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Lorries need to use suitable Sat Navs



April 19, 2017 /

According to a new study, motorists who rely on computer navigation devices do in fact “switch off” part of their brain in the process. A University College London team took 24 volunteers on a two-hour walking tour of Soho, then asked them to “drive” a computer-simulated car through the area’s narrow streets the following day.…


6 Top Tips for importing goods from China



April 12, 2017 /

In the current economic climate post Brexit, leaving the EU means that foreign relations have become more important than ever. Here are our 6 top tips for importing goods from China… 1. Ensure that the goods are permitted in your country, and that they are correctly classified. International trade is heavily regulated, and Supreme Freight…


Record losses for Air France’s KLM Cargo Division



March 22, 2017 /

2016 saw a record loss for the cargo division of the Air France KLM group. The French-Dutch airline recorded a full-year operating loss of €244m, compared with a €245m loss in 2015. This was a 14% year on year decline as a result of structural industry overcapacity and a decline in traffic of 6.3% to…


Drone delivery experimented by UPS



March 15, 2017 /

The experiment, in Lithia Florida, involved launching a drone from the top of a vehicle, delivering its package and returning by itself, all whilst the delivery driver is able to continue driving at the same time. “This test is different than anything we’ve done with drones so far. It has implications for future deliveries, especially…


Lorry pothole claims rejected by road transport group



March 8, 2017 /

The poor state of Britian’s roads does not lie with the logistics industry say the Freight Transport Association (FTA) According to the Local Government Association (LGA) there are more potholes and wear of the roads because of the 5% rise in lorries on British roads since last year, an increase of 1.7bnt. LGA transport spokesman…