Wincanton is to install MiX telematics in 1,800 of its vehicles as part of an ongoing safety programme. The operator has signed a three-year contract with MiX off the back of its WinSafe programme, headed up by Wincanton’s group fleet director Carl Hanson. The contract was signed after a six-month trial of the products. Hanson said: “Safety in operation is always our top priority, and we believe MiX Telematics’ solution will help us derive significant benefits in this respect.” The […]
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