Transaid transforms lives through safe, available, and sustainable transport.
Founded by Save the Children, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), and its Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, the international development organisation shares 25 years’ worth of expertise in 23 countries with partners and governments – empowering people to build the skills they need to transform their own lives.
We are a unique, passionate organisation that works with partners and governments to solve transport challenges in economically developing countries. We couldn’t make a tangible, sustainable difference without our partnerships internationally and our corporate supporters in the UK – for which we are a logical link to transform the wider industry.
Zebra empowers those on the front line in retail, healthcare, transportation and logistics, manufacturing and other industries to achieve a performance edge - an edge that translates to delighted customers, good patient outcomes and superior business results.
As the pioneer at the edge of the enterprise, our products, software, services, analytics and solutions are used to intelligently connect your people, assets and data. With decades of industry experience, we design with front-line users and workplaces in mind, giving you the best-action guidance needed to optimize in-motion operations and make business-critical decisions.
With over 10,000 partners across 100 countries, we are committed to delivering industry-tailored solutions that help our customers capture their edge.
Our focus is on providing products which become tangible solutions for the mobile workplace. We work across several highly competitive markets, where the 51T brand reputation has evolved rapidly, alongside a growing range of reliable products. We launched 51T in 2012, initially creating a range of in-cab chargers to support users of Honeywell, Dolphin and Motorola scanning devices in the UK. The 51T product range has expanded to include a full range of charging products for in-cab and in-depot requirements, including multi-bay cabinets and fully enabled mobile workstations for warehouses, depots and workshops. The 51T brand is now very much seen as challenging the status quo and products which are easy to deploy, use and maintain.
ALK Technologies is a transportation technology company dedicated to defining the optimal route to success through a combination of innovative advanced planning, routing, mapping, GPS navigation and analysis solutions.
Basemap have recently launched their Electric & Autonomous Vehicle Router (EVR) Software, a route optimisation package designed uniquely for Electric and Mixed Vehicle Fleets and developed in conjunction with leading experts from Surrey University. EVR can help fleets switch to electric vehicles by showing the possible savings in terms of emissions and costs.
Basemap have vast experience in processing large datasets and routing, producing both TRACC, which offers multi-modal travel time analysis, and Highways Analyst which provides detailed traffic data visualisation. Basemap’s average speed and speed limit datasets are also extremely popular with fleets and our speed data is currently being used by Royal Mail.
Career Ready is a UK-wide charity that links schools and colleges with employers to help young people prepare for the world of work.
The programme is built on four pillars which give students regular contact with employers: professional mentoring; employability skills masterclasses; workplace visits; and paid internships to allow students to put their learning into practice. Career Ready currently supports over 29,000 young people in over 300 schools across the UK, with more than 700 employers and approximately 4,000 employer volunteers delivering the programme.
The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes best practice for commercial vehicle operators.
With over 4,700 members, FORS is gaining recognition as the transport industry’s go-to accreditation scheme. FORS encompasses all aspects of safety, efficiency, and environmental protection by encouraging and training fleet operators to measure, monitor and improve performance. FORS provides accreditation pathways for operators of any type, and for those organisations that award contracts and specify transport requirements.
FORS Bronze, Silver and Gold membership provides progressive accreditation enabling operators to achieve exemplary levels of best practice.
FORS members stand out from the crowd, work to standards above the legal minimum and have access to a wide range of exclusive benefits that provide a real competitive advantage.
Paragon helps transport operations across the globe reduce costs through more efficient deployment of vehicles and drivers.
Paragon’s routing and scheduling software is used by transport operations in more than 60 countries around the world. Our software, together with our experienced implementation and support teams, reduces transport costs by up to 30%, maximises use of vehicles and drivers and improves customer service.
The Road Haulage Association is the only UK trade association dedicated solely to the needs of UK road transport operators. It is the voice of the road haulage profession, a champion of its interests and a respected partner to the broader logistics community.
The RHA’s best in class operations, intelligence and communication aid the public’s understanding of the road haulage profession. It provides its members with advice, information and guidance; up-to-the-minute research and a code of conduct to enhance their professional stature. A highly valued benefit of membership is the RHA’s award winning Roadway Magazine.
The RHA enables its members’ compliance and seeks to facilitate improved business performance through its comprehensive portfolio of essential products and services including training, legal services and insurance. The RHA also offers the largest online shop dedicated to road transport.
