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Our experienced team will be posting important information, comment on the present and future as well as tips on how to get the best from your freight partner.

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The Biggest Risks Facing The Freight Industry

The Biggest Risks Facing The Freight Industry

Technology Technology has changed the way we work in such short period of time; for the most part for the better. Technologies like GPS mapping have helped drivers create more efficient routes which have allowed drivers to make deliveries on-time. However, the...

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Espace Acquires Westhaven Worldwide Logistics

  On 3rd May 2018, Espace acquired the assets and staff of Westhaven Worldwide Logistics (WWL) in Solihull, Birmingham. WWL are a specialist sea and air freight forwarding company who are members of the world’s largest forwarding partner network, the World Cargo...

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Employee ownership the way forward for Espace

Employee ownership the way forward for Espace

Last year we finalised the transfer of ownership of Espace to our employees An Employee Ownership Trust was created with all current employees qualifying as beneficiaries of the Trust and its annual distributable profits. "As good as the people we employ" Tony Shally,...

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How To Find The Best Freight Forwarder

How To Find The Best Freight Forwarder

Finding the best freight forwarder isn’t hard if you know what to look out for. There are a few key points to look out for: RESEARCH It’s important that you are clear on what actually is a freight forwarder and what they do? This will help you understand whether a...

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Are Driverless Trucks All They Are Cracked Up To Be?

  Driverless trucks are the future which is coming ever closer. Driver-less cars are starting to gain traction. It’s inevitable that in the next 20 years we will see the technology move onto trucks. This technology will have an impact on everyone some more than...

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EU Looks To Limit Low Wages For Foreign Truckers

EU Looks To Limit Low Wages For Foreign Truckers

Yesterday, the EU proposed to limit the days in which foreign drivers can drive across Europe on lower wages. Richer EU countries like France and Germany have complained competitors from Eastern Europe are undercutting them by sending over a driver on lower wages....

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Top 10 Countries With The Highest Trade Tariffs

The growth of globalisation over the past 50 years is something the world has never seen before. Globalisation has sourced from the developments of our technology, to be more specific our way of communication. Today, the internet and our mobile phones allow us to...

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