“The results were staggering…fatigue and distraction events reduced by 80% with Guardian.” Lee Juniper, Managing Director of FreshLinc

UK-based company FreshLinc specialised in the supply chain management of temperature-controlled fresh, chilled and horticultural products and counts Asda, Aldi, Waitrose, Lidl and Bakkavor among its clients.

Client Problem
  • 320-truck fleet serving the UK and Europe
  • Many trucks on double shift; drivers at risk of distraction and even micro sleeps
  • FreshLinc is committed to promoting a safety culture for driver and general public
  • FreshLinc ‘wants to be responsible and do the right thing’
Client Outcome 
  • Guardian proved capable of improving safety in just eight weeks
  • 80% reduction in fatigue and distraction events – an unequivocal success
  • Seeing Machines exceeded FreshLinc’s customer service expectations over trial period
  • Guardian data prompted shift start-time changes to reduce driver micro sleeps
  • Aggressive roll out of Guardian across entire FreshLinc fleet
  • FreshLinc believes Guardian could improve driver retention
  • FreshLinc endorses Guardian factory fit by truck manufacturers
  • System data allows continuous safety improvement

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