Selco Builders Warehouse is using a new transport planning platform to streamline deliveries of complex and abnormal-sized loads. The builders’ merchant provides a trade-only service through its 68-strong UK network. It runs a distribution hub for ‘heavy side’ construction products in Edmonton, north London, supplying six outlets, and turned to My Transport Planner to help drive efficiencies for this operation. My Transport Planner is a pay-as-you-go, web-based platform. It uses powerful algorithms to optimise routes and delivery schedules, improving productivity […]
Electric truck data connectivity will bring operators “massive” operational gains, software specialist predicts
The data connectivity provided by electric trucks will mean a bigger revolution for fleet management than the vehicles themselves, r2c Online is forecasting.
The head of logistics at The Co-operative Food would welcome any move by the DfT to expand the scope of the longer semi-trailer trial. Co-operative Food has spent £348,000 getting its full allocation of eight of the 15.65m trailers (the longest of the two variants) on the road. The Gray & Adams command rear-steer, box-van trailers are being used for trunking picked orders of ambient goods from Co-operative’s NDC at Prologis Park in Coventry, heading into depots that present access […]