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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.
Thanks for reading – The Espace Team
EU transport commissioner Violeta Bulc has announced plans to introduce a distance based charging scheme across the EU. This would replace the various schemes and tolls applicable in member states. In France and Italy, highways have tolls (péage), while others have...read more
Freight vehicles using the Port of Dover from Tuesday 3 February 2015 will no longer have to stop for weighing before ferry boarding.
A result of the Governments “Red Tape Challenge”, new measures at the Port of Dover mean that freight vehicles will not have to stop and be weighed. The changes should help to speed up international delivery so will be welcome news to UK international transport...read more
The commission hopes that proposed improvements to the transport network throughout Europe will be part funded by the private sector and that the new infra structure will be completed by 2020. This is great news for the freight industry and anyone involved in European...read more
European Road Freight Price increases temporarily on hold The European Road Freight industry nervously awaited a decision from Germany which could have had an impact on freight prices within Europe. However, the plans to apply the German minimum wage to foreign truck...read more
Express courier services from UK could get even quicker once the road improvements announced by Government start to take effect. Delivery to Europe from UK will benefit enormously from improvements to M25, A34 & A27. Also enhanced junctions on the A20 will speed...read more
UK international freight companies will be just one of the market sectors who will hopefully benefit from quicker deliveries next year. The government have announced plans to raise the national speed limit from 50 mph to 60 mph for lorries travelling on dual...read more
The time-critical European delivery service of Espace Europe, known as “The Freight Emergency Service”, was very proud to be announced as an Award winner at the Global Freight Awards on 19th November hosted by Lloyds Loading List. It won the “Specialist Freight...read more
November 3rd 2014 saw the launch of Espace Europe’s European Express Calculator to the U.K’s Freight forwarding and Logistics Industry. After a very short registration process, manufacturers and logistics companies will be given online access to Espace’s unique...read more
November 3rd 2014 saw the launch of Espace Europe’s European Express Calculator to the U.K’s Freight forwarding and Logistics Industry. Armed simply with a collection and delivery postcode, customers with time-critical European freight will be able to generate their...read more
Dawn Ellis, a Freight Account Manager, in our Lichfield office undertook a skydive on 25th October to raise £1000 for Breast Cancer Care. Well done Dawn! A great cause and achievement for you. Glad to have you back in one piece! If you would like to donate, please...read more