How do I find the right shipping insurance?

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Find out what you need to pay attention to when selecting shipping insurance. Depending on the type of goods being transported, the whole shipment might be worth six or even seven figures. If something goes wrong and you do not have the right insurance, the results can be fatal. But how do you avoid situations… Read more

The right way to deal with transport damage

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An explanation from TimoCom lawyer Christophe Schott and a surveyor Transport damage can happen in a flash. Even transport professionals with long years of experience are not immune to items breaking while in their care. It can happen during loading, during transport or even when unloading. It is true that most of this damage is… Read more

Nostalgia is just not what it used to be

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Back then, everything was better – it was all still made of wood. Whenever there is a crisis in the transport industry, people love to look back to the good old days, a few decades ago, where everything is supposed to have been better. But those times are often viewed through rose coloured glasses. It… Read more

Changes to winter tyres obligation law

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The new rule stipulates that commercial vehicles with a gross vehicle weight exceeding 3.5 t not only have to be equippede with winter tyres on the driv axle during winter conditions – as until now – but also on the ‘front steering axles’. Nevertheless, there is no need to panic because the law may have… Read more

Logistics industry event: The Logistics Hall of Fame finalists chosen

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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

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“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

Logistics industry event: The Logistics Hall of Fame

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One of the leading events in the logistics industry is the Logistics Hall of Fame, a German founded event with a great international note as well. Since 2013, this events has followed the purpose to honour leading figures who have made outstanding efforts to promote the further development of logistics and supply chain management. An important… Read more

Trade fair Multimodal 2017 at NEC, Birmingham

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The trade fair Multimodal is the premier event for the freight and logistics industry and cargo owners in in the UK and Ireland and this year it’s taking place for the tenth time. Europe’s largest transport platform, TimoCom, is attending the Multimodal trade fair for the second time. Last year, the IT company fascinated the Multimodal… Read more