12 December 2012
One of the UK's leading recycling and waste management companies is set to save around £220,000 over the next five years after installing Briggs Equipment's Speedshield fleet management system. Ashley Houghton, head o
Ashley Houghton, head of procurement at Viridor's Skelmersdale facility, explained: "Prior to Speedshield we were seeing around £15,000 worth of damage to trucks and other property on the site every quarter, primarily due to us not being able to accurately monitor the behaviour of our drivers and the efficiency of our trucks. "Now we are able to gain real-time information on individual truck performance and monitor our outgoing costs." Three months after installing the system Viridor has seen damage costs reduced by 73% from around £15,000 per quarter to around £4,000.