Lafarge published and awarded a tender to Nimbus Solutions at the end of 2012 for an electronic Proof of Delivery Solution. Deployment to 54 sites and 350 vehicles in the Readymix fleet commenced in February 2013 and was signed off at the beginning of May 2013.
The Lafarge Aggregates operation was deployed subsequently and a portion of the Cement delivery fleet, catering for both bag and bulk delivery.
The tender was very specifically limited to the creation of a real time electronic proof of delivery, which has been successfully deployed, with a 99.5% to 99.7% success rate. The shortfall is due to drivers not using the mobile terminals for a delivery and or other operational reasons.
The benefits found include the following: