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Are Gas Powered Vehicles Now a Realistic Alternative?

By David Batty, Fleet Engineer, Abbey Logistics Group That’s the question Abbey Logistics’ fleet engineer David Batty has been asking Read more »

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No More Evolution, but a Revolution: Competitive Freight Wagon Initiative

Shifting transports from road to rail is an ecological necessity, and there is widespread political support for that goal. Still, Read more »

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Trailer curtain design is pivotal for safety

With health and safety high on the list of priorities for distributors, installing the most suitable trailer curtains for a fleet Read more »

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Why green tyres help you to stay in the black

A practical test has confirmed that low rolling resistance tyres for HGVs can save €1.5 million in fuel costs significantly Read more »

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How IT systems can reduce disaster risk for shippers

Gordon Tutt explains how having the right software systems can help shippers to deal with disaster recovery With technology now Read more »

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Middle East depots start to fill the gap

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Over the past decade the Middle East has risen from being simply a feedstock supplier in the form of crude Read more »

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Securing barrels, IBCs and kegs – today’s challenge

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There are rules and regulations about cargo securing both in normal road traffic and particularly in the transport of dangerous Read more »

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EFTCO redesigns its Food Assessment programme

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EFTCO has launched the second phase of its food development system to meet the demands of the food industry and Read more »

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Highly engineered tank containers

From its semi-rural base in the Rhineland, WEW is showing the world how to build specialised tank containers. “Our customers Read more »

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More Miller time for Kennedy

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A new bulk bag filler speeds packaging at Kennedy rice mill. Each year the US rice harvest amounts to several Read more »

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Brand your bags

The humble FIBC is usually seen as a plain, general purpose big bag. But with a little imagination it can Read more »

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How to chose a tank cleaning facility

Marc Twisk, managing director of the European Chemical Transport Association (ECTA), explains what shippers need to look out for when Read more »

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Industrial packaging sustainability: the use and reuse of fibreboard drums

Phil Pease busts some common myths about fibre drums and explains the different between recycling and reuse Environmental awareness and Read more »

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Is Europe stuck in the slow lane?

The past few months have seen more controversy over transport in the European Union. At a time when continental Europe Read more »

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