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  • Connected dashcams and video telematics software can reduce insurance premiums

    on Sep 11, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Connected dashcams and video telematics software can reduce insurance premiums

    A fleet insurance expert s has released findings that show installation of connected dashcams and video telematics software can halve the frequency of fleet incidents and reduce insurance premiums by 30 per cent in less than a year

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  • AKI group delivers $1 million of annual transport savings with Paragon

    on Sep 9, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on AKI group delivers $1 million of annual transport savings with Paragon

    Al Khayyat Investments (the AKI Group) has achieved annual savings of more than $1 million by using Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to transform its in-house transport operation. The company has dramatically improved productivity and reduced costs since investing in the transport planning solution by better managing its vehicles and drivers that operate across the UAE. By increasing average deliveries per vehicle by 164%, the AKI Group has been able to lower the average cost per delivery by 65% and reduce fleet size by 38%

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  • IRHA calls for sensitivity on Brexit

    on Sep 3, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on IRHA calls for sensitivity on Brexit

    The Irish Road Haulage Association has called on industry bodies and political commentators to exercise high levels of sensitivity in their public comments on Brexit in the coming weeks

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  • FTAI says we need Europe to deliver logistics without borders

    on Sep 3, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTAI says we need Europe to deliver logistics without borders

    Businesses moving goods and services in Ireland and across Europe need the right trading environment at EU level to allow them to operate safely, efficiently and sustainably, according to FTA Ireland, the business organisation which speaks for the nation’s freight, passenger and logistics industries. This policy framework would also help to bring the talents and new skills the industry needs in a fast moving technological environment

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  • Dennis Distribution chooses Cartwright

    on Sep 2, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Dennis Distribution chooses Cartwright

    Well-established refrigeration transport specialist Dennis Distribution recently took delivery of eight new fridge trailers from leading trailer and commercial body manufacturer Cartwright and its decision has been endorsed by customer feedback about the quality of the trailers

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  • Councils call for powers to fine truckers is a cash generator

    on Sep 2, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Councils call for powers to fine truckers is a cash generator

    The Road Haulage Association says that a move to give councils powers to fine lorry drivers is about generating revenue. Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the Government to allow councils to enforce against moving traffic violations. Similar powers are already available to councils in London and Wales. RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett says that the LGA sees truckers as an easy target for cash-strapped councils to make up shortfalls in reduced central government funding. “It’s clear that this is all about raising cash. The LGA has gone out of its way to demonise

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  • FTA to help businesses tackle labour shortage with new event

    on Sep 2, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA to help businesses tackle labour shortage with new event

    Thirty-six per cent of logistics companies anticipate long delays recruiting HGV drivers in the next 12 months, according to a 2019 survey by FTA, as the labour shortage across the sector reaches crisis point

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  • Ford Trucks signs deal with TIP Trailer Services

    on Aug 27, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Ford Trucks signs deal with TIP Trailer Services

    Following on the success of its new F-MAX tractor, winner of the International Truck of the Year award, Ford Trucks raised its growth target and signed an agreement with TIP Trailer Services to expand its aftersales network in Western Europe

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  • Three top spec Renault T Highs for McAteer Recycling

    on Aug 27, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Three top spec Renault T Highs for McAteer Recycling

    One of Northern Ireland’s leading waste specialists, McAteer Recycling, has put into service three top specification Renault Trucks Range T520 High 6×2 twin wheel tag axle tractor units on a five year Start & Drive hire purchase contract with Renault Trucks Financial Services

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  • Automatic EORI allocation overdue says RHA

    on Aug 21, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Automatic EORI allocation overdue says RHA

    The Road Haulage Association is concerned that there is still much to be done to get businesses ready for Brexit

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  • 3 Dees Transport chooses Krone container carriers

    on Aug 21, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on 3 Dees Transport chooses Krone container carriers

    Tilbury-based 3 Dees Transport have added 6 Krone Box Liner container carriers to their fleet which, say the company, combine weight advantage with fast loading to bring long term commercial benefits

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  • Is digitisation the key to uninterupted international ecommerce?

    on Aug 21, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Is digitisation the key to uninterupted international ecommerce?

    In a time of continued economic and political uncertainty – where threats against global trade either quickly materialise or fizzle out as part of hardline foreign policy negotiations – companies involved in international trade must now contend with an unprecedented amount of uncertainty and risk as the ‘new normal’. However, Johannes Panzer, Head of Industry Strategy for Ecommerce, Descartes Systems UK, outlines how ecommerce organisations can ride the storm of uncertainty to international retail success

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