance will give us the visibility we need to make effective improvements quickly. “We are also hoping to free up management time by removing many […]
A team of six cyclists, including Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite and Abbey drivers John Thomas and Vinny Jones, has completed a gruelling 500 mile ride through five countries in five days from Dusseldorf to Manchester. The riders encountered bad weather, punctures and some big hills, but made it through to raise £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. To learn more and donate go to www.justgiving.com/5countrybikeride
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]
Her Royal Highhness Princess Anne will speak at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference, in her capacity as patron of transport charity Transaid.