A proactive and highly respected lobbying function gives RHA members the opportunity to shape those policies that impact on their livelihood. The RHA works hard to be at the heart of a professional and diverse road haulage industry that organisations, government and the public understand and value.
Compatible with all makes of vehicles, Truckfile is the vehicle operators best friend in terms of vehicle management, fleet management and compliance. A cloud-based system with minimum upfront investment. Truckfile is unique, connected and comprehensive. A Fleet Management solution, full Workshop control, Electronic First Use drivers check and a Technician App for electronic job sheets. Everything you could possibly need to operate a fleet or workshop. Truckfile, completely compliant and accredited for Earned Recognition.
Hundreds of businesses both large and small, partner with The University of Nottingham to access our expertise, use our worldclass facilities or to take on one of our talented graduates. Ranked 7th in the UK for the impact of our research, initiatives such as Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, Innovation Vouchers and others, make our services accessible and affordable to all businesses.
With additional campuses in China and Malaysia, Nottingham is also well
positioned to help your business take advantage of the lucrative Asian markets.
To find how the University can help your business, visit nottingham.ac.uk/servicesforbusiness.
ridgestone’s innovative tyre support is a total success. As the largest manufacturer of tyres and rubber products worldwide, Bridgestone prides itself on leading the way in technologically innovative goods.
Developing groundbreaking solutions - befitting of the Bridgestone name - can be seen in the commercial industry in particular, with its tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and its industry-leading Retorque App just two of many examples.
The Retorque App has been developed after a painstaking information gathering exercise with all bus, truck and trailer original equipment manufacturers. It offers the correct torque settings on all vehicles, free of charge, at the swipe of a mobile phone or tablet.
But if there is one example of advanced tyre support that genuinely leads the way, then Bridgestone need look no further than its Total Tyre Care package for commercial fleet operators.
Total Tyre Care allows businesses to keep tight control over their tyre-related costs courtesy of a hat-trick of services.
It has been tailored to meet the needs of every commercial fleet operator and is quite unlike anything else on the market.
Total Tyre Care is built around the following three components:
● Total Tyre Life - Premium new tyres & retreads
● Total Tyre Services - Professional tyre maintenance and assistance throughout Europe
● Total Tyre Systems - Inspection tools, customised reports and innovative technologies
And in the ultimate endorsement for Bridgestone’s all-encompassing offering, more and more fleet operators are opting for the brand over its competitors, with a number of hugely significant partnerships now being revealed in recent months, including First Group, Stagecoach, Ocado and Collease.
For more information about Bridgestone’s fleet management offering and Total Tyre Care proposition, visit http://www.bridgestone.co.uk/truck-and-bus/.
MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd is the sales and marketing organisation responsible for MAN products and services throughout Britain.
MAN Truck & Bus offers a comprehensive range of commercial vehicles, Trucks, Vans, Buses, Coaches and Industrial Engines to operators and companies in the UK.
MAN Truck & Bus UK’s aim is to be recognised as the most reliable road transport service provider by customers and business partners. MAN achieve this through a clear understanding of customers’ needs that will be satisfied by focussing on the innovative principal of uptime and unique fleet management program.
MAN’s product range starts with the 3.0 to 5.5 tonne TGE Van, Trucks include the 7.5tonne TGL, the medium weight TGM and then goes up to the 44 tonne TGS and TGX trucks. MAN also offer specialist transport solutions for demanding functions such as emergency services and Heavy Haulage prime movers, up to 250 tonnes.
Also available in the UK are two bus products the CitySmart and the EcoCity. The EcoCity runs on compressed natural gas and has been awarded low carbon emission status. Finally, to complete the product range, Neoplan luxury coaches are the ultimate in passenger quality and luxury.
MAN Trucks and Buses have more than 100 years’ history.
Vodafone has long been leading the way in IOT and M2M technology.
We’ve pioneered many of the techniques that are now taken for granted in all business sectors – from asset tracking to generating data in advertising, retail, manufacturing and a host of other businesses. With more than 20 years of experience in providing solutions in the Internet of Things arena, Vodafone M2M brings together unrivaled capabilities – the World’s largest mobile network, an outstanding customer experience, our own Global M2M platform, global SIMs and a long track record of success.
