The life of a professional driver has changed dramatically over the last few years, with technology playing a huge part in this. One man and his truck has turned into one person, their truck and their digital toolbox.Drivers are now part of a hyper-connected organisation joined up by tech, and this is allowing managers and a network of drivers to be linked in totally new ways. Almost every piece of driver activity can now be turned into data in real […]
The new owner of Osborne Motor Transport is looking to grow the firm’s turnover by £1m to £4.5m over the next three years, expand its newly liveried fleet and move to new premises.
Nominations are now open for the Microlise Driver of the Year Awards, the winners of which will be announced on 16 May 2017, the night before the Microlise Transport Conference at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. While the three main awards are based on analysis of anonymous Microlise telematics performance data for more than 110,000 drivers, nominations are required for Young Driver of the Year, Most Improved Driver of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, HGV Hero and Extra Mile. For the […]
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.