• Drone Delivery Trials For NHS In Scotland

    Drone Delivery Trials For NHS In Scotland

    AS COVID-19 testing rapidly gathers pace in the UK, a proposed drone delivery service will give isolated communities access to tests. Based at Lorn and Islands Hospital in Oban, the trial will consist of two-way […]

     
  • Don-Bur Raises The Roof

    Don-Bur Raises The Roof

    Operators who maximise the internal space on a double deck trailer by going as high as they can, compromise with a reduced fuel consumption. Now Don-Bur has designed an ‘expanding roof’ that gives an operator […]

     
  • Self-Insurance: Taking On More Risk

    Self-Insurance: Taking On More Risk

    Self-insurance sounds like a perfect solution to rising insurance costs, and while it can lower your premiums, it also puts fleets into a risk bracket few can really afford, writes Robin Meczes. THE RISING cost […]

     
  • How Do Hauliers Get Insurance Premiums Down?

    How Do Hauliers Get Insurance Premiums Down?

    Reducing insurance premiums requires several small steps rather than simply changing providers every 12 months, as John Kendall finds out. TAXES, fuel and insurance premiums; probably the top three things that transport companies would be […]

     
  • How To TIP The Scales

    How To TIP The Scales

    A new location and growth in truck rental has helped TIP Trailer Services increase its presence in Scotland. Kevin Swallow speaks to Mike Furnival about investment and future plans, while remaining open during the Covid-19 […]

     
  • Going The X-tra Mile

    Going The X-tra Mile

    The death knell for 7.5 tonners has been ringing for some time, yet the market continues unabated. Kevin Swallow took to the road in a MAN TGL, given the X-Lion treatment, to see how the […]

     
  • A Family Affair

    A Family Affair

    If you run a small haulage firm and decide to employ a family member as transport manager, make sure their knowledge is beyond reproach, reports Chris Tindall… Haulage firms relying on a spouse to take […]