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"Cargo theft: Top 3 tips to avoid putting your driver and cargo at ..."

In 2019, 6,463 cargo thefts were reported in EMEA. Fortunately, shippers and their drivers can take measu...

2021/06/15

"Multimodal real-time visibility on your freight"

With an explosion of pent-up demand for goods post the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s the perfect time for tra...

2021/06/15

"Save money on trailer tyre management"

Maintaining correct tyre pressures can make a positive difference to your total cost of trailer managemen...

2021/05/28

"Telematics for trailers; how to get started"

A trailer is no longer just a box on wheels. It is a digital asset, a “smart trailer” with trailer te...

2021/05/28

"Get started on a digital Freight Exchange platform"

Historically, developing business opportunities from freight forwarders was sometimes more effort than it...

2019/04/19

Other knowledge

"Seasonal rental - book your extra trailers for the summer "

Your son announces he is now vegan. Your daughter can’t decide whether to eat her avocado for its superfood health benefits or turn it into a face mask. These scen...

2019/04/09

"Ten Most Common Trailer Repairs"

Fleet managers at transport and logistics companies have a lot on their mind. Service clients that order a freight transport from A to B, scheduling the right traile...

2019/03/28

"Statistics on trailer leasing"

The European economy is growing, albeit more slowly than previously. Continued strong consumer consumption will provide road freight companies with attractive busine...

2019/03/22

"Fun facts about European motorways"

Popular culture has always mythologised the motorway, the European equivalent of the US highway. Musically, Kraftwerk’s “Autobahn”, Tom Robinson’s “2-4-6-8...

2019/03/20

"Trend update: alternative fuels for trucks"

When you read that McDonald’s UK has converted 4.2 million litres of cooking oil into 3.8 million litres of biodiesel for powering its fleet or that Scania has jus...

2019/03/06

"Keep your fleet on patrol with TIP European roadside assistance"

Last winter a 40-tonne lorry became stuck in the snow at a service station in Wales. Driving on was simply impossible. Luckily, a nearby group of 20 soldiers from th...

2019/02/25

"What you didn’t know about TIP and tankers"

The global tanker trucks market size continues to grow. ResearchAndMarkets expect this market to be worth €1.122 bn by 2025, increasing at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2017...

2019/02/14

"The Amazon effect on your business"

At the CES Technology Show in Las Vegas, Continental showed off its Cube driverless shuttle featuring robotic dogs taking parcels from the vehicle to the customer’...

2019/01/30