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Motorway Hogging A Thing Of The Past?

Jun
10

Finally, the bugbear for most of us driving on the motorway will finally be wiped out. Middle lane hoggers could now be subject to a £100 fine and points on their licence after the Government outlined its plans to tackle the problem. But why, exactly, is it so bad? Other than because the Highway Code […]

Truckfest

Truckfest 2013

Jun
7

Summer’s pretty much here (although the weather may occasionally need to be reminded of that), and we all know what that means. Yup, Truckfest. The travelling truck-centric extravaganza that offers family fun and entertainment for truck-lovers the UK over. Think of it as the haulage and transportation sector’s version of the music festival (although it […]

Student removals

School’s Out, So Pack Your Bags

Jun
5

Congratulations, you’ve made it to the end of the school year. Now all you have to do is figure out how to get your stuff from your childhood home to your new Uni digs come the new school year. It may seem like an age away, but with everyone planning to move at the same […]

Europe to China Railroad

New China-Europe Rail Service

Jun
3

The old route between East and West into China, known as the Silk Road, has been revamped. Rail services between China and Europe are increasing, as freight services realise that transporting goods via rail can not only be cheaper than air, but quicker than shipping by sea, and earning the nickname the New Silk Road. […]

Shipping Volumes

Shipping Volumes

May
31

Due to the nature of the transportation industry, and the dependency all other industries have upon it, increases in freight transportation can often be seen as a sign that the economy is on the rise. At a time when the world economy is struggling, close watch is kept on freight industries for those first signs […]

Father’s Day

May
29

A gentle reminder that Father’s Day is just around the corner, so if you haven’t already organised that perfect pressie now’s the time to get your thinking cap on! With just two weeks left to find the right gift, time’s running out. Regardless of where you buy your gift, online or off, if you live […]

Fuel Thieves

May
27

Times are hard enough as it is without having to worry about thievery. But for many businesses with large vehicles, fuel theft is becoming a growing problem with vehicles being emptied of their fuel and, in some cases, even their fuel tanks. But Derbyshire Police and Derbyshire Dales District Council have come up with a […]

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Tips for Moving Home

May
24

While summer appears to still be undecided on whether it’s truly here or not, your moving date is probably set and the weather won’t change that. Moving home is one of the most stressful things you can do, but with some forethought and planning you can help make your move… well, not quite stress-free but […]

Liquid Air

Liquid Air & The Logistics Sector

May
22

With fuel prices rising, the search for sustainable and cost effective fossil fuel alternatives is on going. As fuel prices continue to damage hauliers’ ability to provide services, UK companies are feeling the pressure as European based businesses are able to meet the demands of the sector with the help of lower diesel prices. Enter […]

shipping costs falling

Cost of Shipping Falling

May
20

If there’s something you’ve been meaning to ship abroad, now might be a good time to get it organised. Shipping costs have fallen, making it cheaper to send something bulky, heavy or just plain cheaply to the other side of the world. Bulk sending items, essentially what freight means, can be cheaper when sent by […]