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  • How the Pandemic has changed vehicle purchasing

    on Feb 27, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Who’d have thought that an embedded microorganism had the power to cause a drastic change in global business? Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened, and the world continues to reel from this raging pandemic. In spite of this, it’s brought about some positive changes, especially in the auto world. Although in April 2020, COVID-19 caused a whopping 97.3% decline in UK’s auto sales, dealerships have embraced change in the way they conduct business in 2021. Curious to discover what these changes are? Read on to find out more

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  • Can I use my private van for work?

    on Feb 26, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    If you have a personal van, you might be thinking of all of the ways you can use it to earn some extra money. It could be through delivery courier services, removals, or as storage for construction and handiwork

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  • Additional COVID-19 services for EU-bound hauliers

    on Feb 24, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that more than 200,000 HGV drivers and crew have been tested en route to France, since new COVID 19 testing requirements came  into place

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  • Personal Freight Services chooses Descartes’ e-Customs solution

    on Feb 23, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has helped Personal Freight Services Ltd, an Irish-owned freight forwarding, warehousing, and customs brokerage service provider, to grow its business post-Brexit following deployment of the Descartes e-Customs solution

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  • Northern Ireland Protocol needs work says Logistics UK

    on Feb 23, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    After issues have occurred moving goods between GB and Northern Ireland since the start of the year, business group Logistics UK has raised the concerns of the sector concerning the implementation of the Northern Ireland protocol with representatives of both the EU and UK governments

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  • London’s congestion-cutting Lane Rental scheme to be expanded

    on Feb 23, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    A series of changes to London’s pioneering Lane Rental scheme are set to come into force from May after Transport for London’s (TfL’s) plans to improve the scheme were approved by the Department for Transport (DfT). These include an expansion of the area it covers and incentives for the highest safety standards

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  • Set up a fleet in your business the right way with these tips

    on Feb 23, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Are you thinking about setting up a fleet in your business? For some models, such as logistics companies, this can be essential. For others, it’s an extra incentive for employees to join your business. Don’t forget, the best employees will have numerous options when choosing which company they want to work for. As such, it makes sense to think about ways that you can strengthen your position. But what factors do you need to think about when you are building up your fleet? Here are some of the key factors to keep in mind.  Green

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  • Stay safe on the road

    on Feb 17, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Stay safe on the road

    Staying safe is everyone’s responsibility. When rules are in place, and you follow them, it’s a win for all. However, everyone needs help from time-to-time. Sometimes life gets in the way of your day. When it does, make sure you secure expert help to get through it all

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  • Advice on short-term ECMT permits

    on Feb 16, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Advice on short-term ECMT permits

    The Department for Transport is advising that the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the UK and EU allows for a UK haulier to undertake unlimited bilateral (point-to-point) journeys to and from the EU, and unlimited transit journeys through the EU to a non-EU country (though a permit may be required for your final destination)

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  • Dungarvan Transport boosts fleet with new Actros arrivals

    on Feb 11, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Dungarvan Transport boosts fleet with new Actros arrivals

    Leading Waterford haulage firm, Dungarvan Transport, has hit the ground running in 2021 by taking delivery of the first of a number of new Mercedes-Benz heavy-duty Actros trucks, with further units due to arrive over the coming months

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  • Why you should invest in an EV in 2021

    on Feb 8, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Why you should invest in an EV in 2021

    Are you thinking or buying or replacing your vehicle this year? If you are you probably have some thoughts about which one to go for. You might have the latest BMW or Audi in mind. These are still excellent cars and provide good fuel economy, but they aren’t the future. More and more governments and manufacturers are getting behind EVs. The reasons are outlined below

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  • COVID 19 and Brexit take their toll

    on Feb 8, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on COVID 19 and Brexit take their toll

    COVID 19 and Brexit are taking their toll on the movement of goods between Ireland and the UK, according to FTA Ireland

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