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

TimoCom and FleetBoard cooperate together

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Europe’s largest transport platform TimoCom and Daimler FleetBoard, one of Europe’s leading telematics providers for trucks and omnibuses, cooperate together. The reason for this cooperation is the newly developed FleetBoard store for Apps, which was presented for the first time at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 and will be available in 2017. TimoCom’s App will… Read more

Summertime equals driving bans for the HGVs

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  the summertime equals a maze in regards to plan with all the driving bans all over Europe. And beware, if you do not regard the driving bans, it is an expensive ban, if you are caught driving.   The sun is shining, the days are bright and long and everybody’s planning the summer holidays…. Read more

Brexit, keep calm or panic?

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  First, everybody spoke about the Greexit, now a possible Brexit is knocking on the door of the EU. In two weeks the British will have to decide the future of their country and the relationship with the rest of Europe. Will UK become the first country to leave the European Union of their own… Read more

A lorry driver’s tale: Laura is all about style

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  A topic which often arouses some curiosity, even among non-professionals, often scepticism and irony among lorry drivers and some colleagues: Women who choose to become professional HGV drivers. Today we want to have a chat with Laura, a young woman with a strong character and determination. And who works as a lorry driver.  … Read more

Grand opening of the Gotthard Base Tunnel

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Strengthening combined transport in Europe On the 1st of June 2016, after years of planning and many decisions, the time has finally come: the opening ceremony of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in the heart of the Swiss Alps! With 56,978 metres (west tunnel; east tunnel 57,091 metres), the Gotthard Base Tunnel is the longest railway tunnel… Read more