£200 million zero-emission HGV funding announced at Logistics UK conference

May 13, 2022 /

At Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference Transport Minister Trudy Harrison MP announced £200 million in government funding in order to continue zero-emission HGV trials. Taking the next steps towards Net-Zero This guarantee will help with the industries journey to de-carbonisation, and aid the United Kingdom’s overall push to being a carbon neutral country. The current…

Freight shipping rates soar

March 4, 2022 /

The shipping industry was already suffering before the current economic sanctions imposed on Russia for their invasion of Ukraine, due to Brexit and COVID-19. The industry has been facing a shortage of vessels and containers when the sanctions meant an increase in the prices. In less than a fortnight, shipping rates have risen tenfold for…

Smart Technology: Preventing HGV injury

February 23, 2022 /

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, HGV truckers have been under pressure like never before. Smart technology could help to prevent injury and death in the industry and keep supply chains moving. Driving HGVs requires concentration, skill, and training, especially in built-up and urban areas. According to the UN, every 24 seconds a person is killed…