22 September 2021

Gearing Up for an Electric Future

22 September 2021

In this week’s blog, we’re examining the possibilities and challenges ahead for an electric haulage industry.

15 September 2021

How Will Shortening the HGV Driver Testing Process Affect the Industry?

15 September 2021

But how exactly have the rules on HGV driving tests changed? And will they have any other secondary effects on the industry? Find out in this week’s blog.

10 September 2021

Coping with Reverse Logistics

10 September 2021

In this week’s blog, we’re offering our advice on how to make it through the final stretch of peak season.  

03 September 2021

Will The Driver Shortage “Cancel” Christmas 2021?

03 September 2021

In this week’s blog, we’re exploring the issues ahead for the United Kingdom, the factors generating the problems and how government and businesses can act to avert the impending crisis.

27 August 2021

Why The Last Mile Matters Most

27 August 2021

What is exactly is “the last mile” and why is it so important? In this week’s blog, we’re delivering the details on that critical last-leg of the shipment process!

18 August 2021

Will Delivery Drones Ever Take Off?

18 August 2021

In this week’s blog, we’re exploring the perks of automated air delivery and the turbulence delaying ecommerce drones’ ascension into the sky.

13 August 2021

Secrets to Success: Top 5 Tips for Logistics Managers

13 August 2021

In this week’s blog, we’re offering our top 5 tips for logistics managers.

05 August 2021

Stay Cool: Top 5 Summertime Tips for HGV Drivers

05 August 2021

To help operators and drivers prepare for the sweltering days ahead, we’re offering our top 5 tips on how to stay cool this summer!

30 July 2021

How are the government encouraging new drivers into the industry?

30 July 2021

In our latest blog, we examine these measures in greater detail and reveal how your business can reconfigure strategically to provide greater employee satisfaction. 

23 July 2021

Haulage After ‘Freedom Day’

23 July 2021

What are the issues that logistics workers have encountered since the country’s reopening? And how can businesses caught off-balance get back on track? In this week’s blog, we answer both questions. 

16 July 2021

Will Extending Hours Fix The Driver Shortage?

16 July 2021

In this week’s blog, we’re examining the impact the increase in HGV driving hours will have on the haulage industry and whether or not it will ease the impending chaos caused by the driver shortage.

08 July 2021

Plastic Free July

08 July 2021

What lengths are logistics providers going to remove single-use plastic from the supply chain?

30 June 2021

Delight Your Customers With Cloud TMS

30 June 2021

How can you delight your customers and as a result, keep them on your books and ultimately make more money for you?

25 June 2021

Brexit: The Impact On Haulage So Far

25 June 2021

In this week’s blog we’re examining difficulties and the opportunities created by Britain’s departure. 

16 June 2021

Why a Cloud TMS is the Best for Transport & Logistics Operators

16 June 2021

The Cloud model lets the tech-specialists solve the tech-problems while you focus on your customers and your business.

08 June 2021

5 Ways a Modern TMS Help You Zap Unexpected Costs

08 June 2021

Here’s the lowdown on where a Cloud-first TMS tailored to your business will help make you more money and reduce your administration by up to 90%.

03 June 2021

E-Commerce In A Post-Pandemic World

03 June 2021

How is the industry evolving to cope with this increased e-commerce demand – and how can individual businesses strategically adapt to meet the new consumer expectations?

27 May 2021

Reducing Operating Support Costs With a Modern TMS

27 May 2021

In this week’s blog, we’re examining the seven top benefits associated with this innovative, automated approach to transport management.

18 May 2021

How to Solve The Driver Shortage Problem

18 May 2021

With an average age of 48 years old – 47% of drivers are over 50 and only 1% are under 25. An alarming amount of these drivers are retiring within the next 10-20 years, thus the western world stands on a dangerous precipice and is already seeing the beginnings of a driver shortage.

10 May 2021

The Road to an Environmentally Friendly Haulage Industry

10 May 2021

Research has shown that companies with more ethical operations also have higher profits. That leaves us to question – what innovations will help us achieve our environmental ambitions?

29 April 2021

Make More Money With a Modern TMS

29 April 2021

TMS are expensive; right? Well, big, heavy duty TMS might be, but TrackTrans most definitely is not.

17 April 2021

Stress Awareness Month

17 April 2021

In honour of Stress Awareness Month, we’ve put together some tips on how you can try and manage your stress whilst on the road. 

09 April 2021

Best in The Class TMS on a Future-Proofed Platform

09 April 2021

Alongside the flexible pricing, TrackTrans utilises cloud-based technology to provide an incredibly versatile user experience with a variety of compelling benefits. 

