September 13, 2018

Leeds City Council Extends a Hand to Hauliers

You might need to be sitting down when you read this because it’s not often that something like this happens: a local council has recognised that the burden of the Clean Air Zone charges will hit hauliers so hard that local business will suffer.

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September 12, 2018

Meet a Haulage Exchange Member: E Park & Sons

We’re extremely proud of our members and the successes that they achieve for their business. E Park & Sons joined a couple of years ago and have managed to improve their operational efficiency by taking on the return loads that are advertised on[...]

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August 31, 2018

Freight Crime Prevention Campaign in Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire police recently launched a campaign to educate lorry drivers about the ways to prevent freight crime. They paired up with the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service, or NaVCIS, to increase hauliers’ awareness of thefts from[...]

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August 30, 2018

Job Satisfaction in the Transport Industry: We Make a Difference

Driving for a living is without doubt hard work, but there are many reasons people choose to join and stay in the logistics industry. We explore what motivates the highly trained men and women on the road who keep our country and its economy[...]

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August 28, 2018

Motor Transport 2018 Award: Next Year It Could Be You

If you’ve ever wondered how successful you might be striking out on your own here is a tale for you. For all the horror stories you may have heard about how hard it is start your own haulage company and its inevitable failure here is the one[...]

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August 23, 2018

A Quick Checklist for Transporting Abnormal Loads

Transporting what are known as ‘abnormal loads’ is a good way of diversifying your portfolio and is an impressive skill to have on your Haulage Exchange bio. However, be aware that abnormal loads come with some abnormally tricky rules,[...]

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August 22, 2018

FTA to Help Hauliers Reach a Voluntary Reduction in Gas Emissions

In 2015 the UK government asked forwarders to decrease their greenhouse emissions by 15% by 2025. We can agree that this is a tough target and you’re probably thinking ‘how can hauliers fulfil the increasing number of transport contracts while[...]

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August 17, 2018

Freight and the City: Keeping the Show on the Road

Logistic industry associations speak out as the new anti-pollution legislation threatens companies and their city transport contracts, arguing that the rules were set by the government and local councils without sufficient reflection on the[...]

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July 30, 2018

Optimise Your Operations with These Loading Bay Tips

If you think that you’ve done everything to create an efficient and effective loading bay, think again: there’s a good chance that you could be doing even more! Since loading bays are an integral piece of the haulage work puzzle, it’s always[...]

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July 30, 2018

A Haulier’s Guide to Healthy Eating on the Road

When you spend your days behind the steering wheel, it’s all too easy to opt for your favourite pack of crisps over a nutritious meal. While carrying out delivery work, snacking on a packaged calorie-bomb may seem like the best choice, but don’t[...]

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