Should you use automated, yield-based pricing?

The current economy is challenging, so we all need to make more of our existing assets. Self storage companies have turned to automated pricing systems that increase prices in periods of high demand – could that work for removals?

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The Merry-Go-Round of Truck Stops

Unite the union has taken up the fight for improved truck stop facilities in the UK, stating that the current situation creates health issues for drivers and causes environmental problems as well.

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Clean Air Zones are multiplying

With Clean Air Zones (similar to London’s LEZ) coming to multiple cities across the country over the next few years, we’ve recently learned of a product that can be retro-fitted to your trucks to make them compliant.

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Operation Stack will be returning soon

A proposal to create a purpose built holding area on the M20 to ease the problems of drivers caught up in Operation Stack has floundered due to a missing environmental assessment, leaving the country facing another….

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New Board Appointment at the DVSA

A new appointee to the board of the DVSA suggests things may be about to take a more IT-focused direction at the transport industry’s regulatory body.

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Notice of Driver Examiner Strike

The DVSA have given notice of a strike by some driving examiners which will take place on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 December.

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Just days until the 2017 Movers & Storers Show!

A sold out show floor with loads of new exhibitors, a packed programme of seminars, more vehicles than ever before, and it’s all free! What’s not to love…

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Weekly rests in cabs – update

As a follow on to our September story about increased powers for the DVSA (Driver Vehicles Standards Agency), in particular in relation to drivers taking a weekly rest in a properly designed sleeper cab, the RHA have joined the debate. They have had clarification that the DVSA will take no action against a driver using […]

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Stor-Age acquire Storage King

One of the major self-store operators in South Africa, Stor-Age is finalising a deal to take over a major slice of UK operator Storage King.

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AIM launch as Association

At this year’s Movers and Storers show, the Association of Independent Movers will officially launch and members of its forerunner, the Alliance, will have their membership transferred on renewal.

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Back to Boom or Bust Fridays?

A new report has been released which has found that despite industry lobbying, in 2016 over 40% of all house transactions still completed on a Friday.

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