A consortium which includes autonomous tech firm StreetDrone has won £2.4m of funding to develop self-driving 40-tonne trucks capable of moving parts and assemblies between Nissan’s Sunderland car manufacturing plant and local businesses. The 800-acre Sunderland site will host the proof-of-concept project, which aims to evaluate how 5G connected and autonomous logistics operations can be used in industrial supply chain operations. The 5G Connected and Autonomous Logistics project, dubbed 5GCAL, will develop software and hardware solutions spanning redundant braking systems, […]
Tachomaster, Road Tech Computer Systems’ tachograph analysis tool, has reached a milestone moment having analysed more than 173.5 million drivers card, chart and vehicle downloads since its launch 14 years ago and almost doubling the number of downloads in the past four years.
Parcel carrier Yodel has reduced its carbon emissions by 25% after investing £17m in its fleet and technology.
Food and drink logistics services provider Culina Logistics has revealed plans to fit out its entire fleet of around 400 trucks with forward facing cameras and remote speeding alerts. The operator will also install a trailer tracking system on almost 1,000 trailers. Both measures are subject to a successful trial of the respective systems that will get underway in August.