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  • RHA applauds Government approach to border checks

    on Jun 12, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA applauds Government approach to border checks

    The RHA has applauded government’s flexible approach to post-transition border checks on goods imported from the EU as a means of helping businesses already struggling with the economic impact of COVID-

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  • FTAI launches COVID-19 online raining courses

    on Jun 11, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTAI launches COVID-19 online raining courses

    The Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) has recently launched three Covid-19 related online training courses that are unique to the Transport and Logistics sectors, which are now available to book through its website www.ftai.ie

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  • FTA wants continued extension of delivery hours

    on Jun 9, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA wants continued extension of delivery hours

    The continued extension of delivery hours is vital to support the nation’s economic and societal recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak, according to FTA, one of the UK’s biggest business groups. With ‘non-essential retail’ opening from 15 June 2020, and the government’s active travel plans coming to fruition, continued flexibility in delivery times will be essential to meet soaring demand for products while respecting social distancing rules

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  • PRM chooses Gray & Adams for 30th Anniversary trailers

    on Jun 9, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on PRM chooses Gray & Adams for 30th Anniversary trailers

    For over 30 years PRM Group has mastered the challenge of market penetration as they work with over 35 leading brands providing a route to the retail market, wholesale and foods service sectors along with third party logistics throughout UK and Ireland

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  • NI logistics industry needs Brexit implementation period says FTA

    on Jun 4, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on NI logistics industry needs Brexit implementation period says FTA

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is calling for government to request an implementation period for whatever Brexit agreement is reached in negotiations, to enable the industry to adopt and adapt to new trading practices with the EU.  This must include consideration of how the Northern Ireland Protocol can be implemented to protect NI’s trading relationships

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  • Report calls for action on goods vehicle safety

    on Jun 3, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Report calls for action on goods vehicle safety

    One in four road deaths in the European Union are the consequence of a collision involving a goods vehicle, according to the European Transport Safety Council, authors of a new report on the safety of goods transport by road

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  • Out With The Old And In With The New For Your Business

    on Jun 2, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Out With The Old And In With The New For Your Business

    It’s time to say goodbye to the ways of the past when it comes to your business and move forward. Make way for the new things and embrace them with open arms. Not all business owners are willing to do this, but we highly recommend that you do if you’re experiencing any kind of negative trend in your business, or just if you think that it’s time for something different. In this article, we’re going to be looking at some of the things that you should replace, so keep reading if you want to find

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  • Freshlinc places confidence in Michelin

    on May 28, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Freshlinc places confidence in Michelin

    FreshLinc Group – one of the UK’s biggest logistics firms, with a combined fleet of approximately 400 commercial vehicles – is now running exclusively on Michelin tyres after moving its entire bulk transport fleet onto its existing tyre management contract with the manufacturer

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  • How you can succeed in the haulage industry

    on May 28, 20 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on How you can succeed in the haulage industry

    There’s a lot of potential in the haulage industry, now arguably more than ever. In this increasingly globalised world, goods have to be transported with even more frequency. It’s not hard to see why so many people are curious about setting up their own haulage company. But of course, if you’re going to do this then you’ll need to know something pretty important: competition can be tough! While there’s a lot of potential to build a successful haulage industry, the truth is that it’s also more than possible to fail. In this blog, we’ll take

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  • Tapfreight chooses Mandata ePOD solution

    on May 27, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Tapfreight chooses Mandata ePOD solution

    As a result of the Covid-19 crisis, many hauliers are having to change processes and adapt systems to keep their drivers safe and wheels turning. 

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  • Germany votes to extend clean truck road user charge exemption

    on May 27, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Germany votes to extend clean truck road user charge exemption

    The German Parliament has voted to extend the existing exemption from road usercharges for clean trucks, powered by CNG, LNG and electricity, until

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  • Advice on cleaning HGV cabs during the COVID-19 outbreak

    on May 27, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Advice on cleaning HGV cabs during the COVID-19 outbreak

    COVID-19 can be spread through contact with contaminated surfaces. Therefore, maintaining good hygiene and cleaning practices are essential, particularly in common working areas. Regular cleaning will reduce the risk of passing the infection on to other people; cleaning common work areas is important to limit the spread

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