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3 Must-Have Apps for UK Truck Drivers

Driving from A to B might sound simple but, as HGV operators know, there can be a whole host of complications. From unsuitable roads, to lack of overnight parking, to time-wasting dead mileage, there are many possible frustrations. Thanks to modern technology, there are lots of applications out there that claim to make life easier for those driving HGVs. Here to sort the best from the rest, I’m breaking down the three must-have apps for truck drivers in the UK. Truck Parking Europe Truck Parki ...


20.07.2017

Kinneir and Calvert: the Unsung Heroes of British Roads

Imagine a world where certain images, seen every day, controlled your decisions and your actions. Their sole purpose of being seen and unseen being paramount to your life, work and future… It sounds like something from a science fiction novel, but for every single road-going individual it is an everyday occurrence. We are, of course, not discussing some nefarious form of mind control from Big Brother, but simple road signs. At their best, they are clear, simple, and require no more than a glan ...


22.02.2017

The Best Place Names in Britain

Time for a little monthly entertainment. I know that long journeys are sometimes tiresome and monotononous for truck drivers, so why not make your travels more amusing by tracking down streets, towns and cities with funny names? As I am sure you have already noticed, the UK is full of place names that range from the fantastic to the frankly ridiculous. It has been a tough competition, but I have successfully compiled a list of my favourite places. Get ready to laugh! Ugley (Essex) I haven’t mad ...


17.02.2017

Nominate Your Drivers for the Microlise Awards!

All operators will know that keeping morale high and showing your appreciation for your drivers is extremely important. Truck drivers are exceptionally hard-working, work irregular hours and often spend long periods of time away from home, so if you can show your appreciation in an exceptional, meaningful way, then you always should! I believe that a fantastic way to do this is to nominate members of your team for the upcoming Microlise awards, which will be held on the 16th of May at the Micro ...


20.12.2016

The “Mothertruckers” Female Truck Drivers’ Club

It wasn’t so long ago that female truck drivers were something of a rarity on British roads. But not anymore! With the ever increasing need for fresh blood in the logistics industry, growing opportunities for women across the spectrum and the breaking down of gender barriers, female drivers are a common sight taking up the load (pun intended). The “Mothertruckers” Lady Drivers’ Club As the name implies, this is a group founded by female truck drivers, for female truck drivers. The club has bee ...


19.12.2016

Stobart Auctions off the Chance to Name a Truck for Injured Veterans

Haulage company Eddie Stobart has auctioned off the chance to name one of its famous trucks to raise money for the injured veterans charity, British Racing Injured Troops. The charity, known as BRIT, offers injured service men the opportunity to get involved in endurance motor racing. The idea is that the injured service personnel are able to compete in motor racing events with able-bodied drivers on a completely level playing field. About the Auction The auction, which concluded on 22 Septem ...


17.10.2016

The Drivers’ Fuel Challenge: Driving economically in 2016

In today’s ever environmentally-conscious and economically-aware world, fuel efficiency is one of the most important factors to consider for any haulage company. Fuel consumption accounts for almost a third of a company’s outgoings so maximising efficiency is paramount. It is common knowledge that Volvo Trucks are famous for their low fuel consumption, but every company director or owner knows that having fuel-efficient trucks is only half the battle. Fuel-efficient truck drivers are equally a ...


13.10.2016

The Drivers’ Fuel Challenge in 2016

In today’s ever environmentally-conscious and economically-aware world, fuel efficiency is one of the most important factors to consider for any haulage company. Fuel consumption accounts for almost a third of a company’s outgoings so maximising efficiency is paramount. It is common knowledge that Volvo Trucks are famous for their low fuel consumption, but every company director or owner knows that having fuel-efficient trucks is only half the battle. Fuel-efficient truck drivers are equally a ...


