#LoveLogistics

With #lovelogistics, we are giving credits to the logistics industry that it deserves in the time of this pandemic. Join us at this moment by sharing the articles with others and let’s show some love to our Logistics workers.

Farrall’s Group impressed with the Scania CNG HGV trial

Farrall’s Group and Knauf Insulation have been working with CNG Fuels UK to trial a Scania Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) HGV to see how a greener fuel alternative would help reduce their carbon footprint.  The vehicle was trialled throughout January & February on Farrall’s Groups’ South Wales operation dedicated to Knauf Insulation.  The results of the trial proved that they would see a 90% reduction in CO2 produced per truck per annum.  As a result, Farrall’s Group is planning to order its first batch of CNG vehicles to be fully operational in 2023. ‘Results from the Scania CNG trial’ Farrall’s Group managing director, Matthew Farrall, said: “We’ve been amazed by the results from the Scania CNG trial and seeing the re...[Read More]

Free live mental health session this Friday 3rd with Mental Health Solutions

Lockdown is easing and things are slowly getting back to normal. But how bad has our mental health been affected during this pandemic? Last month, we announced that, as part of our #LoveLogistics campaign, we partnered with Mental Health Solutions for online mental health sessions. We’re excited to launch our first 1-hr session this Friday (3 July) at 2:30 pm which will cover tips and tricks for the trucking community on how to best cope with mental health.  Colin Symington – Bailey , the Mental Health Solutions consultant, will discuss the following topics: – Mental health statistics – in relation to the workplace – Stigma and discrimination – Stress and burnout – Managing anxiety – Self-care practices – ActionforHappiness’ 10 keys to ...[Read More]

Gearmate joins #LoveLogistics and develops ventilators to assists the COVID-19 crisis

Gearmate is proud to develop its new Ventilator to assist with the global crisis.

Fleet Speak donates 250 PPE kits to drivers in need

Fleet Speak will be donating 250 PPE kits to drivers in need over the next few weeks. 

Small gesture goes a long way for one trucker

Lorry driver David Crossley was on the UK’s M180 motorway when he noticed an elderly woman clapping from a bridge.

Mental Health Solutions joins the #LoveLogistics campaign

It is with immense pleasure that we announce that Mental Health Solutions is joining #LoveLogistics, our campaign to support and thank the industry for the great job they are doing.

Scania takes to the road to give back to #TransportHeroes

Scania is sending out its hospitality trailer to serve complimentary refreshments to the truck drivers.

Government remarks on “incredible effort” from the logistics industry

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Roads and Transport Security, Baroness Vere of Norbiton thanked the industry for the “incredible effort” to ensure Britain is “fuelled and fed”.

How retailers are treating delivery drivers during the pandemic: Amazon

We spoke to one Amazon delivery driver, who was recruited in April, to ask him how he feels he has been treated by the online retail giant throughout the pandemic.

Hauliers forced to park fleets as work dries up

Almost half (46%) of haulier’s lorries in the UK have been taken off the road since the coronavirus outbreak started.

#LoveLogistics: free online wellbeing session for drivers on Wednesday 29th April at 11 am.

As part of our #LoveLogistics campaign, our friends over at Connected2 have set up a free online wellbeing session for drivers on Wednesday 29th April at 11 am.

Lack of PPE making it “impossible” for drivers to follow government guidelines

Truckers were recently called “first responders” by the CEO of an industry group in the US. After all, they’re carrying essentials around the country, ensuring everybody is fed and watered during the coronavirus crisis.