We used to think of hyper loops as futuristic something in the far distant, however recent advancements in technology & some innovate thinking could mean we are now closer than ever to achieving a fifth mode of transport. But how close are we exactly? & how might we benefit from this technology in the years […]10th May 2018
Bus Lanes To Be Shared By HGV’s In Wales, But Will It Ease Congestion And Should This Approach Be Taken In Other Parts Of The Uk?
The Welsh Government is currently considering the potential of allowing HGV’s to use bus lanes in order to improve the flow of traffic and ease congestion during certain times, but how might this affect other road users such as cyclists that currently enjoy use of the lanes, and should this approach be considered for bus […]4th April 2018
With Accident-Preventing Technology Constantly Evolving, Will Our Roads Eventually Be Accident Free?
With fatality statistics on our roads refusing to budge, the government is developing technology that can help drivers reduce the amount of collisions that occur and keep everyone safe. Drivers often get overstressed, fatigued and distracted and their driving habits account for 90 percent of all accidents. Researchers are looking at technology to help cut […]8th March 2018
As you may or may not be aware, from the 3rd March 2018, In a single roadside check, A DVSA (Driver And Vehicle Standards Agency) traffic examiner can issue up to 5 on the spot fine for working time infringements committed in the last 28 days. It could mean up to a £1500 fine in […]28th February 2018
Will technological advancements in distribution deliver for the customer, supplier and those employed in the sector?
With almost 40 million of us using smart phones in the UK alone last year, it’s no surprise that technology continues to play a major part in our lives, it’s also no surprise that many companies are constantly seeking new solutions to keep them ahead in competitive market places. The distribution sector is one such […]19th February 2018
Elon Musk, CEO of electric vehicle specialists Tesla, last night presented the ‘Tesla Semi’ to excited car owners and hauliers at an airport hangar in Los Angeles. Ahead of the launch Musk tweeted: “This will blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension.” The truck is said to be able […]17th November 2017
Today sees the start of Sadiq Khan’s new ‘T-Charge’ introduced for drivers entering Central London’s congestion charge zone in an effort to tackle the sharp rise in pollution the capital has experienced in recent years. The focus of the charge is to reduce the levels of toxic air by charging £10 for diesel and petrol […]23rd October 2017
An ultra low emission zone will come into force in London in April 2019 with a reported £24 a day fee for some drivers, described as the so called “toxin tax” other UK cities are expected to follow suit. The government have been forced to act by a High Court judge after losing a legal […]25th April 2017
It’s that time of the year again with organisations such as Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) releasing their annual ALARM survey regarding the general condition of roads in England & Wales and the findings are concerning to say the least. AIA have stated that the amount of money needed to bring the roads up to scratch […]28th March 2017
NEWSFLASH – trg are awarded sole supply of Superdrug on a national basis and add Pontefract to its portfolio
As part of A S Watson’s strategy for service excellence, they have awarded sole supply of their UK Superdrug distribution operation to trg Logistics. trg Logistics have successfully managed the distribution operation of their Southern RDC at Dunstable for the past 8 years CEO Nick Gordon said “this is a fantastic opportunity which wouldn’t have […]18th January 2017