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

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

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

HGV drivers’ patience required from 1 June

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Austria is planning to apply boarder control of 1 June 2016 at the Italian boarder. The alpine country is reacting very consequently to the expectations of more hundred thousands of  refugees who will take the boat trip to Italy and then through Austria. According to the Austrian Minister of Defense this is the reason why… Read more

Roses for Valentine’s Day on the road

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Valentine’s Day is approaching! Millions of roses will be bought and given to loved ones. Each year, the amount of those beautiful blossoms increases. But where do they come from? Definately not from your very own garden at this time of year. The journey of the roses starts in warmer areas where also the largest… Read more

Social media trend: Be like Timo

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@copyright TimoCom It had to happen sometime. You may already have seen it quite a few times and liked it. Or seen it a thousands of times and still have liked it…or you went to the other side and…hated it! A lot of your friends have probably already done one. I, in particular like that… Read more

Equip your lorry with the right winter “footgear”

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  The temperature on the barometer has not come much below plus in December and January is not as cold as we are used to, so not everyone is thinking about snow and winter tyres. But the weather is an unstable friend which could change its weather modd very quickly, so it is advised to… Read more