August 12, 2019

HGV Drivers and the Amazon Effect on Logistics

Simon Bunegar

For this post I’m going to assume you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few years and have heard of a little old company by the name of Amazon. Are you with me? Of course you are.

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July 22, 2019

Improved Truck Stop for Scottish Haulage Drivers

Simon Bunegar

Haulage drivers working in Scotland are in for a treat with the recent opening of a brand new hi-tech refuelling bunker. If you like your fuel fast and your facilities fantastic, The ‘fechan Truckstop’s partnership with independent fuel[...]

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July 22, 2019

Another Haulage Exchange Success: H Crabtree Ltd.

Simon Bunegar

Our members are as diverse as the loads they transport and our case study of freight management company H Crabtree Ltd shows that sometimes, in the haulage industry, going big is all about thinking bigger…

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July 22, 2019

HGV Drivers and the Amazon Effect on Logistics

Simon Bunegar

For this post I’m going to assume you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few years and have heard of a little old company by the name of Amazon. Are you with me? Of course you are.

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July 22, 2019

How Big Was Your Biggest?

Simon Bunegar

All of us in the haulage business know that there’s a certain amount of prestige attached to the size of our loads. So when it comes to haulage work, the bigger the better! Am I right?

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July 22, 2019

Lorry Drivers Suffer Most From Polluted Air

Simon Bunegar

There’s so much said to and about haulage drivers concerning how much we contribute to the amount of emissions going into the air – and these days you really can’t get away from it. What with talk of HGVs, CAZs, EVs, alternative fuels and noxious[...]

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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 21, 2019

Transport Exchange Group and Teletrac Navman Celebrate 1,000th Vehicle Integration

Gertie

An increasing number of road transport operators are using live vehicle data to get more from the Transport Exchange Group’s freight trading platforms. Over 1,000 vehicles using Teletrac Navman telematics have now been integrated, allowing[...]

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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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