This means our customers are confidently connected, receive unmatched services and customer experience and benefit from proven expertise.
Regardless of whether you need the full end-to-end solution or simply M2M managed connectivity, Vodafone will enable you to harness the full potential of IOT technology and keep your organisation ahead of the game.
Vodafone has kindly donated its stand at the conference to International Development Agency - Transaid.
The Driver Handbook – all you need to know in a handy smartphone app...
The Driver Handbook is an essential tool for drivers and fleet managers. We’ve used the best app technology to help make life a little bit easier. Gone are the days of out-of-date, printed books – welcome to an app version of an industry standard handbook, putting everything you need to know at your fingertips to help keep you legal, safe and efficient.
TruTac are leaders in transportation compliance software. We are the UK’s largest tachograph analysis company. We design and deliver compliance solutions for fleets of all sizes and types; we make managing compliance easier, saving time, money and adding value.
ORTEC is one of the world’s leaders in optimization software and analytics solutions. We make your business more efficient, more predictable and more effective. Turning complex challenges into easy-to-use solutions.
ORTEC lives and breathes Analytics & Optimization. We develop sophisticated solutions that simplify your interaction with the complexities of your business. So you can see the complete picture and make decisions based on all the facts.
Founded in 1928, Ford & Slater is one of the largest independent DAF Dealer Groups in the UK.
We operate ten DAF dealerships throughout Central and Eastern England, supplying our customers with the highest quality new and used DAF trucks, 24-hour repair and maintenance services and offer a wide range of customer focussed transport solutions.
Since the very beginning, Ford & Slater has been a family run business and as the company has grown, we maintain those strong family values at the heart of how we do business and the way in which we work with our customers, our partners and our employees.
• 500 employees
• £200 million annual revenues
• £5m in group parts stock holding
• 24-hour repair and maintenance
• 7 Authorised Testing Facilities
• 190 DAF trained technicians
• 24-hour, 365 day DAFAid breakdown response
In May of 2017, DAF Trucks officially unveiled a new standard in DAF Transport Efficiency – the DAF New LF, CF and XF – industry leading vehicles elevated to a new level of excellence. Take for example the new engine innovations, new drivelines and aerodynamic optimisations which result in up to 7% lower fuel consumption, the lower weight for increased payload or the updated interior for the highest driver comfort.
Visit us at the Microlise Transport Conference to see these award-winning trucks for yourself, or to find out more about the latest in products, services and DAF Transport Efficiency.
CACI Limited (formerly Mapmechanics) now provides market leading vehicle routing and scheduling optimisation and distribution planning solutions.
Our flagship routing and scheduling product TRUCKSTOPS brings typical cost savings of 10-30% and helps significantly reduce the route planning headache, while OPTISITE, the strategic network planning solution, helps to answer the questions ‘how many depots do we need?’, ‘where should they be located?’ and ‘how big should they be?’
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Road Freight and Logistics is Chaired by Rt Hon Sir Mike Penning MP. The purpose of the APPG is to promote and represent the interests of the UK road haulage and logistics industries and provide a forum to discuss the opportunities and challenges.
RTITB sets industry leading training standards designed to change behaviour and make measurable improvements to efficiency, risk and safety.
Although predominately known for our work within the materials handling equipment training arena, we set training standards for Driver CPC and, through the Master Driver CPC Consortium, currently have the largest consortium for Driver CPC in the UK.
Through our accreditation and instructor training services, we have become the preferred regulatory body for workplace training.
D.Tec is a specialist provider of innovative workplace drug and alcohol testing services including policy draft / consultation, interactive educational courses and a variety of onsite screening solutions including DrugWipe, the police type-approved roadside drug screen being used by all 43 forces.
We have a large, longstanding national customer base in a variety of safety critical industries such as logistics, passenger transport, large fleet, construction, aviation and also F1.
Ask at our stand why our customers are loyal to our system and our service!
Google Cloud is widely recognized as a global leader in delivering a secure, open, intelligent and transformative enterprise cloud platform. Our technology is built on Google’s private network and is the product of nearly 20 years of innovation in security, network architecture, collaboration, artificial intelligence and open source software.
We offer a simply engineered set of tools and unparalleled technology across Google Cloud Platform and G Suite that help bring people, insights and ideas together.
