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

Game session at Europe’s largest transport platform

Posted by in Freight Exchange

In the first 10 days after the launch of the TIMOCOM Messenger, more than 500,000 messages were sent using it. The highest number of simultaneous users counted so far was 37,000, and this is set to increase. But TIMOCOM is not only breaking new ground in logistics IT with the Messenger: internal product training for… Read more

HGV traffic increases along with emissions and empty runs

Posted by in Environmentally-friendly

A Government report from November shows an increase in motor vehicle traffic which could be indicating that the road haulage business is experiencing a small plus development. From last year October until September 2015 the motor vehicle traffic increased by 2.2%. Divided into motor vehicle types, LGV and HGV traffic also both increased over the… Read more

High number of users equals quality?

Posted by in Freight Exchange

When a freight exchange is not just a freight exchange   If you are a road haulier, freight forwarder or working with logistics, you have probably come across freight exchanges. If not, the short explanation is that freight exchanges are a kind of internet noticeboard to offer available loads and freight jobs which transport sellers… Read more

8 things to be aware about before assigning a load

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Better safe than sorry, says an old popular. This applies even more so when you have to assign a load to a road haulier with whom you perhaps for the first time work with. A few simple rules can help in the selection and verification of the road haulier.     Check and save all… Read more

The TimoCom freight exchange: The transport barometer

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The TIMOCOM freight exchange publishes an overview of the freight to vehicle ratio every quarter based oh their TIMOCOM transport barometer and the first quarter this year have shown a freight volume higher than in the last three years. Only in 2011 was the total freight volume bigger. The freight share decreased in February, but… Read more