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3T transport trends to watch for in 2014

If you are involved in logistics, you are probably ready for some good news. There’s no doubt that the past five or six years have been tough for hauliers and their customers as transport costs have risen both proportionately and in real terms, and margins have significantly reduced. As the effects of the Euro Zone …

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Why innovation is the way to recovery

Tim Fawkes of 3t Logistics (www.3t-europe.com) explains why he believes innovation is the way out of recession. As the recession in the UK recedes, we are left dealing with its legacy: caution, insecurity and a lack of commercial and financial confidence. However, I believe that the recession has also bequeathed a more positive desire for …

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Managing transport in difficult circumstances

As recent news reports demonstrate, the UK is ill equipped to deal with adverse weather conditions and a sudden snowstorm can cause considerable disruption to transport operations, costing industry thousands of pounds. However, in many European countries where snow is an everyday part of winter life, preparation pays dividends; vehicles are fitted with winter tyres …

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The Olympics and its logistics legacy

Tim Fawkes, Business Development Director of 3t logistics (www.3t-europe.com), one of the UK’s leading transport management companies ,explains how 3t  worked with its clients to help them prepare for the Olympic period, ensuring that customer service levels were maintained throughout the Games Defying all the gloomy predictions of chaos and disorganisation, the London Olympics and …

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Servicing Clients – are you getting it right?

Steve Twydell of transport management company 3T Logistics looks at the issue of over and under serving clients in the logistics industry. Servicing customers efficiently is a delicate balance of allocating the right number of staff and resources to the process whilst remaining financially viable. It’s also crucial to the success of any business involved …