The aftermath of Port of Felixstowe’s IT system switchover

The technical difficulties experienced by the UK’s largest container port over the past six weeks are unlikely to have escaped your attention. Whether or not your goods or operations were directly impacted, the knock-on effect of such heavy disruption to a port the size of Felixstowe has been felt far and wide. With the dust […]

Major Challenges Faced by Pallet Networks

According to recent reports, growth in the pallet network sector has started to show major signs of slowing as a shrinking pool of reliable members and an absence of consolidation has lead to dual running and a lack of choice for customers. With pressures mounting and little visible change in the offing, are customers in […]

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Should HGVs Use Bus Lanes to Aid Traffic Flow?

A recent proposal put forward by the Traffic Commissioner for Wales, Nick Jones, has suggested that allowing HGVs to use bus lanes could be vital to improving traffic flow across the country. But is the idea realistic or just a distracting way to paper over the growing cracks in UK infrastructure? Precedents Set Though it […]

Winter HGV Safety Tips – Learning from Storm Emma

Unless you’ve been lucky enough to be away on holiday or driving somewhere warm, it’s unlikely you’ll have missed the news about the recent winter weather bringing the UK to a standstill. During three days of Storm Emma alone, there were an estimated 8,260 road collisions, although statistics seem to be going up even without […]