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Courier Van Insurance
September 14, 2021

Courier Van Insurance

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Everything you need to know about courier insurance and becoming a self-employed courier driver   DOES MY BUSINESS NEED COURIER INSURANCE? If your business involves transporting other people’s goods for hire and reward then it’s a necessity that you’re covered by courier insurance. Remember, if you’re transporting your own goods for delivery then you will…

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Turners alerts customers over worsening driver shortage crisis
August 5, 2021

Turners alerts customers over worsening driver shortage crisis

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Turners alerts customers over worsening driver shortage crisis “We’re close to the brink and so is everyone else,” said Turners (Soham) MD, Paul Day. “Are we delivering everything with a perfect service? No. Is everyone else? I don’t think they are. It’s getting worse. In another month it’s going to be really tight.” The UK…

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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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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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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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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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New smartphone driver safety apps for businesses
April 13, 2021

New smartphone driver safety apps for businesses

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The role of smartphones, gamification and rewards in a business driver safety programme   Due to the challenge of monitoring behaviour and engaging employees, driver safety has remained a blindspot for many companies – until now. Innovative smartphone-based solutions are giving health and safety leaders access to data-driven insights whilst enabling them to gamify and…

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Haulage Driver shortage – 50,000 new drivers needed in the industry
December 13, 2017

Haulage Driver shortage – 50,000 new drivers needed in the industry

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The RHA have advised that the industry has a shortfall of between 45,000 and 50,000 drivers and the situation is getting worse. Thousands of older drivers are leaving the industry and younger people can’t afford to get a truck licence. More than 85% of all goods bought in the UK are carried by a lorry…

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