Heavy goods vehicles are involved in more than half the cycling fatalities on London’s roads, and more than a fifth of pedestrian deaths, despite making up only 4% of motor traffic. London’s transport authority, TfL, is taking drastic action to address the issue – here’s how it's likely to affect you.
Tight margins are placing a constant demand on transport operators to maximise productivity and efficiency in order to survive. A good fleet management system is therefore becoming an increasingly essential tool.
Productivity in the transport industry can be defined as cost per ton-kilometer. So, to become profitable you simply have to keep that figure down and the invoicing up? Sounds easy enough? But it isn’t always that easy.