Date 5 September 2018
ALE has won the Innovation of the Year award at The Heavies for their Route Survey Tool at the Heavies Ceremony last week.
The Heavies’ judges commented that the equipment was “a brilliant concept and a practical use of modern technology”. This is the Route Survey Tool’s second award, following on from ALE’s success earlier this year at the ESTAs where it won best safety innovation.
The revolutionary surveying tool took two years to develop and can be attached to the roof of any vehicle. It automatically logs accurate route descriptions on digital maps, as well as generating photos, video footage and drawings for more in-depth analysis. The consistent and precise system means drivers don’t need to manually enter information or step outside the vehicle, making it a much safer alternative for the heavylifting industry.
ALE has consistently proved itself to be at the forefront of creativity – this is the company’s third Innovation of the Year award win at The Heavies. ALE has been praised for their range of capabilities and for continuing to push the boundaries of the UK transport market, with other successes at The Heavies including the Job of the Year and Project of the Year awards.
This was the fourth of the annual Heavies awards, which look back over the past year to celebrate the achievements of the UK heavy haulage industry. The awards provide an opportunity to highlight industry excellence and outstanding service. This year the ceremony was held at d in Nottingham, UK, on 31st August.