Welcome to the place where we share our thoughts on the freight industry

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.

Thanks for reading – The Espace Team

Are driverless trucks a reality?

For years the concept of driverless cars was seen more as a flight of fancy but that is about to change.  Google has already clocked up thousands of miles in a hybrid Prius, its autonomous car is a familiar sight on the California and Nevada highways. What’s more, BMW...

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Road scams to watch out for

We’re worried about the rising cost of vehicle insurance at Espace Global Freight, it hits us hard and we know it hits our fellow motorists hard too. Sadly the cost of motor insurance is rising due to fraudulent claims by gangs of organised criminals that ‘stage’ car...

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What to look for from a free sat-nav app

Our drivers rely on the latest satellite navigation technology they can find their way to the most hard-to-reach destinations thanks to GPS technology. It seems hard to imagine a world without sat-navs. A large number of cars are equipped with navigation as standard,...

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How technology is shaping the future of road safety

Are you old enough to remember the time when it was optional to wear a seat belt in the UK? Road safety has come a long way since those days and modern vehicles are fitted with a wide range of safety devices. Here are just some of the advances that have been made in...

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New Year, new beginnings

Most people make resolutions for the New Year and by February the vast majority of these declarations are forgotten about. Take a different stance this year, make your business better and address concerns in the following areas. Cut freight costs: Work out how much...

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5 ways to save money in 2014

How positive are you feeling about the New Year? Hopefully you’ll be full of optimism for what lies ahead and be entering January in a positive frame of mind. The New Year is a good time to make resolutions and it’s not a bad time to think about reducing expenditure...

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What to consider before you ship goods

We touched on the subject of packing boxes correctly in one of our earlier blogs at Espace, give it a read if you are shipping an item at any point in the future. That’s only half the battle though. Once you pack the box you have to decide how to send it so we thought...

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How to pack a box for shipping

Ship a box overseas and you are never going to see it again so how do you make sure the item inside the box remains intact during it travels? This article looks at how to pack a box with care to prevent damaged goods from arriving at their destination.   1....

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5 methods to help you save fuel

One of our recent blogs covered the topic of extending freezes in fuel duty and we questioned whether this was enough by the government? We’d like to see a reduction in fuel duty if possible, it’d certainly make things easier for domestic freight companies and put...

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