Green logistics for the bulk sector

Green logistics for the bulk sector

18 November 2019

The road haulage sector, including bulk logistics, is essential to the productivity of the UK economy. The Road Haulage Association (RHA) reports that 89 percent of all goods transported by land in Great Britain are moved directly by road, and that road haulage is the UK’s fifth largest employer. Unfortunately, all that activity is bound to have an impact on the environment. ‘Green logistics’ and sustainability are becoming increasingly important considerations for bulk logistics fleet managers, so how might a more sustainable transport infrastructure impact the industry?  Read More >>

The importance of ATEX

The importance of ATEX

31 October 2019

Sadly, you don’t have to look far to find proof of how vital ATEX regulations are to modern-day industry. As the two European Directives that govern the management of explosive atmospheres, ATEX covers the minimum requirements for improving the health and safety protection of workers, as well as the equipment and protective systems used in such environments.  Read More >>

The big fleet challenges and how to overcome them

The big fleet challenges and how to overcome them

02 October 2019

Whether a fleet consists of five vehicles or 500 plus, certain management issues are universal. Challenges change as impacting factors shift, but any firm that relies on a commercial fleet, including bulk logistics companies, must find ways to address and work around them. Read More >>

What’s next in bulk logistics digitisation?

What’s next in bulk logistics digitisation?

26 September 2019

Managing a bulk logistics operation digitally, as well as leveraging the data that a digital solution collects and generates, is becoming more vital by the day. According to PwC, more industry experts name transport and logistics (T&L) as the sector to which data and analytics will be most impactful. Despite this, only 28 percent of T&L companies rate themselves as ‘advanced’ on digitisation. Technology’s impact on industry shows no sign of slowing, and there’s never been a better time to make the switch from paper-based management to a digitised bulk logistics system. Read More >>

DCC Energi optimise deliveries with Touchstar

DCC Energi optimise deliveries with Touchstar

06 September 2019

DCC Energi were established back in 2009 through acquisition of Shell’s oil distribution business. The business comprised sales of more than 200 million litres of heating oil and transport fuels to domestic and small commercial and industrial customers throughout Denmark. Since the establishment the business has expanded organically into natural gas, lubricants and marine gas oil. The Touchstar fuel distribution system for DCC Energi in Denmark is fundamental in maintaining their high levels of customer service and to ensure highly flexible and cost-effective operation. Read More >>

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