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Yodel announces launch of Xpect Returns service

New enhanced collection service offers customers two-hour collection window. Independent parcel carrier Yodel has today announced the launch of Xpect Returns, a new enhanced collection service for returning purchases to retailers. Customers can now h...

Tesco Trials its First Carrier Transicold Engineless Refrigeration Systems

Supermarket chain Tesco is conducting a trial of two Carrier Transicold multi-temperature refrigeration units – engineless systems that run entire...

Ping Pong Balls - Dangerous, Yes or No?

To some, UN rules on dangerous goods can cause a lot of red tape and hold up. At the same time, no one wants dangerous materials handled in an inappro...

New Road Safety Initiative From Volvo For Cyclists

Volvo recently launched a new initiative aimed at protection cyclists and other vulnerable road users. The initiative, known as "See And Be Seen" ai...

Perfect Storm - Fuel Prices Set To Spike

Worldwide oil production has been at an all time high. With the suspension of Iranian sanctions adding even more to supplies, and the global dowturn e...

Government Plan To Solve Driver Shortage

Perhaps you did or didn't know there has been a driver shortage of late. This i fact stretches back to the crash of 2008/9. While the supply and dema...

£1.5 Billion For Road Improvement, Fuel Duty Freeze

Britain's roads are in quite a state. Over congested (the most congested motorway system in europe), old, and damaged. Any one of our drivers has to ...

New Operation Stack Decision - Stanford West Lorry Park

A new decision has been made by the government to push ahead with the proposed Stanford West Lorry Park. This will attempt to deal with heightened tra...

Cycle Aware - Cycle Training For HGV Drivers

Cyclists and HGV drivers are often not the best of friends, and over the years cyclists have unfortunately lost lives when the two come in to contact....

Operation Stack Back Again?

With all the chaos off the migration crises last summer. Many of you will remember operation stack. Well, if we have the same problem this summer. You...

Jobs For Veterans - Solution For Driver Shortage

As the economy has picked up, and demand has increased, the driver shortage has paralyzed the logistic industry. But now, the Royal Haulage Associatio...

There's Giving Your Mate a Bump Start, Then There's This - Charity HGV Pull.

You've probably given your mate a bump start before. Or even had one yourself on a cold winter morning.  But how's about this. For Charity, Volvo h...

Fancy Yourself A Mega Machine?

Some of the lorries we have in the UK are pretty massive. But check out this beast.The lorry, 25 metres in length, has a 60 tonne capacity! Kitted it ...

The Rise Of The Robots - Government Tests Driverless Lorries

It's not quite the rise of the robots we might have feared. But it still could strike terror in to the hearts of HGV drivers everywhere - The Briti.....

HGV Driver Shortage Continues

As the economy ebs and flows demand and supply picks up and slackens off in many industries, and logistics is no different. If you are one of our driv...

Driver Of The Year - Think You Have What It Takes?

We all know that the best drivers drive with Freeway. But would any of you fancy yourselves skilled enough to compete for driver of the year? The comp...