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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Freight Exchanges Unlocking the Value of Visibility

Simon Bunegar, Head of Business Development, Transport Exchange Group The ability of a freight exchange to act as a central platform, operating seamlessly with other supply chain and back office systems, is providing a unique opportunity to bring together different telematics systems to achieve true data integration. By gathering, analysing and sharing this disparate vehicle [...]
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Transport Exchange Group and Teletrac Navman Celebrate 1,000th Vehicle Integration

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 tracked Courier Exchange and Haulage Exchange members to advertise their available capacity and increased visibility throughout the supply chain. In [...]
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Every mile matters in the vehicle recovery industry

Apex Networks and Transport Exchange Group, the market leaders in their respective sectors, have teamed up to help dramatically reduce ‘dead miles’ and improve efficiency throughout the industry. The collaboration will enable Apex RMS to directly advertise and receive recovery and other vehicle movement jobs into the new Vehicle and Recovery Exchange (VR-X) developed by [...]
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