New portal with overview of pan-European truck driving bans

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Planning pan-European road transport is quite the challenge for freight forwarders, road hauliers and lorry drivers with all the different driving bans. In some countries it even differs within the country, e.g. Germany where the bank holidays and holiday periods are different from one another depending on the federal state.   All Pan-European truck driving… Read more

Calculation excercise for opponents of the longer heavier vehicle

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In the absence of better arguments, those opposed to the LHV, or longer heavier vehicle, are constantly using pseudo-reasoning to make their opposition clear. Of course, it helps that in Germany people are able to defame the truck in general, and in particular the LHV by using false arguments, since doing so is popular and serves… Read more

The transport journey of the roses

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Valentine’s day, the day of love. The following Tuesday, 14 February, is the day. Millions of roses will be bought and given to loved ones. Where does the custom come from? A common rumour, which sounds plausible, says that the florists had a great influence on the matter. After all, they are always looking forward… Read more

6 facts about new French minimum wage law

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On 1 July 2016, France introduced new regulations regarding the minimum wage for foreign lorry drivers on French soil. TimoCom has collected the six most important facts on the new minimum wage laws for you: 1. The Wage For cabotage  and freight delivery across borders with a starting point or destination in France, the French minimum… Read more

Success achieved with taste and flexibility

Posted by in Freight Exchange, Transport

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

Summertime equals driving bans for the HGVs

Posted by in Logistics, Transport

  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?

Posted by in Freight Exchange, Logistics, Transport

  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

Strikes in France: A problem for the logistics industry

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  Burning tires, streets blocked by lorries, empty filling stations. The strikes in France, protesting against the planned job market reforms, have been going on for two weeks. And this has consequences: A partial work stop means that filling stations are not receiving deliveries, and the government has had to access strategic fuel reserves. The… Read more