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3 entries for February 2016

Freight & Logistics is moving ahead - by Matt Harrington, Editor, Freight & Logistics

Posted on: Monday, 8 February 2016 by Jackie Langridge in category Media and campaigns

When I was appointed as the new editor of Freight magazine at the end of last year, I was tasked with refreshing the content of the long-established members’ magazine, making it into a ‘pick up and read’, and – crucially – covering the stories that ...

Driver facilities are a sign of respect – by Jenny Tipping

Posted on: Monday, 8 February 2016 by Jackie Langridge in category Road

The shortage of lorry drivers means that these days we are able to pick and choose which company we work for, and the facilities provided for basic tasks like preparing food, washing and going to the loo are fundamental to our experience of the job. ...

Daily issues for the modern lorry driver by Stuart Cooke of BMG Insurance

Posted on: Tuesday, 2 February 2016 by Jackie Langridge in category Road

For those who don’t work in the freight and logistics industry it may seem that the life of a lorry driver is a pretty easy one; they are able to sit down all day and get to listen to the radio whilst working. ...