In 2021, we surveyed UK haulage companies on the challenges and opportunities of a post-Brexit haulage industry. In only a year since then, we’ve witnessed ongoing HGV driver shortages, new Covid-19 variants, runaway inflation and the Russia-Ukraine war.
Heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) carry essential loads up and down the UK, delivering everything from food to building materials. Haulage jobs and HGV drivers are, therefore, pivotal to the economy, making the current shortage of drivers a real concern.
North Yorkshire Police Launch Operation to Target Cargo Thieves
By Billy Gardner -
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 an initiative to increase their patrols in order to help curb the incidents of this kind of crime.
Freight and the City: Keeping the Show on the Road
By Alastair Graham -
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 effects they will have on freight forwarders and hauliers.
Why can’t I currently retrofit my commercial vehicle to meet Euro-6/VI standards and when will I be able to do so?
By James Gordon -
Imagine if you could move physical cargo across continents as effectively and smoothly as a computer moves data. This is the groundbreaking concept of the physical internet and a philosophy that logisticians and academics hope to integrate into real-world freight supply chains by 2050.
How a submariner made electric trucks a reality and why freight exchange platform members should be excited
By Alastair Graham -
What links a former Israeli submarine officer to the UK freight sector? The answer is a state-of-the-art electric truck with range extending technology, which could one day dramatically increase the size of a collaborative logistics platforms’ virtual electric lorry fleet.