Category: Transportation


Marine Cargo – ‘Ever Given’ Suez Canal blockage impact
April 2, 2021

Marine Cargo – ‘Ever Given’ Suez Canal blockage impact

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Marine Cargo – ‘Ever Given’ Suez Canal blockage All customers with cargo onboard must contribute to the costs of the recovery and salvage costs to the Ever Given. If you have an Ascend Cargo insurance policy then this will be covered under the General Average extension – if you do not have marine insurance you…

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Top tips for new HGV drivers
April 1, 2021

Top tips for new HGV drivers

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Tips for new HGV drivers   If you’ve just passed your HGV license test and are now qualified to drive Heavy Goods Vehicles, the good news is that there are plenty of employment opportunities out there for you. With a current UK shortage of HGV drivers, now is certainly the time to be kick-starting a…

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Tips to stay focused on long drives
March 25, 2021

Tips to stay focused on long drives

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Tips to stay focused on long drives   If you’re working in the logistics industry as a driver then you’re going to clock up some long hours on the road. If you’re not prepared for this, then handling such extensive journeys can be difficult and even dangerous. It’s important to make sure you know how…

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Coronavirus support for business guide
March 18, 2021

Coronavirus support for business guide

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Coronavirus support for business guide   Download our financial aid guide detailing the assistance that is available to you following the 2021 budget.   As the UK prepares for the proposed Government roadmap to ease the lockdown restrictions, we want to ensure that our valued clients have access to the most up-to-date information to make your…

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How to stay on top of goods in transit damage claims
March 18, 2021

How to stay on top of goods in transit damage claims

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How to stay on top of Freight Liability (goods in transit) damage claims   Transport damage can be a serious issue in the haulage business. Making repeated claims on insurance can significantly increase premiums and there may be occasions when an insurer refuses to pay out, leaving the business with a significant bill. Staying on…

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Staying on top of sleep when you are on the road
March 11, 2021

Staying on top of sleep when you are on the road

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Staying on top of sleep when you are on the road   If you’re a haulage driver in the UK  and are on the roads often, then you’ve probably found it challenging to get enough sleep and may be experiencing the consequences of too little. Around a third of the UK population only gets up…

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Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape
March 5, 2021

Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape

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Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape   With cyber criminals becoming more sophisticated by the day, business must act now to shore up their defenses.   As recently as five years ago, cyber risk was widely perceived as a technological challenge. Protected by firewalls and virus protection software – not to mention the company IT…

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How to reduce your carbon footprint for sustainable transport
March 4, 2021

How to reduce your carbon footprint for sustainable transport

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How to reduce your carbon footprint for sustainable transport   There is an increasing need for every business to be more conscious of their carbon footprint. Across all sectors, but especially those where fuel consumption is high, a review of existing processes and systems is underway to identify opportunities to minimise the impact being made…

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HTA engage The Transafe Network
February 25, 2021

HTA engage The Transafe Network

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HTA engage The Transafe Network to look at Safer Abnormal Load Escorting     The Heavy Transport Association has initiated the first in a new programme of projects that will look at various aspects of the movement of abnormal indivisible loads, analysing good practice from the UK and elsewhere in the world to ensure that…

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What are the effects of moving goods in the EU post-Brexit
February 18, 2021

What are the effects of moving goods in the EU post-Brexit

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What are the effects of moving goods in the EU post-Brexit?   Following the UK leaving the EU, all trade with the EU is going to be different. A last-minute deal has helped with certain areas of trading, but what should you look out for when moving goods in the EU?   Tariffs The new…

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