12.10.2016

Making the Best Use of Camera Technology

Some might say that the world has gone technology mad, but technology is having hugely positive effects on all kinds of industries. The logistics and haulage industries are no exception. The use of camera technology in particular has increased dramatically in recent years and has proved to be invaluable in helping business grow and develop. Issues with this technology arise, however, when it is mismanaged and not used correctly. Many truck drivers have never had to use advanced technology like ...


12.10.2016

New Transport Plan for Kent to Benefit Freight Industry

According to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), a new transport plan that has been proposed by Kent County Council is set to have huge benefits for haulage company managers and truck drivers too. 10 Priorities There are 10 priorities that have been highlighted in the transport plan, and all are significant in terms of the development of the national infrastructure. The Priorities Include: • A new Lower Thames Crossing • A Dover Western Docks expansion scheme • Solving the issues with ...


12.10.2016

A. Duie Pyle Parkesburg Facility Honored by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company for Exceptional Service

WEST CHESTER, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/17/14 -- A. Duie Pyle, the Northeast''s premier provider of asset-and-non-asset based supply chain solutions, has received the Scotts Miracle-Gro "2014 Service Provider of the Year Award."The award honors A. Duie Pyle''s Parkesburg, Pennsylvania warehouse and distribution facility for outstanding service performance. The 570,000 square foot facility exceeded performance expectations in four measurable areas, which included 99 ...


17.12.2014

UrgentCareTravel Offers DOT/Medical Services Membership Program to Professional Drivers Seeking Affordable, Convenient Truck-Friendly Healthcare Services

MIAMI BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/14 -- UrgentCareTravel is pleased to announce today, at the 2014 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, the availability of their DOT/medical services membership program providing professional drivers and their family members with affordable, convenient and comprehensive access to DOT physicals and medical services. Individuals who are medically uninsured, underinsured, or wanting to manage their high insurance deductibles can take adv ...


07.10.2014

Rolling Strong and Cigna Program Will Deliver Wellness Solutions to Professional Bus and Truck Drivers Nationwide

LAS VEGAS, NV and BLOOMFIELD, CT -- (Marketwired) -- 06/26/13 -- Global health service company Cigna (NYSE: CI), and Rolling Strong, a leader in wellness solutions for professional drivers, have created a program to deliver wellness resources to professional bus and truck drivers nationwide. Together, they will work directly with transportation companies to provide access to Rolling Strong's Driver Wellness Program and will promote driver health education at various venues for professional ...


26.06.2013

CTA, OSA Canada Launch Sleep Apnea Screening & Treatment Pilot

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 05/28/12 -- The Canadian Trucking Alliance, in partnership with OSA Canada Inc., is launching a first-of-its-kind pilot in Canada to deliver a full service sleep apnea program to commercial truck drivers. Where ever you are located in the country, OSA Canada will visit your terminal to screen, test and diagnose drivers as well as equip and train identified drivers with sleep apnea to use their CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) treatment machine and ma ...


28.05.2012

Illume Software Announces iZup Enterprise to Reduce Distracted Driving Among Mobile Workers

NEEDHAM, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/19/11 -- Recognizing that companies must move swiftly to curb distracted driving at work, , developer of iZup, industry-leading mobile software that holds incoming and outgoing communications while driving, today announced iZup Enterprise. A development platform and significant expansion of iZup, the iZup Enterprise family of products includes powerful administrative and reporting capabilities, enabling organizations of all sizes to adopt a robust technology s ...


19.09.2011

Snap Fitness and Rolling Strong(TM) Launch Gym Membership Program at Pilot Flying J Locations Nationwide to Help Professional Drivers, Travelers Muscle Up While on the Road

CHANHASSEN, MN -- (Marketwire) -- 08/23/11 -- , the world's fastest-growing franchisor of 24/7 express fitness centers, announces a partnership with , the leader in health and wellness for professional drivers, that will offer an easy in, easy out workout concept at numerous Travel Centers nationwide. The 960-square-foot workout centers will help thousands of daily travelers achieve their fitness goals and better results while on the road."The new gyms are designed to accommodate th ...


23.08.2011



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