Customers across more than 150 countries trust Google Cloud to modernize their computing environment for today’s digital world.
IVECO designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, off-road trucks, and vehicles for applications such as off-road missions.
IVECO is a brand of CNH Industrial N.V., a World leader in Capital Goods listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CNHI) and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario of the Borsa Italiana (MI: CNHI). IVECO designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, off-road trucks, and vehicles for applications such as off-road missions.
The brand’s wide range of products include the Daily, a vehicle that covers the 3 – 7 tonne vehicle weight segment, the Eurocargo from 6 – 19 tonnes, the Trakker (dedicated to off-road missions) and the Stralis, both over 16 tonnes. In addition, the IVECO Astra brand builds off-road trucks, rigid and articulated dumpers as well as special vehicles.
IVECO employs close to 21,000 individuals globally. It manages production sites in 7 countries throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and Latin America where it produces vehicles featuring the latest advanced technologies. 4,200 sales and service outlets in over 160 countries guarantee technical support wherever an IVECO vehicle is at work.
For over 15 years the M6toll has been a forward-thinking driving force in alleviating congestion and pollution in the Midlands.
Trusted by thousands of commercial fleet operators and transport managers every day, it ensures businesses keep moving by providing a strategic route that’s proven to reduce peak journey times by over 25 minutes. The result? Enhanced operational efficiency. Increased profits. And consistently happier customers.
Never one to stand still, M6toll is also renowned for pushing innovation at every turn through the use of intelligent tools such as the TAG electronic pre-payment system.
Ryder is a leading UK independent provider of commercial vehicle rental, contract hire, fleet maintenance and dedicated delivery solutions with over 45 years’ experience and understanding of the priorities and transportation challenges faced by fleet operators.
Ryder’s fleet of 20,000 tractors, trailers, trucks and vans is supported by a nationwide network of maintenance locations, 24/7 national breakdown assistance, and a large team of qualified technicians with a clear focus on uptime, compliance and choice.
Ryder UK is part of Ryder System Inc., a Fortune 500 provider of leading-edge transportation solutions worldwide, and founded in Miami, Florida in 1933.
Unite the Union is Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union representing over 1.4 million members across all areas of the economy. In road transport Unite represents driving and non-driving members in companies across the sector. The union gives drivers a voice at all levels of government both domestic and international.
The future of the industry is crucial for job security of our members and ensuring that the industry grows and thrives is a priority to ensure Unite members have secure work, a strong voice and decent pay.
Continental ranks among the technology leaders in tyre production and offers a broad product range for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and two-wheelers. The Tyre division’s portfolio includes services for the tyre trade and for fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for commercial vehicle tyres. Through continuous investment in R&D, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility.
Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2018, Continental generated preliminary sales of around €44.4 billion and currently employs around 244,000 people in 61 countries and markets.
As commercial and private fleets face increased regulatory pressures like the ELD mandate that require sophisticated onboard technology, RAM® Mounts helps operators and drivers alike with innovative mounting solutions.
When it comes to vehicle mounting for phones, tablets, GPS units, and other devices, RAM® has long been one of the most trusted names in the transportation industry. Depend on RAM® for rugged and durable mounting transportation solutions.
We are AMCS. Creators of the AMCS platform: an enterprise grade cloud and software platform that is designed based on the best practice processes of thousands of logistics companies across the globe. AMCS Routing is the route planning and transport optimisation division within AMCS Group.
Today’s fast-paced transport organisations depend on sophisticated enterprise scanners, tablets and mobile computers to stay competitive. But they often rely on manual, time-intensive processes to manage those devices.
Get control of your enterprise devices with AXCESSTM Automated Locker Solutions. They keep high-cost devices secure while providing a simple, self-serve check-out and check-in workflow that brings significant labour savings every day. Control and manage every device with the Trajectory Cloud™ platform, so you immediately reduce loss, damage and misuse. And over time, you’ll get data insights that help improve productivity and profitability.
Apex Supply Chain Technologies is a global leader in automated dispensing and asset management solutions.
Our purpose-built solutions replace inefficient manual processes and inventory with security, control, automation, proximate availability and 24/7 data and business intelligence. This results in substantially lower costs, increased productivity and powerful competitive advantages.
Michelin, the leading tyre company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tyres, services and solutions for its clients’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve the mobility industry.