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 […]
The driver shortage is a bigger cause for concern to the industry in 2018 than it was last year, according to a new survey.
Wadworth Brewery, the maker of 6X, has selected Paragon routeing software to aid it in streamlining deliveries to its 700 pubs across southern and western England. The brewer says it will use the system to review its current delivery strategy, model the most efficient routes and establish best use of its delivery fleet. The software should also enable the brewery to allocate optimal loads to vehicles, spreading the workloads across the delivery team according to vehicle and staff availability, as […]
Scania, Nestlé, UPS and Route Monkey have signed up to a new international partnership focused on tackling road freight emissions.