29 March 2021

Not all ePODs are “Born Equal”

29 March 2021

As we enter a new decade, developers are beginning to realise the true potential of software solutions; as a result of this, there is now a distinctive market divide between ePODs.

17 March 2021

Spring Cleaning: How to Clean Your HGV

17 March 2021

Follow our top tips in this week’s blog and you’ll have your truck looking as though it’s been whisked from the local showroom! 

08 March 2021

International Women’s Day

08 March 2021

In honour of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we are reflecting on the brilliant ladies who’ve helped push the boundaries and define our industry. We’ll also be discussing the growing need for greater female representation within the logistics sector. 

02 March 2021

The Driving Force Behind The Best Known Logistics Brands

02 March 2021

Whether you are a dedicated logistics operator, a freight specialist or a manufacturer, retailer or distributer with your own fleet, the physical and timely movement of goods is critical.

25 February 2021

The Best In-Cab Comforts for Truck Drivers

25 February 2021

In this week’s blog, we’re checking out the best in-cab comforts for those in it for the long haul.

18 February 2021

Do You Have Your DVS Permit?

18 February 2021

This week’s blog details the Direct Vision Standard law and reveals what hauliers need to do to ensure that they’re on track for the March deadline. 

11 February 2021

A ‘Connected’ Transport Management System

11 February 2021

To conclude our quadrilogy of IoT (The Internet of Things) blogs, this week we are exploring how hauliers can harness cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), APIs and big data to digitally consolidate their operation. 

04 February 2021

Harnessing The Power of Big Data

04 February 2021

Businesses must be ready to implement new “big data” solutions to ensure all information is aggregated, analysed and stored appropriately. 

29 January 2021

Understanding the API economy

29 January 2021

The term API is often batted around in reference to integrated systems. What exactly are they – and how can they be applied to logistics?

21 January 2021

Joining the AI revolution

21 January 2021

You don’t need to be technologically fluent to participate in the AI revolution. These advancements provide too many incredible benefits for the industry to be ignored.

13 January 2021

Surviving Lockdown 3.0

13 January 2021

As winter ushers in a new, more contagious strain of coronavirus – chief medical officer, Chris Whitty, has issued a stark warning of ‘worse weeks’ ahead. The question remains; is the sector ready for unparalleled disruption?  

06 January 2021

Driving forward in 2021

06 January 2021

It’s fair to say that 2020 has been difficult for everyone and as we wave goodbye to it – we can’t wait to see what the new year has to bring.

16 December 2020

Top 5 Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

16 December 2020

There are ways to avoid the potential hazards and arrive home safely for the holiday season. Here are our top 5 winter driving tips for truck drivers that can help you stay safe this winter, in no particular order! 

09 December 2020

Top 5 Gadgets for Truckers

09 December 2020

In this week’s blog, we’re counting down the top 5 gizmos that improve the driving experience for those who spend hours on the road. 

04 December 2020

Haulage: Getting COVID-safe for Christmas

04 December 2020

Lockdown may have been eased, but we are far from being out of the woods yet. It is of paramount importance that you ensure the safety of your staff over the Christmas period.

28 November 2020

The Top 5 Things Car Drivers Do That Annoy HGV Drivers

28 November 2020

In this week’s blog, we’re analysing the sins committed by the general public that make HGV drivers shout “for truck’s sake”!

19 November 2020

National Lorry Week

19 November 2020

Tonight at 8pm, the nation are being encouraged by the RHA to go out onto their doorsteps or at their windows to “shine a light” for the haulage industry.

11 November 2020

The UK’s Top 5 Truck Stops

11 November 2020

In this week’s blog, we’re taking a look at the top 5 truck stops in the UK for you to stop at while on your next job.

05 November 2020

Christmas 2020: Supply Chain Chaos

05 November 2020

The holiday season is well known as being the busiest time of the year for the industry. In 2020, logistics operations have been warned of an unprecedented strain on warehouse and delivery capacity for the winter months.

27 October 2020

Distributing the COVID-19 Vaccine

27 October 2020

The logistics sector is simply waiting for one of COVID-19 vaccines to be declared safe and ready to go – once that happens, the supply chain will be stretched further than ever before. 

22 October 2020

Brexit: What is an “Australia-Style” Trade Deal?

22 October 2020

The Prime Minister has told Britons to prepare for a Brexit with trade agreements akin to those of Australia. The question is, what does this mean for the United Kingdom? 

14 October 2020

The New Brexit Border Guide

14 October 2020

In preparation for Brexit, the Government have published an updated Border Operating Model, which provides further details on how the GB-EU border will work and the actions that traders, hauliers and passengers need to take.

