VE Day draws timely parallel with war on Covid-19

Thankfully, for most British citizens the experience of war is only gleaned through the lens of the TV, Internet or from news and historical information. Processing the reality of these events is near impossible for the onlooker.  For this reason,... - Read more


New UK Immigration policy – how will we all cope?

January 31st, 2020 came and went and the dust is slowly settling.  The UK is out of the EU and many businesses that rely on temporary or seasonal workers have expressed concern about how they are going to sustain their... - Read more


Warehouse jobs - on the line?

The broader question under consideration in this blog is whether some manual jobs are under threat due to advancements in technology.  If you have the chance to look at companies such as Boston Dynamics, ( you will be astounded by... - Read more


Reducing our carbon tyre print

A recent report issued by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) unveils some interesting trends in road transport carbon emissions.  With a positive transition to more fuel efficient vehicles, including broader uptake of electric cars and lorries, anecdotally, one may... - Read more


Vera is quiet, understated and the future of bulk logistics

A quiet revolution has begun.  Talk around the real application of autonomous vehicles in a commercial context has been, up to this point, mostly exploratory.  Nevertheless, the tide of change towards a more efficient and greener logistics model is now... - Read more


EU Speed limiters to improve safety – but at what cost?

2022 will see the introduction of mandatory speed limiters in all new cars.  This EU initiative, which will be adopted by the UK irrespective of the Brexit outcome, will, according to research, reduce traffic accidents by 30% which equates to... - Read more


Birmingham clean air zone gets closer

Birmingham, along with Leeds, Nottingham, Derby and Southampton have to clean-up their act or be fined!  By 2020, air quality in these cities must be improved.  Vehicles travelling into Birmingham will be charged according to their exhaust emissions which will... - Read more


Slow can be a fast way to an accident

Prince Phillip’s little motoring mishap has thrown light on the risk some elderly drivers can pose on our busy roads.  Whilst his actions thankfully resulted in no major harm done, the fact remains that reaching our senior years, whether we... - Read more


Will a no-deal Brexit cripple our logistics industry?

If Ireland’s backstop agreement conundrum isn’t approved, a no deal Brexit is a distinct possibility.  With a defiant EU unwilling to entertain further negotiations, the UK may be faced with a stark ultimatum that few openly support.  For the UK’s... - Read more


Tailgating – too close for comfort!

Tailgating.   Most of us have encountered this awful phenomenon at some point in our driving history.  That uncomfortable feeling you experience when someone, who you have no knowledge of or connection to, is spotted in your rear-view mirror only feet... - Read more

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