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UK Firms Challenged To Cut Freight Emissions

In the UK, lorries are causing a third of transport CO2 emissions. With simple new technologies, we can massively help reduce these harmful pollutants, improving our air quality. Roads Minister Jesse Norman has advised that UK businesses research into using low...

Women in the Logistics Industry

Nearly 1.5 million people work in transport and logistics in the UK. However, women globally fill less than 20% of executive level positions within this industry. Melanie Hall, Vice president of life sciences at DHL Supply Chain, spoke to the Guardian about her...

FTA Supports Truck Platooning

Platooning works by linking a series of trucks travelling along a motorway through the latest driving systems; operators can move large quantities of goods at consistent speeds, lowering fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. But as Christopher Snelling, FTA’s Head of...

Paragon Launches fleXipod Dashboard

Paragon has enhanced the reporting capabilities of its fleXipod electronic proof of delivery software with the launch of a new dashboard function The reporting dashboard will be available as standard to all new and existing customers via fleXipod’s browser-based...

Logistics Needs Time and Funding to Succeed Post-Brexit – Says FTA

Irish freight and logistics operators are calling on UK government Speaking in response to the UK government’s release of its positioning papers on Brexit, FTAI’s Aidan Flynn said that Ireland deserves to be part of the conversations, as the UK moves towards exiting...

What is a CPC and Who Needs It?

The CPC is the Certificate of Professional competence; The CPC is a set of standards set by the European Union to ensure that all drivers are competent and proficient. It requires that 35 hours of formal training are completed every 5 years. You need to complete a CPC...

HGV Regulations and Restrictions Costing Logistics Sector Millions

HGV regulations and restrictions are costing logistics operations tens of millions of pounds every year, so transport planners need to find clever ways to adapt to evolving legislation. Paragon will be speaking at the Microlise Transport Conference to discuss how...

Lower Thames Crossing – New Crossing Beneath River Thames

A preferred route has been selected for the new crossing of the River Thames. Location C is to be the new crossing east of Gravesend and Tilbury. This new crossing is set to improve journey time, reliability & economic benefits. Key facts New Thames crossing east...

Convoy in the Park 2017

The festival of trucks, drivers and life on the road. 22/23 July 2017 – Donington Park On the weekend of July 22-23, tens of thousands of truck drivers, race fans and enthusiasts will descend on Donington Park for the inaugural Convoy in the Park extravaganza....