08 October 2020

Cyber Security Awareness Month

08 October 2020

To coincide with Cyber Security Awareness Month, this week’s blog will outline the correct methods of managing your data to ensure its online safety. 

30 September 2020

COVID-19: Proof of Delivery

30 September 2020

Reliable electronic Proof of Delivery (ePoD) technology is essential to every haulage firm.

23 September 2020

How to survive another lockdown

23 September 2020

While the sector did emerge triumphant from the last lockdown, there is still much we can learn from the first half of 2020. To avoid similar issues in the future, businesses should begin preparing now.

16 September 2020

The best and worst roads in the UK

16 September 2020

This week we’re discussing the best and worst roads in the Britain.

13 September 2020

Digitising the border in time for Brexit?

13 September 2020

The logistics industry is concerned that the promised Brexit border management software will not be ready for adequate testing and staff training.

02 September 2020

New EU rules force drivers to return home every four weeks

02 September 2020

Introduced on the 20th of August, these new EU rules include a requirement for drivers to ‘return home’ every four weeks. The governance also compels employers to seek accommodation for long-haul drivers – thus eliminating the detrimental practice of forcing drivers to sleep in their vehicles. 

27 August 2020

Getting back on track after the MOT extension

27 August 2020

The DVSA is encouraging motorists to book their vehicle in for an MOT as soon as possible to beat the anticipated rush.

20 August 2020

Top 5 safety tips for truckers

20 August 2020

Safety should be at the forefront of every hauliers mind. Truck driving is an undoubtedly hard job, and is frequently listed as one of the country’s most dangerous professions.

13 August 2020

Bracing for Brexit

13 August 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a huge challenge for almost every industry. While the economy is slowly recovering from the devastation – it’s imperative that businesses now prioritise the next hurdle; Brexit.

07 August 2020

How is Artificial Intelligence benefitting the logistics sector?

07 August 2020

The logistics sector is already making headway to becoming an industry driven by automation. 

31 July 2020

How Will The New Quarantine Measures Impact Logistics?

31 July 2020

While logistics workers have been mostly exempt from previous travel constraints – what impact will a second wave of coronavirus have on the industry?  

24 July 2020

The Reasons Why Logistics Costs are On The Rise

24 July 2020

Why are logistics costs on the rise – and how can companies adapt to become more cost efficient? 

16 July 2020

£705m Pledged for Britain’s Post-Brexit Borders

16 July 2020

With the end to Brexit’s transitional period on the horizon; fears for the future of the country are mounting. Despite this scepticism – the government claims that the country’s new border system will be “fully operational” from the 31st of December. 

13 March 2020

How Coronavirus will Affect the Road Haulage Industry

13 March 2020

The road haulage industry has been subject to numerous challenges in recent years, including uncertainty over regulatory changes under Brexit, driver shortages, and stagnant UK economic growth.

27 January 2020

5 predictions for the next decade in Transport & Logistics

27 January 2020

With the new decade upon us, TrackTrans discuss 5 ways in which the Transport & Logistics sector will change in the next 10 years.

07 January 2020

Transport Management: 5 Reasons to think Cloud

07 January 2020

Today’s transport supply chains are complicated enough. Therefore why be locked into an annual licence fee for Transport Management Solutions (TMS) when you need all the flexibility you can get? We suggest 5 reasons why Cloud-based TMS holds the answer.

16 December 2019

Is your transport business suffering from spreadsheet sprawl?

16 December 2019

If you’re drowning in spreadsheets, simply consign them to the shredder. Roger Murphy of TrackTrans offers an alternative approach with five very good reasons to embrace automation using the latest Transport Management Systems.

30 October 2019

Integrated Systems

30 October 2019

To achieve real agility and enable innovation in the modern-day transportation industry, complete cohesion between services is required. By employing TrackTrans, businesses are able to orchestrate logistical planning, distribution of workload to drivers, invoicing and warehouse management all under one platform.

23 October 2019

Logistics Administration on the Move

23 October 2019

Those that work within the transportation sector know all too well – business never sleeps! The industry is constantly shifting – thus, short-term responses to arising issues are absolutely intrinsic to a company’s pertinence and applicability to a customer’s logistical requirements.

16 October 2019

Embracing Paperless Operations

16 October 2019

Paperless technology has revolutionised our everyday lives by amplifying daily efficiency, however, in many cases; these innovations have yet to be applied to the work environment.

09 October 2019

How Will a No-Deal Brexit Impact the Road Transport Industry?

09 October 2019

After Article 50 was triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May in 2017 – the once unthinkable idea of Great Britain leaving the EU was finally set in motion.