Microlise has launched its 2021 Driver of the Year awards. The initiative shortlists drivers by analysing a year’s worth of Microlise telematics performance data to identify the most talented short-, medium- and long-distance candidates. The process involves the Microlise data science team, who will initially analyse in excess of 250,000 drivers’ telematics records from 2020. Data will be anonymised with company, contract and driver personal identification information removed. Initially developed in conjunction with the University of Nottingham’s Advanced Data Analytics […]
The audience of 1,200 industry professionals at the 2019 Microlise transport conference voted new technology as the biggest opportunity for the road transport industry.
Gregory Distribution has taken on four apprentice drivers at its Cullompton depot as part of a drive to attract younger people into the industry.
Tanker firm Hoyer says a rejection of the latest tanker driver proposals by delegates at Unite’s oil trades conference is a “matter of grave concern”. It also slams Unite for its decision to re-ballot the company’s tanker drivers, following concerns raised that not all of them received ballot papers in the initial vote. Hoyer’s statement follows a vote from around 60 delegates at the Unite oil trades conference resulting in members recommending tanker drivers reject the deal in a national […]