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How global freight shippers can cope with uncertainty in 2022

December 31, 2021 Admin Support

The year just gone was a difficult year in global logistics due to ongoing volatility. We worked alongside customers navigating the Suez Canal block, hurricanes and cyclones, port and terminal closures due to Covid-19 outbreaks, customs and trade changes, labour shortages and more.

Interviews

Why a young transport lawyer harbours an ambition to be a traffic commissioner

December 27, 2021 Admin Support

Charlotte Hunt was appointed transport and regulatory solicitor in the growing London office of law firm Weightmans in August 2021 after almost five years with Woodfines. Having completed her law degree at the University of Hull in 2014, Hunt harbours what many would regard as an unusual ambition for someone who has only just turned 30 – to become a traffic commissioner (TC).

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How telematics can reduce accidents, overheads and protect your drivers

December 24, 2021 Admin Support

Recent data published by the DfT has found that vans, LGVs and HGVs were involved in more serious and fatal accidents per mile than any other form of transport. While 37% of these accidents affected car occupants, and 32% involved pedestrians, the psychological toll on a truck driver involved in a serious accident can be life-changing.