July 22, 2019

Case Study for John Smith Haulage

Simon Bunegar

While the name might appear to be a common one, there’s nothing run-of-the-mill about the reputation of John Smith Ltd, who are based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. As our case study shows, since they joined the Exchange in 2015, this highly[...]

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July 05, 2019

A Cashless Craze: The Future of Payments on the Road

Simon Bunegar

It won’t have escaped your attention that our world is moving very quickly towards being one that no longer deals in cash, and those of us in haulage work will soon have no option but to keep up with the times and go cashless. After all, using[...]

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May 10, 2019

North Yorkshire Police Launch Operation to Target Cargo Thieves

Cargo theft is one of the most serious problems faced by haulage companies in the UK, and it’s a sad reflection of the times that we have to spend so much time putting in measures to counteract it. Police in North Yorkshire have recently launched[...]

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April 30, 2019

Case Study: H. Nickolls and Son Ltd

In our case study of the thriving haulage business H. Nickolls and Son Ltd, we showcase how a company that’s been around for nearly a hundred years has combined tradition and innovation in a formula that achieved great success.

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April 29, 2019

Programme to Help Drivers Improve Sleep

Eat, drive, sleep, repeat. Eat, drive, sleep, repeat. Sound familiar? Well if you’re one of the UK’s hard working haulage drivers out there on the road plying your trade every day, that’s literally the story of your life. The problem is, it’s all[...]

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April 04, 2019

Case Study: Point to Point, A Very Personal Approach

Owner of London-based logistics logistics company Point to Point, Kevin Grey, knows the importance of reliable, loyal employees. But, as our case study shows, he also walks the walk when it comes to the equally important aspect of running his[...]

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April 03, 2019

Dealing With Driver Fatigue at a Management Level

Being a fleet manager is a job that requires a diverse range of skills including being organised, calm in a crisis, able to think on your feet, a good negotiator, superb judge of character…and the list goes on.

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April 02, 2019

Loading and Unloading a HGV: Get it Right

While it might seem like common sense to an old hand at delivery work, some drivers do need to be reminded of (or taught) best practice when it comes to the loading and unloading of a vehicle. Unsecured or badly stacked loads are the direct cause[...]

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March 04, 2019

Teamwork Matters: Vyom Services Ltd Case Study

We’ve all heard the old saying ‘there’s no ‘I’ in teamwork’, and while it might be clichéd and just a little bit annoying, there’s no doubting the sentiment behind it: no man is an island. Right, probably just as annoying. Instead, let our[...]

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February 26, 2019

Tasty and Healthy at the Chippenham Pitstop

Hands up: who’s sometimes guilty of choosing quick and easy over healthy when you’re grabbing breaky out on the road? Let’s hope you weren’t driving when we asked that question because the amount of raised hands would no doubt have sent the[...]

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