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"Roadside Assistance: Be prepared for the unexpected"

Safety is a major concern whenever it comes to on-road transportation. Telematics-based technologies are ...

2021/08/25

"Telematics for greater trailer fleet sustainability"

TIP is committed to decisively take responsibility “for Generations to Come”, and to upholding the un...

2021/08/23

"Outsourcing truck and trailer maintenance reduces costs"

Managing costs is vital for fleet managers. Significant savings can be made by outsourcing the maintenanc...

2021/07/22

"Trailer telematics and temperature-sensitive transportation"

For trailer fleet managers, selecting the right reefer and telematics system is critical, especially for ...

2021/07/22

"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

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"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 trailer fleet managers to harness technology to enjoy multimoda...

2021/06/15

"Save money on trailer tyre management"

Maintaining correct tyre pressures can make a positive difference to your total cost of trailer management by extending tyre lives, reducing fuel consumption, improv...

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 telematics. If you want to connect with the future of logistic...

2021/05/28

"Get started on a digital Freight Exchange platform"

Historically, developing business opportunities from freight forwarders was sometimes more effort than it was worth for small to mid-sized road freight transporters....

2019/04/19

"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