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Microlise has been selected from over 650 entries as a finalist in the prestigious IBM Beacon Awards in the category of Global Solution - Best Industry Solution.
The awards will be presented at a dinner ceremony during the IBM PartnerWorld Conference to be held in St Louis, Missouri from 29th April to the 2nd May where over 5,500 IBM partner representatives from around the world will attend.
For the award, Microlise put forward its Vehicle Usage and Asset Management System. This web based application has been specifically developed to meet the needs of MAN ERF (UK) Fleet Management System through a secure document storage database and workshop management solution. The system helps MAN dealers and vehicle operators adhere to the VOSA Road Worthiness Compliance directive together with optimising service intervals to maintain vehicle up time availability. It also enables operators to reduce fuel and maintenance costs through improved driver awareness and driving style.
The Vehicle Usage & Asset Management System is part of the wider Microlise Fleet & Distribution portfolio of solutions for the optimisation, planning and management of vehicle fleets, asset management, driver performance, consignment deliveries and mobile workforce task execution.
The IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Awards acknowledges the best solutions IBM Business Partners have to offer in all areas of business. With innovation as the focal point, IBM Business Partners have a great impact on the ability of IBM to consistently provide 'Innovation that Matters' and the awards act as a testimony to those achievements.
Microlise is a privately owned, UK-based company, established in 1982. Microlise develops and integrates technology solutions for the logistics and physical supply chain industries using key software, hardware, communication and auto identification technologies developed in-house and from market leading suppliers. Microlise solutions include ; Opus WMS - sophisticated warehouse management and automation control software, Microlise Fleet & Distribution - for managing goods in transit and the assets used to transport them, Microlise RFID Systems - Integration of RFID technology within supply chain and logistics applications, Opus Voice - Hands-free, eyes-free voice activated technology for all stock transactions and movements within the warehouse