The COVID-19 lockdown has led to a rapid expansion in the digitisation of fleet services, according to the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP). Co-chair Paul Hollick revealed the trend now spanned the entire transport and logistics industry, from service providers to how employers communicated with drivers. “Much of this trend has been prompted by the sudden and widespread switch to home working that has been caused by lockdown,” he explained. “Processes that were perhaps paper or telephone powered because people […]
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