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Zero emissions trucks will be more expensive – but still affordable for operators

January 17, 2022 Admin Support

The irresistible societal forces calling for and demanding greater sustainability are driving change as never before. For all of us working within the commercial vehicle industry, exciting and challenging times lie ahead for sure. Every automotive manufacturer is now designing, developing and introducing their vehicles of the future, meaning the advent of the zero emissions transport technology age is now well and truly upon us.

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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.

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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.

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Times aren’t as grim as you may think…

November 8, 2021 Admin Support

We all thought Black Friday 2020 was tough – well it has nothing on Black Friday 2021! After the toughest of 20 months and now ‘post pandemic’ (are we post pandemic or is it too early to say… Plan B and all that?) this year is tougher than any. Global shipping issues, labour shortages in all categories, capacity issues everywhere… it could be grim.

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Unlock existing road freight capacity to alleviate driver shortage

November 4, 2021 Admin Support

Empty running has become an accepted problem in road transport, but with supply chains facing the dual pressures of a national driver shortage and the need to make drastic carbon reductions, it’s time to address the waste. Conservative estimates still suggest 20% of trucks are running empty, and this doesn’t take into consideration partial loads.