Can Investment Alone Repair Britain’s Ailing Road Infrastructure?

  It has the most gridlocked road network in western Europe, and according to Inrix, a transportation analytics company, by 2025 congestion will cost the economy a whopping UK£61.8 billion – that’s nearly 20 billion pounds more than in Germany which sits in second place, and triple the amount that Italy will lose in decreased […]

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How Collaboration Is the Fight to Reduce Emissions

They are responsible for approximately 17 percent of greenhouse gas emissions and close to 21 percent of N0x emissions emanating from road transport, but astonishingly figures published by the Department for Transport earlier this year, also reveal that Heavy Goods vehicles (HGVs) account for just five percent of all miles undertaken by road vehicles.[i] With […]

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Why Last Mile Delivery by Drone Trials Are Not Quite What They Seem

The road that runs through the tiny 12th century Bavarian village of Reit im Winkl is as old as it is long. But the scenic German hamlet which is a staging-post for Deutsche Alpenstraße, an ancient 450-mile track beginning at Lake Constance and ending in Berchtesgaden on the Austrian border, is also embracing next-generation technology, […]

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Avoiding expensive ‘blind spots’

There is a lot of talk about blind spots on the road these days in the road transport industry and eliminating some of them is certainly saving lives.  However there is another kind of blind spot that is costing the industry millions in delays and lost efficiency. Almost every transport company operating in the UK […]

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Next Generation of Road Transport Operators Adopting Collaborative, Technology-Based Approach to Success.

Transport Exchange Group is seeing the emergence of a new generation of road transport professional that is embracing collaboration and technological innovation to drive growth. In fact, almost 300 hauliers, couriers, freight forwarders and logistics operators have joined the company’s leading freight trading exchanges during the past three months, while average daily activity through the [...]
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Transport Exchange Group Launches Messaging Tool to Boost Business Communications

Transport Exchange Group is launching a messaging solution to improve business communication through its leading freight trading platforms. ‘Freight Messenger’ will initially be available to all members of Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange, providing a highly-effective chat tool for both internal teams and trading partners that has been designed to reduce administration and streamline operational [...]
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Record Year for Transport Exchange Group

Transport Exchange Group experienced a record year following a 25 per cent rise in the number of loads handled through its leading freight trading platforms. Both Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange saw significant growth during 2015 as road transport businesses sought to meet demand for added capacity and tackle some of the operational challenges they [...]
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