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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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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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HGV Classes Explained: Licence Classes 1, 2 & More
June 10, 2021

HGV Classes Explained: Licence Classes 1, 2 & More

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HGV Classes Explained: Licence Classes 1, 2 & More   You need different types of driving licences to drive different types of HGVs. HGV classes essentially outline the type of licence you need to drive any given HGV. In this post we’ll explain what the various HGV classes mean. We’ll also look at some of…

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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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COVID-19 and the effect on haulage drivers
May 3, 2020

COVID-19 and the effect on haulage drivers

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COVID-19 and the effect on haulage drivers Haulage drivers are having to keep working during the pandemic, but there has been little talk about how the crisis is affecting them. Before the current crisis, the sector was facing a struggle to maintain staffing numbers given its high proportion of older workers approaching retirement and the…

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