Wholesaler keeps on tracking
12 December 2012
Palmer and Harvey has selected an Integrated Mobile Delivery Management System from VSc Solutions to serve its fleet of 550 vehicles. Palmer and Harvey is a leading independent and national wholesaler of tobacco, co
Palmer and Harvey is a leading independent and national wholesaler of tobacco, confectionery, chilled & frozen, grocery and convenience goods.
In order to support its plans to offer a more streamlined and valueadd service to customers and potential customers, Palmer & Harvey selected VSc Solutions to provide an integrated mobile delivery management system that will give real-time visibility of driver, vehicle and delivery activity past the warehouse door and across the entire delivery process.
Palmer and Harvey's delivery operation comprises 550 vehicles handling 5800 deliveries per day across 12 depots.
The key solution components from VSc Solutions include Vehicle Tracking, Route & Delivery Performance and Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD).
Richard Slater, logistics and development director at Palmer and Harvey, explains: "The new system will provide us with greater visibility in terms of real-time information on vehicle and driver activity, as well as alerts to any areas of inefficiency in the delivery process. This ultimately means we can reduce our operational costs and provide a more effective and pro-active service to our customers."