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FedEx Chosen To Ship Pandas

Apr
1

Panda delivery probably isn’t the first thing you’d think of when pondering what FedEx Express delivers, but you’d be wrong. Following months of careful preparation, the world’s largest express transportation company safely and successful delivered two giant pandas to Toronto Zoo from China. Er Shun and Da Mao, a breeding pair, arrived on a specially […]

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How the smoking ban can affect operators and their drivers.

Mar
29

Since the Health Act 2006 banned smoking in enclosed workspaces, employers are at risk of breaching health and safety law and could face heavy fines. What must an operator and driver do in order to comply with the law? For starters, displaying company policies both in the cabs and on depot walls ensures full awareness […]

Delivery Driver

What Makes A Good Delivery Driver?

Mar
29

While there’s plenty of delivery drivers out there, how many can say they’re a good delivery driver? A successful delivery business requires the best of its drivers, and a great delivery driver offers more than just a simple delivery. Our tips for being a great delivery driver are deceptively simple. Customer service rates need to […]

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Learning To Drive A HGV

Mar
27

HGV driving has the capacity to be a good earner, with road transport making up a good proportion of nationwide – and even European wide – freight transportation. Learning to drive a heavy goods vehicle can offer many rewards. While money is often good, the trade off can be long, tiring hours and an expensive […]

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In The News

Mar
25

Here’s a quick round up of what’s in the news this week; Tachograph Offences Two hauliers have been fined for tachograph offences following targeted investigations by local police forces. Patrick Bradley of Northern Ireland has been fined a total of £1,500 following prosecution brought by the Driver and Vehicle Agency. Enforcement officers conducted an investigation […]

The Budget

The Budget – What It Means For Delivery Workers

Mar
21

The Government unveiled their Budget plans today, with some good news for those whose livelihood is made out on the UK’s roads. Will fuel duty has been frozen, the 1% increase that was originally planned for September now scrapped, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has voiced its disappointment that it won’t be reduced. The fuel […]

Different Options For Parcel Delivery

Mar
20

So you have got a parcel that has to be delivered, but do you know which type of service to choose to get your parcel delivered on time and at the right price. Do you choose express delivery or door to door. Logic says that the cheaper the service, the longer the parcel will take […]

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Different Kinds Of Shipping

Mar
18

There are many ways you can send items or goods from A to B, either nationally or internationally. Each has different restrictions, requirements, costs or fees, and may be better suited for certain types or amounts of deliveries than others. But how do you know which to choose? Let’s start with freight shipping. Freight really […]

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Shipping Terms and Conditions

Mar
15

By shipping your items internationally you’re agreeing to a set of rules and regulations that govern how, by which means, and by whom your shipment is delivered. While terms and conditions can seem intimidating to review, taking the time to read through the small print can help you determine which company is the best choice […]

Haulage

Haulage Types

Mar
13

Haulage is a great way to move your goods or items around. The term refers to the business of moving freight, or goods, from one place to another. There are a number of different haulage types to choose from, depending on the destination or type of goods or items that you want to transport. Here’s […]