Category: Transportation


Marine Cargo Insurance and its importance 
July 30, 2021

Marine Cargo Insurance and its importance 

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Marine Cargo Insurance and its importance  Maritime transport is one of the safest channels for the movement of goods, however, inevitably there are certain risks that, during their transfer can generate damage or even total loss of cargo; and that is why it is recommended to contract or enforce transfer insurance for all goods. The…

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The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme
July 29, 2021

The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme

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The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme If your employees drive for work, you know that keeping them safe on the road can be challenging. Increasing pressure to meet deadlines, driver distraction, and rising substance abuse use and stress levels are not helping. The pandemic’s emptier roads have even…

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Whiplash reforms – In place from now
July 27, 2021

Whiplash reforms – In place from now

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Whiplash reforms – In place from now   From the 31st  May new whiplash reforms came into legislation.   WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? Historically, the limit for the Small Claims Track (the route to bring low value claims to court) was £1,000. The reforms will increase this limit to £5,000. This will mean that if…

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Cyber Threats to the transport industry
July 22, 2021

Cyber Threats to the transport industry

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Cyber threats and how they are being seen by the transport industry   In the UK, according to the Government’s most recent Cyber Security Breaches Survey (June 2020) the extent of cyber security threats has widened and become more frequent with almost half of businesses reporting cyber security breaches or attacks in the previous 12 months…

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Care for other road users
July 22, 2021

Care for other road users

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Care for other road users Our roads are becoming more and more congested but not just for road vehicles. The desire to remain fit and healthy during lockdown has seen more people regularly out walking, running and cycling. Yet with so many more people now getting around on foot, bikes and now also on e-scooters,…

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Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared?
July 15, 2021

Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared?

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Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared? It is  estimated that 3,000 containers have been lost at sea over the past few months alone. Compared to the 1,382 containers on average lost per year between 2008-2019, as reported by The World Shipping Council, that’s a big jump. What’s the reason for it?   Why are…

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Employers Liability claims in relation to COVID-19
July 13, 2021

Employers Liability claims in relation to COVID-19

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As restrictions ease over the coming months businesses should be aware of potential Employers Liability claims in relation to COVID-19. This useful guide for employers includes preventative measures businesses can take to help manage these types of claims. Working from home It was supposed to be temporary, then it became less temporary, now many businesses…

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Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS
July 8, 2021

Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS

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Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS   Cargo theft is on the increase. Latest figures from NAVCIS, which is the police department responsible for dealing with freight crime, reveal 321 offences involving theft of HGVs or theft from HGVs have been reported since 1 January this year, amounting to losses…

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What is FORS?
July 1, 2021

What is FORS?

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What is FORS?   The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme designed to help fleet operators improve fleet standards within their organisation. FORS offers a range of tools that help drivers, fleet managers, and organisations measure and improve performance across all aspects of their fleet operations, and demonstrate best practice. What…

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Organisations’ exposure and implications
June 29, 2021

Organisations’ exposure and implications

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Organisations’ exposure and implications Access to organisations’ confidential information A data breach happens when an attacker gains illegal access to an organisation’s network through malicious activity, employee negligence, or third-party attacks. Data from millions of individuals was stolen in the well-publicised Blackbaud hack, affecting a number of charities. Such information can easily be sold on…

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