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  • Many couriers and home delivery drivers feel unsafe at work  

    on Apr 15, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    One in five (20%) home delivery professionals have been attacked or threatened by members of the public, while over a third (35%) feel at risk while they are out working alone, especially at night or when in isolated locations. These are the key findings of a survey conducted by lone worker protection specialist Peoplesafe that was completed by over 500 couriers and delivery drivers

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  • TPN invests in bespoke training platform

    on Apr 13, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    THE Pallet Network (TPN) has invested in e-learning platform HebeData, which it is populating with entirely bespoke content to complement the work of onsite trainers at all levels of the operation

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  • Logistics UK celebrates 11 years of Van Excellence  

    on Apr 13, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    As Logistics UK celebrates the 11-year anniversary of Van Excellence – its scheme that promotes the safe and efficient operation of vans – the organisation’s Head of Consulting & Standards, Sharon Mitchell, says now is the ideal time to celebrate the incredible determination of van drivers to support UK society and the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic

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  • Money Matters: 8 Ways to Save on Fuel When Driving

    on Apr 8, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Money Matters: 8 Ways to Save on Fuel When Driving

    Fuel is the most obvious cost of owning a vehicle. Fuel efficiency won’t matter if you use your car occasionally. However, if you are a person that loves traveling a lot, saving money on fuel will make a lot of sense. You don’t have to be afraid of buying a car because of fuel consumption. There are many ways to reduce consumption and save money

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  • RHA welcomes news of changes to border control timings 

    on Mar 30, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA welcomes news of changes to border control timings 

    The RHA has welcomed Michael Gove’s announcement of a delay to post-Brexit SPS import checks until October.  The association believes it buys valuable extra time for traders and hauliers to prepare for the new complex border arrangements

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  • Logistics operator cuts driver infringements using TruTac

    on Mar 30, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics operator cuts driver infringements using TruTac

    Trucklink EU Limited, the palletised freight distribution and e-commerce supply chain specialists, have virtually eliminated driver infringements since installing TruTac’s tachograph analysis reporting and driver debriefing software

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  • Realising post-Brexit efficiencies with streamlined customs clearances

    on Mar 30, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Realising post-Brexit efficiencies with streamlined customs clearances

    After the Brexit transition period finally ended on 31st December 2020 and with Covid-19 protocols causing disruption to travel, it is clear that the logistics industry has seen a challenging start to

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  • Investing in your staff safety Is essential

    on Mar 30, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Investing in your staff safety Is essential

    When it comes to caring for our business, our efforts are never complete unless they also encompass the needs of our staff. Keeping this in mind can make sure that our forward approach is not only totally shielded, but that we care for the social and professional wellbeing for those who support it

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  • Important travel tips for 2021

    on Mar 29, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Important travel tips for 2021

    After a year of limited travel, things are starting to open back up again, and traveling for vacations is no longer a thing of the past. It is important moving forward to plan vacations that will not be foiled by policy changes or other travel restrictions that are still in place. Taking some time before your vacation to plan all the details (like where to find parking spaces) can help you enjoy your vacation to the fullest

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  • How your personalised number plate could be increasing the value of your car

    on Mar 25, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on How your personalised number plate could be increasing the value of your car

    Despite the stress of the pandemic this past year, it has also enabled a lot of people to be able to put aside some disposable income. This can be particularly useful when you own a car and want to spend money on maintaining and personalising it. 

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  • Descartes sponsors True Heroes Racing for 2021 Season

    on Mar 24, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Descartes sponsors True Heroes Racing for 2021 Season

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has announced its continued sponsorship of True Heroes Racing, a team founded in 2012 as a project to provide Wounded, Injured and Sick (WIS) UK Service personnel and Veterans, with the opportunity to become directly involved in all aspects of competitive motorcycle racing. This is the third year Descartes is sponsoring the team

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  • VisionTrack appoints James Littlechild as head of corporate sales

    on Mar 24, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on VisionTrack appoints James Littlechild as head of corporate sales

    VisionTrack has strengthened its senior management team, with James Littlechild joining the video telematics specialist as Head of Corporate Sales. This latest appointment will support the company’s business strategy and ongoing expansion both in the UK and internationally

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