Transport

Germany: Taking a weekly rest in your HGV is sort of banned

Germany: Taking a weekly rest in your HGV is sort of banned

As of 25 May 2017, Germany has banned lorry drivers from spending their regular weekly rest in the cabin of their HGV. The law was passed in March, and came into effect in May. Unlike similar bans in Belgium and France, however, in Germany the wording of the law allows for so much room for interpretation… Read more

Logistics industry event: The Logistics Hall of Fame finalists chosen

Logistics industry event: The Logistics Hall of Fame finalists chosen

The German leading event in the logistics industry is the Logistics Hall of Fame.The event has followed the purpose to honour leading persons who have made outstanding efforts to promote the further development of logistics and supply chain management. Although this is a German event, it also enjoys international attention as well. In the end of… Read more

Digital solutions to HGV parking space shortage

Digital solutions to HGV parking space shortage

“Telematics-controlled parking” and “Telematically Controlled Compact Parking” could prove to be the solution to HGV parking space shortage. In North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, alone, there is a shortage of 5,000 parking spaces according to data provided by the Association Spedition und Logistik e.V. (VSL). The federal government has recognised this problem and provided half a billion… Read more

Environmentally-friendly

HGV traffic increases along with emissions and empty runs

HGV traffic increases along with emissions and empty runs

A Government report from November shows an increase in motor vehicle traffic which could be indicating that the road haulage business is experiencing a small plus development. From last year October until September 2015 the motor vehicle traffic increased by 2.2%. Divided into motor vehicle types, LGV and HGV traffic also both increased over the… Read more

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    Success achieved with taste and flexibility

    Success achieved with taste and flexibility

    The family run company Zrnožit d.o.o. has a five-digit TimoCom ID, the smallest customer number in Montenegro – proof that they have been using the transport platform actively for years. At the same time, the production operation for meat products has a long history of using the transport platform as a path to long-term success… Read more

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