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Self-Driven Vehicles

The advent of self-driving vehicles is gearing up to be a major game changer across all transport industries. The freight and supply chain industry, in particular, could see radical changes if the new technology becomes widely implemented. This article reports on the use of self-driving vehicles in road freight transportation and examines how this technology […]

New EU Labour Proposal to Affect Drivers Pay

On the 31st May, the EU announced a new labour proposal designed to prevent drivers from lower-wage countries from undercutting better paid workers when they travel to other member states.   Under the Commission’s new proposal, truck drivers can travel outside the EU member state where they live and still be paid according to their […]

Diesel Usage – Problems and Solutions

Diesel usage is an area where most Transport companies constantly strive to cut costs on. It is the biggest single cost to Haulage Firms, with an average of over 30% of total costs being fuel expenditure. Every Haulage firm targets this area in an effort to reduce costs, with the vast majority of firms daily […]

Cork Port – Containers to Cruise liners

In 2016 the volume of traffic through Cork Port decreased slightly from 2015 traffic reaching 9.2million tonnes. Imports remained steady whilst export figures decreased slightly mainly due to the closure of Lissheen Mines, and the halt of exporting lead and zinc through the port. Whilst the container traffic figures are encouraging, there was an impressive […]

Fundraising 2016

Hi Everyone, In November 2016 our Export Manager Wayne took part in a sponsored cycle from Limerick to Rosslare Harbour, along with Cannice McNay from JPG Freight Adare, and Peter Harding from Peter Harding International, Havefordwest and members of The Fishguard and District Round table. Wayne and Cannice raised just under €4500 for the Jack […]

Know your limits!

Irish Rail have reported an increase in railway bridge strikes by trucks in 2016, with the total looking set to have increased from 85 hit in 2015.  It is not always obvious what damaged has been caused , but it can be serious and costly to all involved not to mention the chance of injury. […]