Intermodal transport vs. road transport in America

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When it comes to intermodal transport, it is the Americans who are the real experts. According to Association of American Railroads (ARR) intermodal transport is the way to success. Their presumption is supported by the record number of containers and trailers of 13.5 mill. which were transported last year. At the moment intermodal transport is… Read more

Angry French farmers block the streets

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HGV drivers driving France/UK is a test of patience at the moment. In Dover and Calais there are traffic jams to cross the tunnel of many kilometres as way is blocked. Migrants trying to reach UK are breaking into lorries to hide or block the tunnel trying to go through that way. At the moment… Read more

Guest blog: Energy management

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From my experience as a private pilot I can tell you that driving a lorry and steering an airplane is not so different from one another. Basically, the tasks and circumstances are quite similar. We want to go from A to B and during the trip we have to keep an eye on other road… Read more

German BAG raises penalties regarding toll violations

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By 1 July 2015, the BAG (Ministry for transportation) raises fines regarding toll violations for the first time. The toll fee was constantly raised since introduction in 2005, whilst the fine stayed the same. Now it is to be changed. Who does not pay the toll fee on purpose has to be aware of higher… Read more

We truck

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In France there are around 6 million trucks on the road transporting goods from A to B. Trucks transporting good either within France or crossing to get to countries as Spain, Germany, Italy or Great Britain. Mainly it is only the driver in the cabin. Sometimes they take friends or tramper with them so the… Read more

FREJA Transport & Logistics A/S now in Dutch/Belgian partnership

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FREJA Transport & Logistics A/S in Norway, Sweden and Denmark and Wim Bosman Expeditie in the Netherlands and Belgium have entered into a partnership for forwarding activities. By establishing this new partnership, FREJA and Wim Bosman can realize their shared ambition of setting up of a high quality, innovative and competitive distribution solution between the… Read more

Bare feet, socks or shoes?

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It is a topic which is often discussed: Is it responsible for a lorry driver to drive bare feet, in just socks or in flip flops? Or do we need restrictions on this matter which requires sturdy footwear when driving a vehicle. Your opinion? Possibility no. 1: Drving instructors, the police and other experts advise… Read more

A superhighway from London to New York?

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Driving all the way from London to New York? It is a crazy idea but still, it could become reality because only a road connection between Russia and Alaska would be necessary. Costs fo the project: 3 billions of dollars. Who invented the plan? Russian employees at the Academy of Science presented an idea connecting… Read more